Adult Foster Care Program

Adult Foster Care Program (AFC) provides assistance to individuals to live with a caregiver, who is trained by our staff and paid a stipend to provide daily care within a family setting rather than a nursing home or nursing facility.

Caregivers may be non-family members, or family members (except legally responsible relatives or spouses). The caregiver provides assistance with Activities of Daily Living (ADL’s) & Instruments of Activities of Daily Living (IADL’s) and 24-hour supervision.

In order to be eligible for these services, an individual must:

  • Be willing to live with caregiver
  • Not require full-time skilled nursing care
  • Provide companionship
  • Medication reminders
  • Prescription pickup/drop off
  • Requires assistance with Activities of Daily Living that includes:
    • Bathing
    • Dressing
    • House Cleaning
    • Laundry
    • Meal Preparation
    • Locomotion
    • Ambulation
    • Transferring
    • Personal Hygiene
    • Eating
  • Case Management
  • Services 7 days a week

Eligibility Requirements:

  • 16 years of age and older
  • Individuals who require assistance with activities of daily living (ADL’s) & Instruments of Activities of Daily Living (IADL’s) and unable to live alone
  • Requires direct care
  • Member of MassHealth Standard, BMC HP, CCA, SWH and Tufts HP and other approved providers
  • Physician approval

Our staff provides services in many languages, here’s a partial list, but not limited to:

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Haitian Creole
  • French
  • Cape Verde Creole
  • Portuguese
  • Vietnamese
  • Russian