Fairfax County Family Caregiver Support Program
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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 Program
There are three county programs that provide respite to
caregivers. Go to Caregiver
Respite Program for more information.
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
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 Respite Voucher Program
Virginia’s new Lifespan Respite Voucher Program now reimburses caregivers up to $400 per year for the purchase of respite services. Respite services are temporary care services that allow a family caregiver to take a break. There is no income eligibility for this reimbursement. Requirements include:
If approved, caregivers must pay for the respite services up-front, then apply for reimbursement through the Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services. Contact Mary Strawderman, Respite Program Coordinator, at 804-662-7505, TTY 711 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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