Fairfax County Family Caregiver Support Program


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Information

For information on public and private pay services for older adults, caregivers and people with disabilities, call 703-324-7948, TTY 711 between 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday; or use our online form and we will call you.

Caregiver Respite Care

Respite Care refers to temporary care of an older adult so that the caregiver can take a break. It can be for a few hours each week or for an overnight.

Education and Training

We provide free seminars and trainings on issues such as providing care, handling finances, handling stress, legal issues, Medicare, etc. See the links above for upcoming trainings or call 703-324-7948, TTY 711 for more informaton.


Caregiver Support Groups

We provide support for the physical and emotional challenges involved with caregiving. Support groups - whether by phone or in person - can help.

  • Caregiver Support Groups in  the Annandale, McLean and Mt. Vernon areas. These support groups are led by nurses and take place at three of the county’s Adult Day Health Care Centers. You do not need a family member enrolled in one of the centers to join.

  • Caregiver Telephone Support Group in English - from the comfort of your own home, join a free support group facilitated by a county social worker each month on second Tuesdays.  Register online or call 703-324-5484, TTY 711.

  • Caregiver Telephone Support Group in Korean – Korean speakers can also join a free caregiver telephone support group. Call 703-324-7948, TTY 711.

  • Find caregiver support groups sponsored by nonprofit organizations throughout the county. Go to SeniorNavigator and search for "caregiver support groups."

Additional Information



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