What Kind of Help is Available?

Services and supports available through the Caregiver Support Program include:

  • Care management to evaluate caregiver’s needs and goals, develop an individualized support plan, connect caregiver to services and monitor progress
  • Financial assistance to reimburse caregiving services and supplies, including medical supplies; home modifications; personal care; adult day care; and emotional, legal, and financial counseling. Support is provided on a sliding scale based on the income of the household where the care recipient resides.
  • Education and training to enhance caregiving skills while alleviating stress associated with caregiving
  • Information and referral to access caregiving services and support, including adult day care centers and home health aide services
  • Benefits counseling for caregivers receiving support from income-based programs

Who is Eligible?

Caregiver Eligibility:

The caregiver must provide routine assistance and have primary responsibility for the wellbeing of the care recipient. The care recipient must be:

  • Age 60-plus OR
  • Age 18-plus with a diagnosis of disability OR
  • A person of any age with dementia
  • AND require assistance with at least one activity of daily living (ADL)

Caregiver Eligibility:

The caregiver must provide routine assistance and have primary responsibility for the wellbeing of the care recipient. The care recipient must be:

  • Age 60-plus OR
  • Age 18-plus with a diagnosis of disability OR
  • A person of any age with dementia
  • AND require assistance with at least one activity of daily living (ADL)

Contact PCA’s Caregiver Support Program

For more information, please call 215-765-9000, ext. 5300 or send an email below.

Email the CSP