Central Boston Elder Services, a non-profit corporation, helps Boston area seniors remain in their homes by providing short and long-term care. Programs and services are offered to help seniors remain self-sufficient and are available to residents living in the Boston neighborhoods of Allston, Back Bay, Fenway, Mission Hill, North Dorchester, North Jamaica Plain, South End and Roxbury. Extensive in-home services, ranging from personal care to home delivered meals are available. Eligibility for services is based on a sliding scale and is determined by age, income and need. Most Boston residents qualify to receive services at little or no charge. Funding for Central Boston Elder Services is received primarily from the Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs and through private donations and foundations. Professionally staffed and managed, Central Boston Elder Services is governed by an elected board of elders and health care professionals.