What Is SA/IH Program?
Adults needing care in an adult care facility now have another option to consider. The Special Assistance In-Home Program offers ongoing case management and monthly cash payments to help individuals continue to live at homes safely. Adults who can have their health, safety and well-being maintained at home with appropriate services may benefit from this program. There are a limited number of slots available in Wake County.

Eligibility (SA-5200)
  • Individual must be 18 years of age or older. 
  • Be a Wake County resident.
  • Have a completed FL-2 requiring care in a licensed adult care facility but desire to live at home or another private living setting.
  • Be a U.S. Citizen or Qualified Alien.
    Fully qualify for Medicaid.
  • Meet Special Assistance eligibility requirements.
  • Must be able to have health, safety and well-being maintained with appropriate services, such as in-home aide services, home modifications, case management services and needed supplies.
  • Must have unmet financial needs.  
SA/IH Fund Can Be Used for Following
Needed household repairs, utility expenses, respite care, food, medical supplies, clothing (only if there is an unmet health need due to weight loss/gain/incontinence), shelter (rent/mortgage/essential utilities), transportation, (within reason), etc.
Special Assistance In-Home is available in 91 counties. Each participating county has a limited number of slots.