Specialized Family Care Program

About SFC Home Providers

Requirements for Home Providers:

  • Desire for rewarding stay at home work
  • Be an adult, at least 21 years of age, who owns or rents a home
  • May be married or single
  • Couples must demonstrate that their relationship will provide an environment of stability
  • Must enjoy nurturing and providing care to others
  • Willing to participate in in-home, individualized training
  • Must have a criminal background check completed
  • Ability to meet other program certification requirements

Supports for Home Providers:

  • Providers receive monies to care for persons in their home and community.
  • Providers receive training and other supports to meet safety and other standards
  • Monthly home visits are made by program staff to monitor the well being of persons in placement, address provider concerns, offer trainings, and identify resource needs and service availability

Duties of Home Providers:

  • Provides 24 hour, day-to-day care, support, training, and supervision to persons with intellectual or developmental disabilities
  • Includes persons with developmental disabilities in family and community activities
  • Participates in program planning to best address the needs of the persons with developmental disabilities
  • Receives on-going training, services, and financial support
  • Agrees to monthly monitoring and annual certification standards
  • Receives personal satisfaction from having an individual grow to his or her maximum potential