Adult Family Care (AFC) is a MassHealth program that provides a 24/7 supervision and training for adults with disabilities that need assistance with their Adult Daily Living (ADL) skills. Caregiver homes provide a supportive environment that provides and the care and supervision needed. In return caregivers receive a tax free stipend. Learn about eligibility, the benefits of AFC, and the different situations that can enhance a person’s ability to stay in a home environment.
Presented by: Yvette Jones, B.S, Special Education/Psychology – Yvette is the Director of Adult Family Care at the Charles River Center. The Charles River Center is a nonprofit human service agency with offices in Needham and Natick, Massachusetts, providing employment and job training, residential homes, day habilitation, and recreational programs for children and adults with Down syndrome, autism, cerebral palsy and other developmental disabilities. Prior to this position Yvette managed residential for Charles River Center and Delta Projects. Yvette also taught special education at Brockton Public schools in a self-contained classroom.