Online and Automated Telephone Service
In some cases, a broker may provide expertise in only one area. Others may have expertise developed in a variety of areas. An independent broker may not be human service focused. If you want to know about buying or finding a home, use a realtor as your broker. If you want to find a job, try a job locator on the internet. Brokers may charge hourly or daily or in a lump sum for providing their services.
Your supports coordinator or personal agent will help you develop your plan of service based on your person centered plan. A broker can help you implement your plan by helping you hire staff, find a place to live, find a job, identify leisure activities, and access other agencies for resources.