Aging In Place

Pennsylvania Family Caregiver Support Program

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How can this program help me?

If you are caring for a relative or a friend, this program provides several support services and programs to help you, such as:

  • Financial assistance: You can get money to help you with out-of-pocket expenses.
  • Home modification: Get a one-time grant of up to $2,000 to make home modifications (changes) such as installing chair climbs, building ramps, or modifying bathrooms.
  • Counseling services: Get connected with a mental health professional who understands your struggles.
  • Personal assistance services: Get help caring for your relative or friend. This includes services such as bathing, dressing, and grooming.
  • Respite care: Enjoy a brief break from your caregiving duties so you can take care of yourself.

How do I get help?

To find out how to apply for this program, contact your local Area Agency on Aging.

Frequently Asked Questions

Am I eligible?

Get Help from a Benefits Enrollment Center

Start Enrollment or Ask Questions

A Benefits Enrollment Center (BEC) can offer you personal, one-on-one assistance as you navigate program eligibility and look to apply. With support from the National Council on Aging (NCOA), the BEC can help you apply for an enroll in all of the benefits you may be missing out on.

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Toll-Free: 1-800-794-6559

Website: support@benefitscheckup.org

Get Help from a Benefits Enrollment Center

Start Enrollment or Ask Questions

A Benefits Enrollment Center (BEC) can offer you personal, one-on-one assistance as you navigate program eligibility and look to apply. With support from the National Council on Aging (NCOA), the BEC can help you apply for an enroll in all of the benefits you may be missing out on.

Green Path

Toll-Free: 1-800-794-6559

Website: support@benefitscheckup.org

See What Key Benefits Programs You May Qualify For

BenefitsCheckUp can help you assess whether you can get help from programs before you apply. Answer questions anonymously to find out if you may be eligible for key benefits programs, including the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Medicare Savings Programs, Medicaid, Medicare Part D Low Income Subsidy (LIS) - Extra Help, among others.