Resources & Services for Seniors

Family Caregiver Support Program

The Family Caregiver Support Program (FCSP) assists families caring for an older relative or friend.  The goal being to support the care provided to frail family members in their home. The focus is to respond to the needs of caregivers, so they can provide the best possible care for an older relative or friend in the home.

Benefits of the Program - Assessment of caregiver’s and older adult’s needs
Information on benefits and resources
Training in caregiving skills
Respite care
Access to support groups
Assistance completing benefits and insurance forms
Reimbursement of qualifying caregiving expenses
Professional care management
Financial reimbursement for qualifying home modifications and adaptive equipment 

To have a care manager, state certified in completing assessments identify needs and create an individual care plan with the caregiver and care receiver, please contact the Allegheny County Senior Line by phone 412-350-5460 or go to Allegheny County Caregiver Support for more comprehensive information.