Caregiver Support Center - Pikes Peak Area Agency on Aging

Pikes Peak Area Agency on Aging

 
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Pikes Peak United Way - PPUW
General Information
Description of ServiceThe Family Caregiver Support Center provides families with professional guidance in preparing an individualized care giving plan and helping you access the supportive services you need. There is no charge for any service provided directly by the center; however, donations are accepted. No eligible person shall be denied a service because of their inability and/or choice not to contribute. We offer help to any adult over 18 who is caring for a person over 60, or any adult over 60 who is a primary caregiver.
LocationEl Paso County
Geographical AreaR5, El Paso County
Intake ProcedureCall for more information (719) 866-7526
Helpful TipsServices offered through the Family Caregiver Support Center include:

Individual or group planning consultations with family caregivers.

A Caregiver Respite Voucher program, offering limited care in the home or at a day-care center for the purpose of providing the caregiver a break from caregiving.

Powerful Tools for Caregivers, a six-week course teaching caregivers how to thrive in their caregiver roles;

Passages in Caregiving, a seven-week support group for caregivers to assist in coping with the challenges of family caregiving

Individual classes on a variety of care-giving topics offered through PILLAR and the Colorado Springs Senior Center.

Caregiver Mentoring Program: providing new family caregivers with emotional support from an experienced former caregiver who has been specifically trained as a mentor.

Caregiver Pampering Day: an opportunity to refresh and renew family caregivers, held each year on the last Saturday in February.
 
Client Information
GenderEither
Languages SpokenEnglish
Driver's LicenseNot Required
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Contact Information
 
Contact's Phone (719) 866-7526
Physical Site Address 1 14 South Chestnut Street
Physical Site City, State, Zip Colorado Springs, CO 80905
Main Phone (719) 886-7526
TDD Phone 7-1-1 (CO Relay)
Service Location Email ppacg@ppacg.org
Web Address www.ppacg.org
 
Additional Information
SourcePPUW
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Pikes Peak Area Agency on Aging
Affiliated Program: Pikes Peak Area Agency on Aging
This Service: Caregiver Support Center - Pikes Peak Area Agency on Aging
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Caregiver Consultation and Support (PH-0780)