Arizona Respite Network
Arizona networks and agencies come together to strengthen the caregiver respite system and expand alternative respite services and resources. This includes providers of respite, non-profit organizations, government agencies, and interested individuals with focus/experience in family caregiving. Our vision is that all family caregivers in AZ will have access to respite care services when needed, including during emergencies. Please join us.
Virtual meetings: (Tuesday 9:30 am) January 18, April 19, July 19, October 18. More information and meeting dates, click here.
Mini-grants for the development or expansion of respite options in Arizona. Community-based organizations are invited to apply for grants to develop respite opportunities. We encourage innovative ideas for new respite or expansion of existing respite options, single events or ongoing respite. See details and application here.
Contact: Jutta Ulrich (email@example.com)
Direct Care Workforce Alliance (DCW Alliance)
The DCW Alliance is a volunteer committee promoting high-quality training for Direct Care Workers in Arizona. Find information on the training requirements for DCWs.
Governor’s Advisory Council on Aging (GACA)
The Established in 1980, the Council is appointed by the Governor. the mission is to enhance the quality of life for older Arizonans, through advising the Governor, the legislature and state agencies.
Chair: Lisa O’Neill (University of Arizona, Center on Aging)
Contact: Kim Brooks (firstname.lastname@example.org) 602.542.3492
Taskforce Against Senior Abuse (TASA)
The Arizona Attorney General’s Office (AZAG) coordinates this advisory board that works to enhance the safety and welfare of Arizona senior citizens.
Co-chairs: Courtney Bennett (Community Outreach and Education, AZAG) and Syreeta Tyrell (AZAG Consumer Protection and Advocacy)
Contact: Courtney Bennett (email@example.com) 602-364-0591