HOME CARE ASSISTANCE

Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission
Fort Point Place, Suite 600
27-43 Wormwood St., Boston, MA 02210
(800) 245-6543
The home care assistance program provides
homemaker services to eligible disabled
adults. Services are light housekeeping,
laundry, grocery shopping, meal preparation
and medication pickup.

Massachusetts Client
Assistance Program

One Ashburton Place, Rm 1305
Boston, MA 02108
(800) 322-2020
CAP will attempt to resolve disputes with
the Massachusetts Rehabilitation
Commission over home care services.

Stavros Center for Independent Living
691 South East St., Amherst, MA 01002
(413) 256-0473
Stavros provides personal care assistance
that may include help with bathing, dressing,
preparing meals, cleaning, doing laundry,
shopping and picking up medication.
Personal care assistance is available only to
MassHealth recipients. Your doctor's
diagnosis and an evaluation by a nurse from
Stavros will determine your eligibility.
An advocate can work with you to get home
modifications, such as the construction of a
ramp. Stavros also loans wheelchairs and
other equipment. The housing specialist will
help you to find accessible or subsidized housing.

Tutor Service Dogs Inc.
P.O. Box 687
Greenfield, MA 01302-0687
(413) 775-0553
Email: tutorsdg@shaysnet.com
For a fee, this organization helps disabled
people find and train dogs that can assist
with daily living. A dog can be trained to
pick up objects, for example. Tutor Service
Dogs Inc. also advocates for the
rights of the disabled and provides training sessions.