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). 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?   –   Caregiver Self Assessment Tool


Respite Vouchers now available for all counties throughout Arizona for family caregivers of all ages. Now accepting applications and re-certifications.

Call the statewide Caregiver Resource Line, Toll-Free at  1-888-737-7494 and request a Respite Voucher application. Our respite vouchers are available for family caregivers who need help to take a short break from the duties associated with your caring for a loved one. This program is sponsored by the Arizona Caregiver Coalition and our collaborative partners, the Arizona Department of Economic Security, Division of Aging and Adult Services, and the Area Agencies on Aging.

CLICK HERE to get more details on how the program works.

Why do we sponsor a Respite Voucher program?  Family caregivers work tirelessly and selflessly to provide assistance to loved ones who are living with disabilities and chronic conditions and often to the detriment of their own health and emotional well-being. Respite Vouchers can be used by family caregivers to cover costs for in-home or community-based respite care services that you secure on your own, so you can relax and enjoy a short-term break from your duties as family caregiver.

The funding is based on a collaborative partnership between the Arizona Caregiver Coalition  and Arizona Department of Economic Security, Division of Aging and Adult Services, Arizona Association of Area Agencies on Aging and through the support of other public/private partnerships.
If you have any further questions call  Toll Free 1-888-737-7494.


CLICK HERE to learn about resources and services available in Arizona!


 

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