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National Family Caregivers Support Program (NFCSP)

The Caregiver Support Program provides support, education, and service linkage to aid the caregiver to better understand their role, consequences, when and how to access and utilize assistance, which provides stress reduction and the ability to understand and better care for their loved ones. There are no fees for services. Individuals are given the option to donate or participate in cost sharing towards the cost of services. This allows more individuals and their caregivers to be served.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Caregiver caring for an individual who is diagnosed with dementia or 60 years of age or older and frail OR Caregiver 55 years of age or older and caring for a “grandchild” or other relative (not parents) with a developmental disability diagnosis
  • Resides in Allen, Auglaize, Hancock, Hardin, Mercer, Putnam, or Van Wert Counties
  • Meets level of care at time of assessment
  • Caregiver must need respite services

Services Available

  • Personal Care Services through contracted local home health agencies
  • Care Manager Services
  • Adult Day Service  
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