Nursing Facility Transition Program

Easterseals MORC

Nursing Facility Transition Program

About the Program

The Nursing Facility Transition Services Program is a Medicaid program that assists nursing facility residents that would like to explore community-based living options.  Services are offered to assist in securing housing and facilitate a successful discharge to the community.  Transition services are non-recurring expenses necessary to enable an individual that is transitioning from a nursing facility or other institutional setting to the community to establish a basic household and do not constitute room and board.


One time transition services offered through the program include:

  • Housing and security deposit required to secure adequate accommodations within the community
  • Household needs such as furniture, window coverings, food preparation items and linens
  • Health and safety needs such as pest removal, allergen control and cleaning services
  • Assistance with utility service initiation fees including telephone, electricity, heating and water
  • Various transition supports an services


Services are available to Medicaid beneficiaries residing in a nursing facility and looking for assistance to facilitate a successful discharge to the community.  To determine eligibility or to receive additional information regarding transition services, contact (833) 686-7700 or

Contact Information

Easterseals MORC Home Care’s Direct Contact & Referral Line:


Easterseals MORC Home Care’s Fax Referral Number:


MDHHS Contact Line to make a referral:

833-686-7700 or TTY: 833-285-5910