Cumberland County Aging & Community Services - Caregiver Support Program
Cumberland County Aging & Community Services
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Description of Service
Assists eligible caregivers through education about caregiving techniques, information about services available in their communities, and provides limited financial reimbursement for caregiving expenses.
Program Eligible and Income Eligible caregivers may receive reimbursement of up to $500 per month to help with out-of-pocket expenses ranging from respite care to adult briefs. In addition, one-time grants of up to $2,000 may be given to qualified families to modify the home or purchase assistive devices to accommodate the frail relative. Such adaptations might include installing a stair climb, a wheelchair ramp, or modifying a bathroom.
Services are provided in the client's home, and in the community. Call Cumberland County Aging and Community Services for information and referral.
More information: https://www.ccpa.net/266/Family-Caregiver-Support-Program-18
- Age 18 or older and the primary caregiver of a functionally dependent person, who is age 60 or older- Age 18 or older and the primary caregiver of a relative, who is age 18 to 59 with dementia- Age 55 or older and the primary caregiver of a relative, who is age 18 or younger and lives with you