Caregiver Support Program

The Gloucester County Caregiver Support Program helps caregivers obtain the services they need to maintain individual caregiving needs, as well as providing support and assistance. Our Caregiver Specialists work closely with family caregivers and caregivers of older adults to ensure their safety and connect them with resources.  Support groups are also available to help caregivers connect with others in similar situations. The goal is to provide support and resources needed to succeed.

Services Offered

  • Access to supplemental services to ease the strain on the caregiver
  • Support and assistance to family members raising their relatives' children 
  • Individualized assistance and guidance to navigate through the system of available in-home support services for caregivers and family members

The Caregiver Support Group and Kinship Care Support Group meet monthly at:

Gloucester County Division of Senior Services
115 Budd Boulevard
West Deptford, NJ 08096

Upcoming Meeting Dates

For more information on monthly meeting dates and times of support groups, please call (856) 384-6900 or email the Caregiver Support Program 

Programs & Services Which Benefit Caregivers

The following programs are subject to clinical and financial eligibility:

  • Adult Day Services Program: Offers assistance to caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s Disease or related disorders by providing subsidized adult day services 
  • Jersey Assistance to Community Caregivers (JACC): Provides in-home services to seniors at risk of placement in a nursing home
  • Kinship Navigator Program for grandparents raising a child under the age of 18; financial assistance may be possible through this State Program
  • Managed Long Term Services and Supports (MLTSS): 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