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Family Caregiver Services by State

I am New to Caregiving Where Do I Start?

Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA)

https://www.caregiver.org

FCA support and assists families and caregivers through education, advocacy and services. In addition to providing training to technical assistance to California’s Caregiver Resource Centers, FCA hosts the National Center on Caregiving (NCC). The NCC serves as a central source of information on caregiving and long-term care issues and works to advance policies and programs for caregivers in every state in the country.

CareNav is a simple, user-friendly tool designed to help families navigate the complexities of the caregiving journey. Register online or call us toll-free at 800.445.8106.

www.caregiver.org/connecting-caregivers/fca-carenav/

Care Recipient Eligibility

Anyone

Caregiver Eligibility

Anyone

Contact Information

(800) 445-8106 Available weekdays 9:00am - 5:00pm (Pacific Time)

ARCH National Respite Network

http://www.respitelocator.org

Online Respite Locator is a service to help families and professionals locate respite services in their community from a database of nearly 3,000 members.

Care Recipient Eligibility

Anyone

Caregiver Eligibility

Anyone

Contact Information

919-490-5577

The Eldercare Locator is a nationwide service that connects older Americans and their caregivers with trustworthy local support resources. Elder Locator links those who need assistance with state and local agencies on aging, as well as community-based organizations that serve older adults and their caregivers with services such as meals, home care, transportation, caregiver training and education, or a well-deserved break from caregiving responsibilities

Care Recipient Eligibility

Older adults and caregivers.

Caregiver Eligibility

Older adults and caregivers.

Contact Information

1-800-677-1116

Can I Get Help to Pay for Caregiving?

Information about eligibility and requirements for home and community-based services by state.

The cost of that care varies based on care setting, geographic location of care and level of care required, among other things. The Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey tool can be used by you and your family to calculate the estimated cost of long term care in your city or State.

Government Benefits and General Information

Benefits.gov

http://www.benefits.gov/

Benefits.gov (formerly GovBenefits.gov) was launched in an effort to provide citizens with easy, online access to government benefit and assistance programs. Eight years after its initial launch, GovBenefits.gov underwent a major redesign and became Benefits.gov. However, the program’s mission remains the same: reduce the expense and difficulty of interacting with the government while increasing citizen access to government benefit information.

Care Recipient Eligibility

N/A

Caregiver Eligibility

N/A

Contact Information

Benefits.gov is unable to respond to specific scenarios or provide personalized advice. A number of Other Resources and Frequently Asked Questions are available to help answer any questions you may have about government programs, benefits, and services.

For additional government information, you may call USA.gov's National Contact Center at 1-800-FED-INFO (1-800-333-4636), Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Eastern Time, to speak to an information specialist.

Information about eligibility and requirements for home and community-based services by state.

National Resource Center on Native American Aging (NRCNAA)

https://www.nrcnaa.org/

The NRCNAA serves the elderly Native American population of the U.S. The NRCAA assists in developing community-based solutions through education, training, and technical assistance to improve the quality of life and delivery of related support services to the Native aging population.

Through the Native Elder Service Locator, you can use the interactive map to locate tribal elderly services in your state.

Contact Information

(800) 896-7628

Can I Get Help While Living In My Home?

Can I Get Help with Residential Care (Assisted Living, Nursing Home, Hospice?)

Caregiver Policies and Data

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