Pennsylvania Department of Aging
Pennsylvania Department of Aging - Family Caregiver Support Program
Family Caregiver takes a cost-sharing approach; income-eligible families may receive up to $200 per month to help with out-of-pocket expenses ranging from respite care to adult briefs.

In addition, one-time grants of up to $2,000 may be given to qualified families to modify the home or purchase assistive devices to accommodate the frail relative. Such adaptations might include installing a stair climb or modifying a bathroom.
555 Walnut Street
Fifth Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17101
Eligibility: Eligibility for Family Caregiver is determined on a sliding scale and is based on income
Hours: Call for information
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (717) 783-1550 Main
  • (800) 490-8505 Hotline
  • (717) 783-6842 Fax
Email Address:
Intake Procedure: Call for information
Helpful Tips: The major focus of the Family Caregiver Support Program is to reinforce the care being given to frail family members at home. The major benefit, therefore, is that it allows caregivers to choose from available services.
Fee Amounts: None
Facility/ADA access: N/A
Languages Spoken: English
Service Contact: 717-783-1550
  • Family Caregiver Subsidies
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Pennsylvania Department of Aging
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