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Adult Foster Care

Program/Service description Adult Foster Care is a housing option for individuals who need some supervision and can no longer remain in their own homes. Foster Care takes place in supportive, family settings. Individuals who are enrolled in this program get help in finding placement in a foster care home.
Public funding source(s)*
  • State funds
  • Social Service Block Grant (SSBG)
Who is eligible Low-income adults who meet specific medical, financial and social criteria.
Where it is available Statewide
Who to contact for information or enrollment Contact the Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities by phone or e-mail.
Related internet links Administration on Aging - Home and Community-Based Care
(http://www.aoa.gov/AoARoot/AoA_Programs/HCLTC/index.aspx)

*Public funding means that the program is paid for, in part or in whole, by the government. Some publicly-funded programs have eligibility requirements and provide services at low cost or no cost to people who qualify. Most of these programs and services though, are also available to people who are able to pay privately (with their own money). For more information, please see the Sources of Funding section of this web site.

Last Updated: Friday May 28 2010
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