Caregiver Compensation - New Mexico

Ready Set Care

New Mexico offers one way to get paid as a family caregiver.


1. Centennial Care Community Benefit Program: enables elderly and/or disabled adults who require nursing facility level of assistance to receive care at home. This program helps pay for care recipients to hire their own caregivers and control their own care plans. Other services range from adult day and respite care to home modifications. 


Program Requirements

  • MUST be a resident of New Mexico

    • MUST require nursing facility level of care

    • MUST be Medicaid eligible 

    • All caregivers eligible 


Contact Number: 888-997-2583 (New Mexico Human Services Department Medical Assistance Division- Customer Service Hotline) 505-827-3103