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Shared Living

A supported living arrangement that provides the individual with a sense of belonging to a family and sharing a home and life’s experiences.

Do you want to make a ‪major difference in someone’s life?

Are you a responsible person who can ‪help someone make choices in his or her own best interest?

Are you ‪open-minded, ‪accepting of differences, and ‪creative?

Do you believe in emphasizing ‪‪ability over ‪disability?

LIFEWORKS GUIDING PRINCIPLES

  • Build collaborative partnerships with families, friends, and communities
  • Ensure a continuum of person-centered supports and choices
  • Advocate for the protection of human and civil rights
  • Develop and retain exceptional, supportive staff
  • Provide visionary leadership that is actively engaged in defining future standards of supports
  • Sustain sound stewardship to advance mission, financial, and organizational integrity

Program Offerings

  • Minimum age for being a Caregiver is 21.
  • Caregivers can be individuals, couples or a family unit.
  • Home must have an available bedroom (that meets the needs of the individual).
  • Caregivers must have a valid driver’s license and a reliable vehicle.
  • Certified in CPR & First Aid (training will be provided)
  • Must pass a CORI /National background check.
  • Please Note: Caregivers cannot be employees of Lifeworks.
  • That of a teacher, mentor and friend
  • To provide a safe and comfortable home environment
  • To provide support to an adult with a developmental disability
  • To assist with meal preparation
  • Assist with proper hygiene skills
  • Medication Administration
  • Arranging and transporting to medical appointments
  • Socialization and Community involvement
  • Offer support and make ongoing training available
  • Offer Caregivers direct access to a nurse and/or consultation services as needed
  • Assist with arranging for Respite services when needed
  • Caregivers will receive a tax free stipend in exchange for their support and companionship

Contact Us

Call us 781-762-4001 or fill Out the form below for More Information


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