Greater Erie Community Action Committee - Central Office - Family Caregiver Support Program

Greater Erie Community Action Committee - Central Office


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PA 2-1-1 NW PA 2-1-1 NW - PA 211 Northwest
General Information
Description of ServiceProvides reimbursement for care giving expenses for people caring for parents, spouses, children or relatives that live at home.

Benefits provided include:
* Financial benefits to reimburse for out of pocket expenses for personal care, adult day care, skilled nursing and household expenses up to $500 per month
* Home modification or assistive devices such as ramps, stair lifts, wheelchairs etc. up to $2,000 lifetime benefit
* Information and referral on resources and services in your community
* Respite care that offers a brief break from care giving by providing short-term support in your home or overnight care
* Benefits counseling to review existing benefits and identify potential new benefits
* Caregiver training to enhance your role as a caregiver
* Care coordination to determine the necessary support and services your loved one will need
LocationErie
Geographical AreaErie County
Intake ProcedureCall for more information.
Intake RequirementsCall for more information.
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenInterpretive services available.
EligibilityCaregiver of someone age 60 or older.
Financial eligibility determined by proof of annual household income.
The services being provided can not be completed by a family member.

Also can assist Grandparents 55 years or older who have legal, custodial or guardianship of their biological grandchild qualify for financial reimbursement of care giving expenses. Expenses include clothes, school supplies, personal care items, services and more.
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 18 West 9th Street
Physical Site City, State, Zip Erie, PA 16501
Main Phone 814-459-4581
Fax 814-456-0161
Web Address gecac.org
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Greater Erie Community Action Committee
Affiliated Program: Greater Erie Community Action Committee - Central Office
This Service: Greater Erie Community Action Committee - Central Office - Family Caregiver Support Program
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Adult In Home Respite Care (PH-7000.3300-040)
Benefits Screening (PH-0700)
Caregiver Consultation and Support (PH-0780)
Caregiver Training (PH-0800)
Home Barrier Removal Grants (BH-3000.3520)
In Home Supportive Services Subsidies (NL-3000.3300)
Specialized Information and Referral (TJ-3000.8000)