Caring for a family member or friend at home?

You may be eligible for Seniorlink's Structured Family Caregiving (SFC) program. SFC is a coaching and support program available for live-in family caregivers in South Dakota. Seniorlink has been serving family caregivers for over 20 years, and 98% of participants say they would recommend our program to other caregivers.

Seniorlink's SFC program supports caregivers by providing:

• A tax-free financial stipend
• Ongoing support from a professional care coach
• Access to a secure mobile app to connect you with your coach

To qualify for Seniorlink’s SFC program, you must:

• Live with the person you’re caring for
• Provide routine caregiving that may include transferring, walking assistance, dressing, grooming, toileting and eating.
• Care for a person who is eligible for the HOPE Waiver
• Complete a background check

For more information about eligibility, please check the South Dakota Department of Human Services website. Remember, each SFC provider program is different, so please make sure to ask for Seniorlink by name.

Caregiving is hard. Seniorlink can help.

Please complete the form below and you will be contacted by a Care Advisor within one (1) business day.

Hear Pam's Story

Pam is in the early stages of Alzheimer’s. She knows what it will do to her. She worries about what it will do to her husband Bob more. She’ll forget him. Here’s why you can’t.

As a caregiver, you will receive:

Payment in the form of a tax-free stipend
Clinical support including a registered nurse
Access to our secure mobile app, Vela, to connect with case managers for guidance
Peace of mind and less stress knowing you have a team you can lean on!