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Family Caregivers Support Program

Agency: Montgomery County Aging and Adult Services
Service Description:

Family Caregiver Support Program provides financial assistance and limited reimbursement to caregivers who help pay for supportive services for family members, ages 60 and older. Financial assistance can be obtained for personal care services, temporary respite, and over the counter medications and supplies.

Income-eligible families may receive from $200 to 500 per month to help with out-of-pocket expenses. In addition, one-time grants of up to $2,000 may be give to qualified families to modify the home, purchase assistive devices or consumable supplies to accommodate elderly relatives. Approved adaptations might include installing a stair glide, a wheelchair ramp or modifying a bathroom.

The package of benefits include:
- An assessment to determine what best meets the needs of the caregiver and client
- Care manager assistance with choices and options for the family
- Counseling
- Education
- Financial information

Fees:

Sliding scale.

Eligibility:

Call for information.

Application Instructions:

Call for information.

Required Documents:

  • emergency contact telephone number
  • eviction notice
  • financial statements
  • home repair estimates
  • income tax return
  • insurance information
  • Medicaid card
  • Medicare card
  • necessary documents
  • proof of age
  • proof of family size
  • proof of household income
  • Social Security card/number
  • telephone number
  • W-2 form
  • Last Update: October 31, 2017

    Mapit
    Address:

    1430 DeKalb St

    Norristown, PA 19404

    Web Address:

    http://www.montcopa.org/148/Aging-Adult-Services

    Areas Served:

    Montgomery County

    Business Hours:

    Mon - Fri 8:00am - 4:30pm

    Telephones: types, numbers and hours
    Type Number Details
    Toll Free (800) 642-3150
    Main Phone (610) 278-3601
    Fax (610) 278-3769

    Email:

    Features:

    Hours

  • Open Fridays
  • Open Mondays
  • Open Thursdays
  • Open Tuesdays
  • Open Wednesdays