Funding Sources for Adult Foster Care

  • Potential residents must be on Medical Assistance or may be private-pay if they have a county social service needs assessment prior to placement.
  • For Corporate adult foster care placement, client must have a waiver (DD, TBI, EW, CADI, etc) or they must be private pay.
  • For Family adult foster care placement, waivers may or may not be involved for clients to access outside services, and some family providers have waiver contracts which cover foster care services (e.g. above and beyond the room-and-board rate).
  • Adult foster care is a voluntary housing option.
  • Persons appropriate for Adult foster care need 24-hour care and assistance with activities of daily living and supervision to prevent institutionalization.