Frequently asked questions

What are the ages of clients you work with?

Essential Services LLC works with kids to adults 62 ½.

What areas do you provide service in?

We are certified to work in all of Oregon.

What does it cost to receive services?

When you have been approved for services through the Offices of Developmental Disability Services, our services are free to you as they are Medicaid funded.

In some instances, we can work with private pay. Please contact us.


What if I don’t know if I’m approved for services?

We can help you start the process with your local Disabilities Development Office to determine if you are eligible.

Do you offer Relief/Respite care?

As long as you have Relief/Respite care listed in your care plan, we can provide that service.

Do you have client events?

Yes! While COVID-19 restrictions are in place, we provide events that are in compliance with the State of Oregon.

I have a family member that I would like to be a care provider for, can I do that?

Yes. As long as you are over 18 and not the legal guardian of the family member, you are welcome to apply to become a Direct Support Professional. Please contact us for more information.

How do you work with the brokerage & DDI office?

The case manager from the brokerage house works with us, the agency, letting us know the types of services the client needs. We, the agency, provide this information to the DSP, who will be working with the client.