The Arkansas Lifespan Respite Coalition and Alzheimer’s Arkansas: Caring for Caregivers are distributing grants throughout the state for caregivers needing respite.
Respite care is for providing a caregiver a break and this $350 grant is for respite care only. It can be awarded to one care recipient (patient) once per calendar year (Jan 1 – Dec 31). This grant is available for anyone of any age, with a diagnosis of ANY special need or chronic illness that requires a caregiver.
The care recipient (patient):
• Can be of any age
• Must reside in Arkansas
• Must have an official diagnosis of any special need or chronic illness that requires a caregiver on a physician’s official letterhead or prescription pad
To learn more and how to apply for this grant, please CLICK HERE.