Caregiver Resource Center

Circles half gold half green with black squares

 

The Caregiver Resource Center has many services, including a support group for caregivers, a lending library, information & referral to community-based services and respite care.  Anyone, or their caregiver, who is 60 years of age or older with one or more functional deficits in ADLs or IADLs are eligible for this program  There is no charge for any services.  The Caregiver Resource Center and Respite Program services are funded through a cooperative effort by the Clinton County Office for the Aging under the Older Americans Act and the New York State Office for the Aging. 

 

Caregiver Respite

The Respite program provides trained staff who can stay with your loved ones, giving you time to take a break to rest and rejuvenate. It is important for you to care for yourself, to maintain your mental and emotional strength to care for others. Respite is available for 2—4 hours per week.

Caregiver Support Groups

All support group meetings are open to anyone providing care to a friend or family member. On the 4th Wednesday of each month from 6:30pm to 7:30pm at the Emmaus Room at St. Peter’s Church, 114 Cornelia Street, Plattsburgh.

Caregiver Training

The Caregiver Resource Center staff and community service providers offer training on a variety of topics. If you would like to learn about a specific topic, please call the Caregiver Resource Center to see if it can be arranged. Caregivers are invited to attend at no charge.

Caregiver Support

You can receive information and support from the comfort of your own home.

To learn more, contact:
Mary Buckley-LaBonte
46 Flynn Avenue, Suite 612A,
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
Phone: 518-324-3881

Other online resources

The Family Caregiver Alliance is an excellent source of information and resources for caregivers, including online support groups.

Visit Visit Caregiver website (click on “groups”) or visit the Link 2 Care website

Services provided only within Clinton County

 

This snap shot provides general information only. Contact the appropriate agency mentioned for information on your individual circumstances.
NY Connects Clinton County 800-342-9871 518-565-4620

Clinton County Office for the Aging
 

Office for the Aging logo green