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Massachusetts MENTOR

General Info

Program Name
Adult Foster Care
Agency Office
350 Miles Standish Boulevard
Taunton, MA 02780-7387
Program Type
Residentialprogram types definition
Business Filing Type
Organizational Type
For Profit
Transportation options
free parking lot, handicap parking, passenger pickups and drop off zones.
Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday; 9:00am – 5:00pm, coverage is provided 24/7 by on-call coordinators and back-up administrators.
Accessibility Features
Wheelchair Ramps, Elevators, Accessible Parking, Accessible Restrooms, Able to serve clients in their wheelchair
Jennifer Fuglestad
Adult Foster Care / Group Adult Foster Care (Adult Foster Care), Case Management
Populations Served
All Disabilities
Eligibility Requirements
We have programs for individuals that are DDS eligible, MCB eligible, DMH eligible, Mass Health eligible, or resources to privately pay for services.


Adult Foster Care

Massachusetts MENTOR offers AFC (Adult Foster Care) to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and elders with complex medical conditions who receive Mass Health Insurance, CommonHealth, or One Care MCO plans.  Our experienced team is available 24/7 to answer questions from the people we serve, their families, and their Mentors.

As with all our residential programs, adults in our AFC program are actively involved in planning their daily routine and the services they need to be successful. Our AFC program includes:

  • Life skills development
  • Opportunities to participate in community activities and day programs
  • Advocacy services
  • Community integration
  • Family involvement and support
  • Medication management oversight
  • Quality assurance



In Family First AFC, a relative-who may already be the caregiver-becomes the individual’s certified Mentor.  Whether the individual is a sibling with a developmental disability or an elderly parent with a complex medical condition, our supports help the individual stay with their loved ones in the family home.  Our expert staff provides individuals and their caregivers with a range of personalized supports, including in-home nursing consultation, personalized service planning, 24/7 on-call support, cand case management. 

It’s All about Relationships

The Mentors who support our AFC programs come from all walks of life and are committed to making a difference.  We call them Mentor because they are more than care providers – they are teachers, advocates, family and friends who help the individuals we serve lead full lives in the community.  Our team of human services professionals and clinicians provide Mentors with a range of supports, including:

  • Certification guidance
  • Support groups
  • Ongoing skill development
  • 24/7 on-call support


Massachusetts MENTOR, LLC has four program offices in Massachusetts. Contact information is listed below:

Esther Henrietta Hope-Sowah| Program Director|
48 Sword Street 2nd floor
Auburn, MA 01501
Phone: 508-368-2700 (ext 2716) Fax: 508-368-2739

Chris Mittell| Program Director IDD |
280 Bridge Street, Dedham MA, 02026
Phone: 781-320-7682 Fax: 617-251-0605

Ed Figueiredo | Program Director|
9 Centennial Drive, Peabody, MA, 01960
Phone: 978-531-0818 ext. 2702 Fax: 978-531-0965

Lynn A. Leandro| Program Director IDD |
350 Myles Standish Blvd., Suite 202, Taunton, MA 02780
Phone: 508-824-1355 X 3014 Fax: 508-824-3732



Awarding Authority 
Date Issued 

Client Information

Staff to Client Ratios
1 clients to every 1 staff person
Age Range of Clients
17 years to 99 years
Number of Current Clients

Towns Served


Record last updated on 30/09/2021

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