Consumer Directed Attendant Services (CDAS)

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CDAS is a Medicaid program that provides personal care attendant services. This program allows certain family members, excluding spouses and legal guardians, to be hired and paid as the personal care attendant. This option is often referred to as "consumer direction".


Maine Department of Health and Human Services: 207-287-3707

Caregiver Eligibility: 

Anyone (excluding spouses)

Care Recipient Eligibility: 

-Must be a resident of Maine

-Must be 18+ and disabled

-Must be Medicaid (MaineCare) eligible