Adult Foster Care


Contact Information

Agency:Goodwill Industries of the Pioneer Valley
Agency Office:570 Cottage Street
Springfield, MA01108-2321
Region:West
Phone # 1:413-788-6981
Fax:413 304-2715
Contact:Robin Rossini - Director
Email Address:
Website:

Narrative

Adult Foster Care is an alternative lifestyle that offers individuals over 16 years of age a safe home with a caregiver who gives them physical assistance and community integration. In Adult Foster Care, individuals who cannot manage independently without supervision and physical care are matched with trained caregivers in carefully selected homes. The caregivers provide adult foster care to participants with the assisting, supervising, and cueing of personal care and activities of daily living such as bathing, toileting, eating, dressing, and transferring in a home within the Pioneer Valley.

Specialized home care services and innovative life share programs for multiply-handicapped individuals. Utilizes home care model to provide least restrictive family living. Placements available throughout Western MA. Department of Developmental Services Funded.


Program Type

  • Case Management
  • Day/Work Activity
  • Jobs
  • Personal Care
  • Vocational

Service Types

Accessibility

  • Wheelchair Ramps
  • Medical Needs
  • Braille/audio
  • Sign Language

Areas Served

Local Area
  • Springfield
  • Greenfield
  • Deerfield
  • West Springfield
  • Westfield
  • Agawam
  • Chicopee
  • Ludlow
  • Holyoke
  • Northampton
  • Amherst

Additional Information

State Agency

No

Gender

Both

Ages

18 to 55

Age Groups Served

  • 19 – 22
  • 23 – 59

Program's minimum age for Elder Services


Fees

  • MassHealth
  • Personal Funds

Licensed By

  • DDS


Resource last updated on: 5/23/2016


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