Family Care Navigator

State-by-State Help for Family Caregivers

Our Family Care Navigator helps family caregivers locate public, nonprofit, and private programs and services nearest their loved one—living at home or in a residential facility. Resources include government health and disability programs, legal resources, disease-specific organizations and more. Caregiving is challenging, but there are resources to help. Click on a state below for those available to you. View national resources and organizations here.
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Offers a national telephone hotline, online resources and printed publications which serve as a central source of information and assistance to family caregivers in every state.
Care Recipient Eligibility:

Anyone

Caregiver Eligibility:

Anyone

National

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

A monthly cash benefit from the federal government for people who are unable to work for a year or more because of a disability.
Care Recipient Eligibility:

Multiple requirements:

- Have worked in jobs covered by Social Security
- Be disabled, according to Social Security's definition of disability

Caregiver Eligibility:

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National

(800) 772-1213

A non-profit organization that provides online information to those who cannot afford medicine or healthcare costs. Website provides information about prescription assistance programs for specific medications and diseases, as well as government programs.
Care Recipient Eligibility:

Varies depending on the specific assistance program.

Caregiver Eligibility:

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National

No hotline.

Online resource developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that provides information on services and financing options for future long-term care needs.
Care Recipient Eligibility:

Anyone

Caregiver Eligibility:

Anyone

National

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A monthly cash benefit from the federal government to meet basic needs for food, clothing, and shelter for low-income older adults and people with disabilities.
Care Recipient Eligibility:

Multiple requirements:

- Age 65 or older OR Blind or disabled, according to Social Security's definition of disability (any age)
- Resources (real estate, bank accounts, cash, stocks and bonds) cannot exceed $2,000 per person ($3,000 per couple)

Caregiver Eligibility:

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National

(800) 772-1213

Provides information about how qualifying patients without prescription drug coverage can get the medicines they need for free or nearly free through patient assistance programs.
Care Recipient Eligibility:

Varies depending on the specific assistance program.

Caregiver Eligibility:

--

National

(888) 477-2669

Provides credible heart disease information for effective prevention and treatment of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
Care Recipient Eligibility:

Anyone

Caregiver Eligibility:

Anyone

National

(800) 242-8721

See website for local chapter contact information

An online service that offers state-specific information and resources on Huntington's disease for individuals and caregivers.
Care Recipient Eligibility:

Anyone

Caregiver Eligibility:

Anyone

National

See website for local contact information
*Note: individual state pages are no longer being updated.

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).
Care Recipient Eligibility:

Anyone

Caregiver Eligibility:

Anyone

National

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

Provides advocacy, information about prevention, and health education concerning Kidney disease. Also, offers limited financial assistance for the following programs: - Health Insurance Premium Program - Medicare Part D - Safety Net
Care Recipient Eligibility:

Anyone

Caregiver Eligibility:

Anyone

National

(800) 638-8299

Offers services and resources to patients, their families and professionals including personal support and educational materials about hydrocephalus.
Care Recipient Eligibility:

Anyone

Caregiver Eligibility:

Anyone

National

(888) 598-3789
Available every day from
9:00am-4:00pm
(Pacific Time)

This organization offers educational programs, connective social activities, emotional support, and inter-generational programming designed to help you navigate through your community's continuum of care.
Care Recipient Eligibility:

Anyone

Caregiver Eligibility:

Anyone

National

(888) 655-3392 (888 OK LEEZA)

In Illinois:
(815) 741-0077

In Florida:
(954) 883-7240

In California:
Sherman Oaks (818) 817-3259
Los Angeles (323) 932-5414

Serves as an information clearinghouse and resource center for people with pain, their families and their caregivers, the general public, health care professionals, policymakers, and the media.
Care Recipient Eligibility:

Anyone

Caregiver Eligibility:

Anyone

National

(888) 615-PAIN
(888) 615-7246

Operates a call center that provides information on local resources as well as support and guidance. Provides financial assistance to qualified blood cancer patients, information about leukemia and lymphoma, and other information for patients and their families.
Care Recipient Eligibility:

Anyone

Caregiver Eligibility:

Anyone

National

(800) 955-4572
Available weekdays
9:00am - 6:00pm
(Eastern Time)

Coalition of organizations focused on family caregiving issues. Conducts research, policy analysis and develops national programs to increase public awareness of family caregiving issues.
Care Recipient Eligibility:

Anyone

Caregiver Eligibility:

Anyone

National

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Supports research, provides patient and caregiver support and coordinates 65 chapters and 57 information and referral centers.
Care Recipient Eligibility:

Anyone

Caregiver Eligibility:

Anyone

National

(800) 223-2732

Provides scientific, clinical, and caregiver information on Lewy Body Dementia and offers phone and email helplines for caregivers.
Care Recipient Eligibility:

Anyone

Caregiver Eligibility:

Anyone

National

(800) 539-9767

The National Volunteer Caregiving Network (NVCN) provides technical assistance, educational webinars, national conferences, information and referral, and mentorship, among other benefits for member organizations. Membership is open to any organization or individual who can realize benefits.
Care Recipient Eligibility:

Eligibility varies by program (see website)

Caregiver Eligibility:

anyone

National

304-907-0428 (note: only give this number if they absolutely do not have access to a computer)

A division of the American Heart Association, provides information and referrals to stroke survivors and their caregivers through the Stroke Family Warmline.
Care Recipient Eligibility:

Anyone

Caregiver Eligibility:

Anyone

National

(888) 478-7653

Offers a national toll-free helpline, online forum, and a support group directory.
Care Recipient Eligibility:

Anyone

Caregiver Eligibility:

Anyone

National

(888) MSFOCUS
(888) 673-6287
9:00am - 7:00pm
(Eastern Time)

Hosted by Georgia Southwestern State University and provides information on caregiver programs, education and training, a community forum, publications and current events in caregiving for family and professional caregivers.
Care Recipient Eligibility:

Anyone

Caregiver Eligibility:

Anyone

National

(229) 928-1234

Promotes and funds research, and provides information, education and support to people with FTD and their caregivers.
Care Recipient Eligibility:

Anyone

Caregiver Eligibility:

Anyone

National

(866) 507-7222

Provides information and support for brain tumor patients, family members, and healthcare professionals regarding treatment options and community resources. It also offers a range of opportunities to connect with other patients or caregivers through the Internet, by phone or in-person.
Care Recipient Eligibility:

Anyone

Caregiver Eligibility:

Anyone

National

(800) 934-2873

A national, non-profit membership organization that provides support to wives, husbands, and partners of the chronically ill and/or disabled through established support groups in communities all over the country.
Care Recipient Eligibility:

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Caregiver Eligibility:

Any spouse or partner caring for someone who is chronically ill or disabled.

National

(800) 838-0879

Check Support Groups, Contacts list under Find Caregiver Support on website for local offices

Serves as a clearinghouse for information and resources on brain injury. Operates a Family Helpline for families of brain injury patients seeking assistance, education and support.
Care Recipient Eligibility:

Anyone

Caregiver Eligibility:

Anyone

National

(800) 444-6443

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