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Home and Community Based Services (HCBS)

Home and Community Based Services provides adults age 60 and over and adults with physical disabilities who are at risk of entering long-term care facilities the option of receiving services in their homes. OPTIONS for Community Living is a state-funded program. Title III-B is federally funded through the Older Americans Act.

The services offered through HCBS are provided to clients based on availability and level of need. They include the following:

  • Homemaker services
  • Personal care
  • Home-delivered meals

To be eligible for the OPTIONS program, an individual must:

  • Be a resident of Tennessee
  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • Meet Activities of Daily Living (ADL) and Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADL) limitation requirements

To be eligible for Title III-B in-home services, an individual must:

  • Be 60 years of age or older
  • Must meet ADL and IADL limitation requirements


To find out more about HCBS services, contact your local Area Agency on Aging and Disability at 1-866-836-6678.