Alabama CARES is a federally funded program that offers support to caregivers and grandparents who are raising their grandchild or grandchildren.
Caregivers can get support with:
Information on resources and services available through public education, health fairs, brochures, and newsletters.
Caregiver Access Assistance to obtain access to the services and resources that are available through outreach and case management.
Caregiver Education to assist in making decisions and solving problems relating to areas such as health, nutrition, and finances.
Caregiver Respite or temporary relief from caregiving by providing personal care, homemaker services, adult day care, and other services requiring a skilled helper in the home.
Supplemental Services such as incontinent supplies and nutritional supplements are available on a limited basis.