NATIONAL FAMILY CAREGIVER SUPPORT PROGRAM
THE NATIONAL FAMILY CAREGIVER PROGRAM FUNDS VARIOUS SUPPORTS THAT HELP FAMILY AND INFORMAL CAREGIVERS CARE. THE PROGRAM IS DESIGNED TO SUPPLEMENT AND SUPPORT FAMILY CAREGIVERS.
Grandparents or relative, age 55 or older, who is the primary caregiver of a minor child age 18 or younger
Grandparents or relative, age 55 or older, who provides care to an individual with disability age 19 to 59. (Note: the caregiver in this case cannot be the disabled individual's parent)
Benefits of the National Family Caregiver Support Program:
The benefits of the National Family Caregiver Support Program is that primary caregivers in Northern Kentucky receive the support they need in order to continue in their role as a family caregiver. Services include information to caregivers about available local services, assistance in accessing those services, educational opportunities, support group information, supplemental services, and respite care to provide temporary relief from the responsibilities of full-time caregiving.
For more information, please contact the Aging and Disability Resource Center at the Northern Kentucky Area Development District.
The Northern Kentucky Area Development District also provides adoption, foster, and kinship care support groups for family members caring for other family members.