Are you a Family Caregiver?

A family caregiverWelcome to the Arizona Caregiver Coalition web site! Are you caring for a loved one who is either aging, a child or an adult dealing with a chronic condition, or living with a disability? The Arizona Caregiver Coalition was created to support you and your family (that includes everyone) and this site was made just for you and so many others like you. You are not alone. We offer support and help finding access to information, assistance, answers, new ideas and helpful options for you and your loved one.  Here are a couple of helpful links to get you started:

Not sure if you’re a family caregiver?   –   AMA-Caregiver Assessment Tool


ARE YOU TALKATIVE? WE NEED YOUR HELP ON OUR RESOURCE LINE!

Our Phone Volunteer Opportunity.

Phone volunteers are an important part of the success of the statewide Caregiver Resource Line (CRL). Our statewide Caregiver Resource Line is for all people, especially family caregivers caring for children, people with disabilities or aging adults.

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Our trained caring volunteers, many of them have been family caregivers, now answer and return phone lines from family members, friends, neighbors, community agencies and professionals.  Help us help others!

Phone calls vary regarding questions and concerns about caregiving issues and access to respite. Phone volunteer’s positions are flexible and available Monday through Friday between four shifts to choose from  9-12 pm, 11-3 pm, 12-4 pm and 1-5 pm, located in central Phoenix, we are looking for volunteers to work a 4 or 6 hour shift, once a week, seeking a 6-9 month commitment.

Phone volunteers receive training and after the completion of their training, are matched with an experienced volunteer who will continue to coach you for an additional  6-7 weeks until you’re comfortable and working independently.  Learn more about this exciting volunteer opportunity with the Arizona Caregiver Coalition. Email: CRL@AZCaregiver.org SUBJECT LINE: CAV Volunteer Opportunity or call (602) 542-6593.


 

 

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