Group Adult Foster Care (GAFC)
•Must be age 22 years of age or older; •Must meet the financial criteria for MassHealth* (Standard of CommonHealth) •A physician’s summary confirming the appropriateness of GAFC services; •Requires daily assistance with at least one ADL
(e.g., bathing,dressing,eating, continence care, ambulation or transfer);
•Requires clinical approval from the MassHealth designated clinical screening
agent, Coastline Elderly Services, Inc; and
•Must reside in identified community housing for individuals who are elderly or disabled OR live in an assisted living residence.
Financial Eligibility for GAFC
Financial eligibility for GAFC in an assisted living setting is determined by the
Social Security Administration through the Supplemental Security Income Program
– Category G (SSI-G).