Southwestern Pennsylvania Area Agency on Aging, Caregiver Support Program - Fayette, Greene and Washington

Southwestern Pennsylvania Area Agency on Aging, Inc.


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United Way of Allegheny County
General Information
Description of ServiceThe Family Caregiver Support Program is designed to provide assistance to an unpaid caregiver who provides hands-on care for a person 60 years of age and older. The caregiver and care recipient may reside in the same household or in different homes, but the care recipient must reside in Fayette, Greene, or Washington County.

Based on the financial situation of the family household, the caregiver is eligible to receive financial assistance for the following services:
Respite Care Services (within and outside the home);
Domestic Services;
Counseling Services;
Purchase of caregiver supplies not covered by Medicare, Medicaid, or other third party payors;
Adapting the home to ease the burden and stress of caregiving.
LocationWashington
Geographical AreaWashington County, Greene, Fayette
Intake ProcedureFor more information regarding the Family Caregiver Support Program, please call. To make a referral, visit Information and Assistance Unit.

Once a referral is made, an assessor will visit the home and complete an assessment of caregiver needs, care recipient needs, and the home environment.
Helpful TipsIn addition, assistance may be available to caregivers 55 years of age and older who reside with a relative adult with disabilities aged 18 to 59 who is not the biological or adopted child of the caregiver and is not receiving Medicaid Waiver services.
 
Client Information
GenderEither
EligibilityTo be eligible, one must be the primary caregiver for an adult age 60 or over or an adult with chronic dementia. Primary caregivers for an individual, ages 19-59, with a disability and relatives providing care for children may also qualify for the program.
 
Contact Information
 
Contact's Phone 888-300-2704, ext. 4617
Physical Site Address 1 305 Chamber Plaza
Physical Site City, State, Zip Charleroi, PA 15022
Hotline Phone 1-800-734-9603
Other Phone 1-888-300-2704
Service Location Email contact@swpa-aaa.org
Web Address www.swpa-aaa.org
 
Additional Information
Update User ID271580
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Southwestern Pennsylvania Area Agency on Aging, Inc.
Affiliated Program: Southwestern Pennsylvania Area Agency on Aging, Inc.
This Service: Southwestern Pennsylvania Area Agency on Aging, Caregiver Support Program - Fayette, Greene and Washington
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Caregiver Issues (YZ-1350)
Family Caregiver Subsidies (NL-3000.1900)
Home/Community Based Care Waiver Programs (NL-5000.5000-800.30)
In Home Assistance (PH-3300)
Older Adult/Aging Issues (YZ-6100)
Personal Care (PH-3300.6500)