Caregiver Resource Line: 888-737-7494
Call to speak with a trained volunteer who can provide a compassionate ear, information, assistance, local resources, and support Monday through Friday between the hours of 9 am – 4 pm. You may also e-mail your inquiries to CRL@AZcaregiver.org.
Powerful Tools for Caregivers – An educational program for family caregivers
This program helps non-paid family caregivers reduce stress, improve self-confidence, balance their lives, increase their ability to make tough decisions and locate helpful resources. This educational series provides you with tools you need to take care of yourself. Location is the FSL Caregiver House in Phoenix. Six sessions on six Wednesdays from 1-3 pm, starting June 10, 2020. Click here for the June 2020 brochure for Powerful Tools for Caregivers
The class is full. Check back here for information on future classes.
Call 888-737-7494 and ask about Powerful Tools for Caregivers. Someone from the Coalition will contact you to add your name to a wait list.
In-home Respite and Personal Care
- The Arizona Caregiver Coalition offers reimbursement for in-home respite. Learn more here or call us at 888-737-7494.
- Another option is Medicaid, Arizona Long Term Care (ALTCS). To see if you are eligible for in-home services and respite care, you can click here, or call 855-432-7587.
- The Area Agencies on Aging also offer services, working with the Department of Economic Security. To find an agency near you, visit azdes.gov.
- Another option to receive in-home respite care is on a private pay basis.
|Arizona In-Home Care Association||Local, non-medical homecare agencies|
|Spotlight Senior Services||Members and sponsors in this organization provide their information, e.g. for housing, in-home care, health.|
|211 Arizona||Rental assistance, food boxes, free low cost dental care, childcare, healthcare, and other family services.|
|Eldercare Locator||Sponsored by the federal government: Community services for seniors, Housing, Food, in-home care, health care and more.|
|Senior Directory||Members and sponsors in this organization provide their information, e.g. for housing, in-home care, health.|
|Elder Resource Guide/Maricopa County from the Area Agency on Aging Region One||In-home care, support groups, legal assistance, and more.|
|CareLinx||You can search for caregivers whom you can hire directly|
|Community Resource Finder||Alzheimer's Association, AARP Programs and Events, Housing options, Community and Medical services.|
How can I get payed to take care of my loved one?
- Your loved one must be enrolled in AHCCCS. You can click here for more information.
Is the Adult Day Health Center (ADHC) Respite program income-based?
- No. Our program is not income-based. Anyone can apply.
What is the difference between Adult Day Health Center and In-home care?
- Adult Day Health Centers provide activities, socialization, and care, all while keeping your loved engaged and energized. In-home care is for people who could no longer leave their home, chronically ill, recovering from surgery, or disabled.
Resource & Support Group Database
Search for services and support groups in your area by using our Arizona Caregiver Database proudly made possible through the Experience Matters and AmeriCorps Program.
Caring for care recipients presents a range of emotions and experiences. You may find yourself feeling sometimes puzzled, sometimes sad, or sometimes just plain mad, and then guilty! There are people most likely to understand your feelings and most able to provide useful tips are those in the same situation. You will find these benefits in support groups.
Arizona Caregiver Coalition does not endorse or recommend any individual caregiver or homecare agency.
The Caregiver Resource Line is proudly supported by FSL, a local Arizona nonprofit which provides affordable housing, nutritious meals, and health and wellness education.