Caregiver Support Program

          CAREGIVER SUPPORT PROGRAM

The Gloucester County Caregiver Support Program provides support and assistance to CAREGIVERS and assists them in accessing services to help maintain individual caregiving needs.                   

        SERVICES OFFERED:

  • Assistance to Grandparents Raising Grandchildren- support for grandparents who have a child under 18 living with them year-long
  • Information, assistance and guidance to navigate through the system of available in-home support services for the caregiver’s loved ones
  • Access to supplemental services to ease the strain on the caregiver  
  • Individual counseling and support
  • Monthly Support Group - "Circle of Caring" - meets monthly at the Division of Senior Services 115 Budd Boulevard West Deptford, NJ 08096  

  • Addressing Cognitive Impairments Before It's too Late - A on-line guide provided by EduMed.org  to help caregivers understand cognitive issues because early detection and screening is key.                                                                click here:  http://www.edumed.org/resources/cognitive-impairment-education-guide/                                      

  •   BELOW ARE PROGRAMS AND SERVICES WHICH BENEFIT CAREGIVERS; THESE PROGRAMS ARE SUBJECT TO CLINICAL AND FINANCIAL ELIGIBILITY 

    • Managed Long Term Services and Supports (MLTSS): provides in-home services to seniors at risk of placement in a nursing home
    • Jersey Assistance to Community Caregivers (JACC): provides in-home services to seniors at risk of placement in a nursing home
    • Statewide Respite: provides respite care for elderly and functionally impaired persons age 18 and older to relieve their unpaid caregivers of stress arising from the responsibility of providing daily care
    • Adult Day Services Program: offers assistance to caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s Disease or related disorders by providing subsidized adult day services 
    • Kinship Navigator Program for grandparents raising a child under the age of 18; financial assistance may be possible through this State Program

    GRANDPARENT CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP

    11:00am-1:00pm at 115 Budd Blvd. West Deptford, NJ 08096
    A light lunch will be served. We hope you will join us! 
    2020 Meeting Dates: 
    January 22
    February 19 
    March 11 
    April 17 
    May 15 
    August 26 (School Supplies giveaway! Grandkids invited! NOTE: This will be held at 204 Hollydell Dr. Sewell, NJ 08080     
    September 18 
    October 14 
    November 13 
    December 18 (Holiday Luncheon)