Grants for Caregivers

Caregivers are the individuals who give proper and needed care for the impaired persons, mentally ill person, physically disabled individuals and more specifically to the senior citizens. Individuals giving care can be family members, as well as the paid caregivers. As caregivers provide the necessary care for the said people, they also need some time to respite, in which they can have time for themselves and doing things that are not related to care giving. Good thing, there are organizations that offer grants

Family Caregiver Respite Grant

The Family Caregiver Respite Grant is providing cash grants for caregivers amounting to $500 in which the recipient of the grant can use for his/her respite activities. Respite is commonly known as the caregivers personal time that is away from their care giving duties and responsibilities. The cash assistance that can be used for the caregivers break is mainly intended for the support of his/her capability to carry on his/her care giving care duties to s senior person as well as to avoid or delay the admission of that elderly to a facility for nursing care as long it can take. The respite funds granted by the Family Caregiver are intended for the following use: services for the adult day, hiring of a respite caregiver, helping with the chores services or the personal care. For more details about the grants or the respite funds, contact the foundation (800) 642 5119. More information about the grants such as eligibility, requirements, deadline and application process can also be identified by calling or emailing (cvcoa@cvcoa.org).

Respite for Elders Living in Everyday Families or the R.E.L.I.E.F.

The Aging and Disability Resource Center or the ADRC is a non-profit organization that serves the elderly of the Broward County. The ADRC of Broward County is doing the following works: planning, developing, coordinating, evaluating programs, funding services and more for the benefit of the senior citizen residents of the Broward County, Florida. Their program, the Respite for Elders Living in Everyday Families or simply the R.E.L.I.E.F., is providing in home respite to deserving families. The objective of this program is to enhance the capability of the family to carry on the care for elderly that is homebound through the respite, which is beyond the fundamental provisions of the current and ongoing public programs. For more details about the grants for caregivers respite or break, contact (954) 745 9779.

    Aging and Disability Resource Center
    5300 Hiatus Rd.,
    Sunrise, FL 33351.

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