Adult Foster Care (also known as Adult Family Care) is a MassHealth program which can support individuals age 16 and older living in the community with related or non-related families. Participants and caregivers will be assessed for eligibility according to MassHealth regulations but key components are:
AFC participants must need daily supervision or assistance with at least one activity:
AFC caregivers can be family members if they are not legal guardians. They receive:
Shared Living is a Department of Developmental Services and Department of Children and Families funded program which matches children and adults with non-related caregivers and families. Participants must be referred by above mentioned agencies.