Section 21 & 29
Wait List Numbers
Maine citizens with intellectual disabilities and/or autism continue to wait, some as long as eight years, for funding to provide essential MaineCare services.
The purpose of this website is to allow people interested in the Section 21 and Section 29 waiver wait lists in Maine to obtain accurate information from a trustworthy source about the current status of the waitlists.
Click here to learn How the Section 21 Priority Lists are determined by DHHS.
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Waitlist information is provided by DHHS Office of Aging and Disability Services (OADS). The waitlist information below is based on the most recent update from OADS.
As of 1/1/21:
Section 21 wait list = 1864 people
Section 21 wait list - People with no services = 444
Section 29 wait list = 247 people
Section 29 wait list - People with other services = 94
Section 29 wait list - People with no services = 153