If you have suggestions for topics or speakers  for future workshops, we would love to hear from you.  Contact Heather Schey, Lunch & Learn Coordinator at 401-738-1013 or via email to

OSCIL will be holding a VIRTUAL Lunch and Learn Workshop via Zoom on Wednesday, July 29th starting at 12 noon. The title of this workshop is:

Self-Directed Independent Provider Program Available for Medicaid LTSS Recipients Living in Their Homes


The Independent Provider (IP) Program is a self-directed option for people living in their homes who need assistance with personal care and homemaker services, and who have been approved for Medicaid and Long Term Services and Supports (LTSS). The program allows people to select their specially trained personal care aides (PCAs); control their service schedules; and receive case management and assistance.

Elaine Choiniere, Independent Provider (IP) Program Administrator, will be presenting for the Executive Office of Health and Human Services. 


Here is the link to join this Zoom Meeting on the above date & time:

Meeting ID: 897 862 1429

Or by Phone: 1-646-558-8656

For questions, contact our office at 738-1013 or by email to


You may also call our office at 738-1013 or

email for more information.


As part of OSCIL’s mission to provide outreach, education and opportunities for peer support, OSCIL offers these Lunch and Learn workshops highlighting various solutions that can increase access in your home and community.


A Sign Language Interpreter and CART have been secured.


Contact us at least one week in advance if you need additional accommodations.