Waiver Workgroup- Workforce Crisis

​Jim Brown

Ohioans with disabilities cannot get the care they desperately need because of the workforce shortage caused by extremely low wages. DD providers are locked into reimbursement rates set by the State of Ohio. Only action by state officials can resolve this issue. Share your story & sign the petition!

The Ohio Waiver Network board represents its members by sitting on many Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities (D.O.D.D.) committees. 

NEW! Local Provider Support "Think Tank"


Waiver Simplification Work Group

Annette Wood

What are we doing?

"Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results." 

Andrew Carnegie

Committees & Workgroups

Current Trainings

For current training offered by O.W.N., visit our training page found here:

Blueprint group: adult day & employment services

Annette Wood

​Kathy Phillips

Regular Meetings with the DODD Director

Kathy Phillips

If you are an O.W.N. member and would like anything shared during these meetings, please contact us!