Caregiver Support Program

          CAREGIVER SUPPORT PROGRAM

The Gloucester County Caregiver Support Program provides support and assistance to CAREGIVERS and assists them in accessing services to help maintain individual caregiving needs.                   

        SERVICES OFFERED:

  • Assistance to Grandparents Raising Grandchildren- support for grandparents who have a child under 18 living with them year-long
  • Information, assistance and guidance to navigate through the system of available in-home support services for the caregiver’s loved ones
  • Access to supplemental services to ease the strain on the caregiver  
  • Individual counseling and support
  • Monthly Support Group - "Circle of Caring" - meets the last Friday of the month at 9:30 AM at the Division of Senior Services 115 Budd Boulevard West Deptford, NJ 08096        
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          BELOW ARE PROGRAMS AND SERVICES WHICH BENEFIT CAREGIVERS; THESE PROGRAMS ARE SUBJECT TO CLINICAL AND FINANCIAL ELIGIBILITY 

    • Managed Long Term Services and Supports (MLTSS): provides in-home services to seniors at risk of placement in a nursing home
    • Jersey Assistance to Community Caregivers (JACC): provides in-home services to seniors at risk of placement in a nursing home
    • Statewide Respite: provides respite care for elderly and functionally impaired persons age 18 and older to relieve their unpaid caregivers of stress arising from the responsibility of providing daily care
    • Adult Day Services Program: offers assistance to caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s Disease or related disorders by providing subsidized adult day services 
    • Kinship Navigator Program for grandparents raising a child under the age of 18; financial assistance may be possible through this State Program

    Helpful Links for Caregivers:                                                                                                                                       

    Information and News for Caregivers:   http://caregiver.com/index.htm                    

    Information for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren:  https://www.nj211.org/kinship-navigator-program 

    Information on Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia:    http://www.alz.org/delval

    Care2Caregivers organization:    http://www.care2caregivers
  • For information about the Caregiver Support Program please call  (856) 686-8338 or email: bvaldez@co.gloucester.nj.us