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FreedomCare is a contracted provider of CDS, a Medicaid-funded program that allows Missourians to hire their own caregivers: a daughter, son, relative, friend or previously hired aide.
You get loving care.
Your loved one gets paid!
Your caregiver clocks out, then gets paid instantly by direct deposit!
*Caregivers must be paid via Rapid Pay Card to participate.
Am I eligible for this program?
Live in the Kansas City, St. Louis or Springfield area
Need help with day-to-day activities
Able to direct your own care/services
Are 18 years or older
You are likely eligible. Due to government regulations, Medicare is NOT enough.
Who can I hire
as a caregiver?
Where is FreedomCare available?
FreedomCare is currently available in the St. Louis, Kansas City and Springfield areas.
It is NOT available outside of Missouri or in the following Missouri counties:
If you have Medicaid,
you can apply.
FreedomCare is a Medicaid program, so your caregiver will be paid through Medicaid. (Unfortunately, Medicare is NOT enough under current government regulations.)
Real People. Real Changes.
"I’ve had aides in the past, but it always ended badly. This is one of the best programs ever. I’m so happy that my niece is helping me. And our contact at FreedomCare is wonderful."
"It was hard, because I didn’t want to leave my mom at home — I was scared she’d leave the stove on or get hurt. And you only get one mother. Now I get to have a job AND care for my mom at once. It’s literally PERFECT."
“My mother had two strokes. We brought in a couple of aides, but I could tell she wasn’t happy. Now I get to care for Mom daily — and she’s smiling and laughing. I feel like it’s my destiny."
Here's how it works:
A nurse will visit you at home to determine if you’re eligible for the CDS program. You'll find out how many weekly hours of care you can get.
You choose a caregiver: your daughter, son, relative, or friend. We come to your home to enroll you in the program.
You get ongoing care from a person who loves you. They get peace of mind — because they’re getting paid for the care they give.
Why work with FreedomCare?
No other agency has earned more 5 star ratings.
97% of our customers report being “happy” or “very happy” with our service.
Our customers say our team members are “helpful” “professional” and “just so nice!” We hire carefully and selectively, so you’re guaranteed representatives who are friendly AND competent.
Our average call wait time: 11 seconds. That means you’re guaranteed a kind, helpful, US-based HUMAN within seconds of dialing.
“Mom is getting stronger, and it feels so good”
My mother had two strokes. We brought in a couple of aides, but I could tell she wasn’t happy. Now I get to care for Mom daily — and she’s smiling and laughing. I feel like it’s my destiny. If I could do for her even 1/10 of what she did for me, I could look at her and say “I know she had the best care.” I feel really good, knowing she’s getting stronger each day.
You may be eligible!
Fill out this form to find out.
We'll check to see if you're eligible to apply — then Medicaid and your health plan will determine your final eligibility.