Caring for Caregivers
Providing caregivers the education and support they need.
Caregiver Assessment, Respite, Education & Support (CARES) supports Washtenaw County caregivers to recharge, reconnect, and regroup. CARES provides caregivers compassionate support, education and respite to promote health and well-being considering the following variables:
• Physical and Emotional Health
• Physical Stamina
• Financial Security
• Perceived Personal Freedom of caregivers
Brief assessment to get to know you and your needs
No-Cost Respite care to give you a break
Customized education and support
Assistance with community resources
Low fee transportation for you and your loved one
Counseling specifically tailored to the needs of caregivers
Caregiver Support Groups
Text Talks. Weekly text message program with informative information and tips
Peer telephonic support
Assistance may be available for up to 36 hours of NO COST respite during a
90-day period. Participation will be limited.
This service is offered as part of WISE Choice
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Through dedicated staff and volunteers, and in cooperation with a wide range of community partners, JFS strives to be a catalyst to meet the human service needs of all people of Washtenaw County.
We are committed to providing affordable, accessible, holistically-oriented and culturally sensitive care to our clients, whatever their identification, affiliation, lifestyle, background, race, religious creed, or national origin.
The most trusted names invest in us, because they trust us to invest in you.