Caregiver Support

Note, this information is subject to change. Be sure to check back regularly.

 

County of San Diego/In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS)

Call the AIS Call Center at (800) 339-4661

Description:

  • IHSS can provide homemaker and personal care assistance to eligible individuals who are receiving SSI or who have a low income and need help in the home to remain independent

  • IHSS includes domestic and related services and help with personal care

     

Caregiver Coalition

Visit the Caregiver Coalition website for resources

Email: infosdcaregivercoalition@gmail.com

Description:

  • The Caregiver Coalition of San Diego website houses a webinar library with helpful videos on a variety of topics, tools, and resources to support your efforts as a caregiver.

 

Project Care - (Community Action Reaching the Elderly)

Call the AIS Call Center at (800) 339-4661 for further assistance

Description:

  • Project C.A.R.E. keeps seniors living alone from being totally isolated. The program provides referrals to community resources, reassurance calls, plus other services.

 

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) San Diego

NAMI SD Helpline (619) 543-1434

Description:

  • Nami of San Diego offers virtual support groups for people living with mental health illness and their family and caregivers.
  • Support groups are offered via the online platform Zoom, and include peer support groups, education/information meetings, family support groups, and Family-to-Family groups for family members of those with serious and persistent mental illnesses. 
  • The Family-to-Family support group is offered in Spanish.
  • For more information visit, www.namisandiego.org/calendar

 

Southern Caregiver Resource Center (SCRC)

Call (619) 493-6434

Description:

  • View virtual self-care and stress management classes for family caregivers on their Facebook page

 

Alzheimer’s Association San Diego/Imperial Chapter

Call (800) 272-3900

Description:

 

Alzheimer’s San Diego

Call (858) 492-4400

info@alzsd.org

Live Chat: www.alzsd.org  

Description:

  • Supportive Counseling: Contact Alzheimer's San Diego dementia experts for free support and guidance Mon – Fri, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

  • Online Education: Click here for weekly educational webinars

  • Virtual Support and Discussion Groups: Click here to join support or discussion groups online 

  • Movement & Motion: Click here for easy exercises you can do at home 

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GlennerCare

Call (833) 770-CARE

Description:

  • GLENNERCARE™ is a concierge-style care coordination and navigation service that assists caregivers of loved ones with dementia in navigating the resources available to them

  • May be covered by Medicare, though private pay members are also accepted at $3/day

 

Family Caregiver Alliance

Call (800) 445-8106

Description: 

AARP

Call (877) 333-5885

Llamar (888) 971-2013 (Español) 

Description: 

  • Those looking to connect with others remotely can turn to the AARP online community, which includes a caregiver-specific forum

  • AARP’s family caregiving line is another resource people can reach out to Mon –  Fri, 4:00 am to 8:00 pm

     

PsycArmor

Description:

  • List of resources to assist military and veteran caregivers and their families, as well as everyone else that can use a helping hand during these extraordinary times

 

 

Page last reviewed: April 24, 2020