Family Caregiver Support Program (FCSP)/Alabama Cares

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FCSP services for family caregivers are provided through local area agencies on aging (AAAs) and include:
- Information
- Assistance
- Individual counseling, support groups and caregiver training
- Respite care
- Limited supplemental services, such as transportation and home modifications


To be connected to your local AAA within Alabama, call:

Caregiver Eligibility: 

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

Care Recipient Eligibility: 

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