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Details for Service Family Caregiver Support Services
Service Name Family Caregiver Support Services Program Name Adults At-Risk for Out of Home Placement
Goal Provide services and supports to individuals and families experiencing health and safety needs to assist them in living successfully in the community.
Objective Assure that adults with health and safety needs that could result in out-of-home placement receive support services to enable them to continue to live at home and/or community.
Division Division of Aging and Adult Services
Service Description

Family Caregiver Support Services are administered by providers which include: county departments of social services, county departments on aging, home-delivered meals providers, transportation providers, and local aging agencies; and nonprofit and for-profit home health agencies.

-Providing information to family caregivers, area agencies on aging, county departments of social services, cooperative extension and other local nonprofit agencies that provide outreach and public information through the media, health fairs and other activities 

-Respite care which is brief period of relief or rest from caregiving responsibilities. It may be provided in a variety of ways, including in-home aides, adult day care services and group respite, depending on the needs and preferences of the caregivers and their care receivers 

-Assistance with Access provides one-on-one contact with caregivers who are seeking information about caregiver resources. Contact can be in person or by phone and usually involves follow-up contacts

-Supplemental Services for family caregivers that help provide for a short-term or one-time need, such as financial assistance for a specific need, providing accessibility equipment or dealing with an emergency.

-Support and Counseling which helps caregivers understand disease processes and helps caregivers to take care of themselves as well as their loved one. It may include individual counseling, support groups and caregiver training. 

Web Site https://www.ncdhhs.gov/assistance/adult-services/family-caregiver-support Year First Initiated 2001
Available State Wide Yes Geographic Area Served
Grants Provided No Competitive Bidding No
Competitive Bidding Details
Waiting List No Waiting List Start Date
Number Waiting
Waiting List Details

Income Eligibility
Income Eligibility No
Income Eligibility Method
Income Eligibility Type
Whose Income Eligibility
Income Disregard No
Income Disregard Desc
Income Verified No
Income Verified Method
Income Criteria
Income Eligibility Change 1/1/1901
Income Eligibility Method Prior To Change
Income Eligibility Other

Target Population
Age Range Start Age Range End
0 100+

Legal Authority
Authorization Level Authorization Type Citation
Federal Public Law Older Americans Act, as amended

Budget Information
State Fiscal Year (SFY)
As of the month of
Authorized Budget Fiscal Year 2025 SFY 2024-2025 Year To Date Expenditures Balance
Salary and Fringes (1X) 0 0 0
Salary Other (1X) 0 0 0
Operating (2X-5X) 0 0 0
Contracts/Allocations (6X) 0 0 0
Reserves (7X) 0 0 0
Transfers (8X) 0 0 0
Total Requirements 0 0 0
Receipts-Federal 0 0 0
Receipts- Local receipts 0 0 0
Receipts- Other receipts 0 0 0
Total Receipts 0 0 0
General Fund Appropriations 0 0 0
State Local Other
0 0 0
State Local
0 0