What Kind of Help is Available?

Care Management

Care Management

Care management services include:

  • Evaluation of caregivers’ needs and goals
  • Development of an individualized support plan
  • Aid in connecting caregivers to services and supports of their choice
  • Monitoring of services and supports to see if they need to be changed or adapted

Education and Training

Education and Training

Workshops and training sessions on topics relevant to older caregivers, including:

  • Improving communication with teens
  • Understanding and navigating the service network
  • Birth parent involvement

Financial Assistance

Financial Assistance

Financial assistance to reimburse spending on services and supplies related to caregiving, including:

  • Respite or child care to provide caregiver relief
  • Financial, legal and supportive counseling
  • Daycare, summer camp and other recreational/extracurricular activities
  • Educational expenses, such as school supplies, tutoring and after school programs
  • Infant formula and baby food
  • Adaptive modifications and assistive devices

Benefits Counseling

Benefits Counseling

Assistance in navigating the social, behavioral and community service systems to access resources related to:

  • Housing
  • Nutrition
  • Children’s summer programs
  • Education
  • Foster care and adoption
  • Legal and financial services

Care Management

Care management services include:

  • Evaluation of caregivers’ needs and goals
  • Development of an individualized support plan
  • Aid in connecting caregivers to services and supports of their choice
  • Monitoring of services and supports to see if they need to be changed or adapted
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Education and Training

Workshops and training sessions on topics relevant to older caregivers, including:

  • Improving communication with teens
  • Understanding and navigating the service network
  • Birth parent involvement
Read More

Financial Assistance

Financial assistance to reimburse spending on services and supplies related to caregiving, including:

  • Respite or child care to provide caregiver relief
  • Financial, legal and supportive counseling
  • Daycare, summer camp and other recreational/extracurricular activities
  • Educational expenses, such as school supplies, tutoring and after school programs
  • Infant formula and baby food
  • Adaptive modifications and assistive devices
Read More

Benefits Counseling

Assistance in navigating the social, behavioral and community service systems to access resources related to:

  • Housing
  • Nutrition
  • Children’s summer programs
  • Education
  • Foster care and adoption
  • Legal and financial services
Read More

Who is Eligible?

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Caregiver must be 55 or older
  • Must be a relative (not the biological parent) and a primary caregiver of a child under 18
  • Must live with the child they are caring for
  • Must meet income requirements

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Caregiver must be 55 or older
  • Must be a relative (not the biological parent) and a primary caregiver of a child under 18
  • Must live with the child they are caring for
  • Must meet income requirements

Contact PCA’s Caregiver Support Program

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

Email the CSP