Family Support, Agency with Choice (AWC) Bay Cove Human Services Inc.

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Contact Information

Bay Cove Human Services Inc.
Contact: Michelle Beery-Brooks, Director of Individual and Family Supports
Email Address:
Phone: 617-371-3155

66 Canal Street Boston, MA 02114
Area Served: Boston

Map Location Family Support, Agency with Choice (AWC)


Family Support, Agency with Choice (AWC) – AWC is a self-directed program for individuals and their families deemed eligible by DDS that allows them to have more control and flexibility to find or create the supports they need.  This self-directed model allows the family to have choices.  Individuals and families can choose to receive services from our agency or they can choose to hire their own staff.  It is an approach to service delivery that supports people with disabilities to live the lives that they desire by allowing families to exercise authority over

This program provides provides respite, Skills and Training, Navigation and Financial Assistance.

Service Types

  • Case Management
  • Family Support
  • Financial Assistance
  • Skills Training

Program Type

  • Respite

Populations Served

  • Developmental Disability
  • Intellectual Disabilities

Ages Served

  • 3 - 4
  • 5 - 8
  • 9 - 13
  • 14 - 18
  • 19 - 22
  • 23 – 59
  • 60 +

Languages Spoken

  • Cape Verdean
  • Haitian-Creole
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Accessibility Features

  • Able to serve clients in their wheelchair
  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Restrooms
  • Elevators
  • Near Public Transportation

Additional Information

  • Accredited By: CARF International
  • Fees: Free Service
  • Licensed By: Developmental Disabilities Services