Family Caregiver Support Program (FCSP)

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FCSP services for family caregivers are provided through local Caregiver Resource Centers (CRCs) and include:
- Information
- Assistance
- Individual counseling, support groups and caregiver training
- Respite care
- Limited supplemental services, such as transportation and home modifications


Senior Helpline Within Illinois: (800) 252-8966

TTY:(888) 206-1327

Also, see website for local numbers

Caregiver Eligibility: 

- Adults age 18 and older caring for someone who meets care receiver eligibility
Special Populations:
- Adults age 55 or older who are caring for anyone (that is not their child) over 18 years old with developmental disabilities
- Grandparents or other relatives age 55 or older caring for children (age 18 and under)

Care Recipient Eligibility: 

- Adults age 60 and older
- Adults with dementia can be any age