The Human Services Department mission is: To transform lives. Working with our partners, we design and deliver innovative, high quality health and human services that improve the security and promote independence for New Mexicans in their communities.

Intake And Eligibility

The DDSD Intake and Eligibility Bureau (IEB) is comprised of the Central Registry and the Pre-Admission Screening and Resident Review (PASRR) units.

Central Registry

The Central Registry Unit is responsible for the Central Registry Database and Waiting List for DD Waivers. This includes processing DD Waiver Applications, making application Eligibility Determination, and managing the Allocation Process for Developmental Disabilities Waiver and Mi Via Self-Directed Waiver.

Pre-Admission Screening and Resident Review

The Pre-Admission Screening & Resident Review (PASRR) unit manages the federal PASRR program which requires that individuals be screened for mental illness, intellectual disability or related conditions which affect intellectual functioning, prior to admission to a Medicaid certified nursing facility.