Family Caregiver Support Program Eligibility

The Family Caregiver Support Program is free. This program can help you care for a member of your family. A Caregiver Specialist will create a plan and give you tips and support.

Eligibility Guidelines

You are eligible for the program if you are a qualifying caregiver caring for the following individuals:

Caregiver Individual Being Cared For
  • Adult family member or other non-paid caregiver AND
  • Age 18 or older
Individual age 60 or older, OR individual of any age who is living with Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia
  • Grandparent or other relative (not parents) AND
  • Age 55 or older
Child under the age of 18
  • Grandparent or other relative (including parents) AND
  • Age 55 or older
Adult with a disability who is 18 through 59 years old

To learn more, talk with a Caregiver Specialist near you by calling MassOptions toll free (800) 243-4636. 

Download the Massachusetts Family Caregiver Support Program Fact Sheet in the following languages:

If you do not meet these eligibility criteria, there may still be other caregiver support services for you. Check out the full list of services and supports available to caregivers in Massachusetts.  

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