Caregiver Resources

Updated July 2021 by the Illinois Respite Coalition

Helpful Links:

  • The ABC's of Respite: Presented by the ARCH National Respite Network, this is a great resource for caregivers to learn about the different types of respite, how to choose a respite provider, and how to pay for respite services.

National Alliance for Caregiving

National Alliance for Caregiving (NAC) is a non-profit coalition dedicated to improving quality of life for friend and family caregivers and those in their care, by advancing research, advocacy, and innovation. NAC also develops national best-practice programs, and works to increase public awareness of family caregiving issues. 

Phone: (202) 918-1013|  Address: 1730 Rhode Island Ave. N.W., Ste. 812, Washington D.C., 20036  |  Website


Toll-Free Statewide Respite Phone: 866-ILL-RESP or    866-455-7377

Cell: (630) 207-8479
Fax:  (224) 616-3054


2650 S. Taylorville Rd.
Decatur, IL 62521


AARP is a United States–based interest group focusing on issues affecting those over the age of fifty. AARP can help navigate your role as a caregiver. Use their website to find more information about AARP in your state and city. 

Phone: (888) 687-2277|  Address: 601 E. Street, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20049  |  Website

Resources for Caregivers

The Illinois Respite Coalition is dedicated to connecting family caregivers to resources in their area.  Please see below for different opportunities available to caregivers.

For one on one assistance to resources in your area, please contact:

Illinois Respite Coalition 
630. 207.8479 

Family Caregiver Alliance

Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA) has their programs, resources and services with caregiver's unique needs in mind. FCA offers support, specific information and other help in order to manage caregiving's demands. On their website you can find the Family Care Navigator.  

Phone: (800) 445-8106|  Address: 101 Montgomery St., Ste. 2150, San Francisco, CA 94104  |  Website

Caregiver Action Network

Caregiver Action Network provides information and education for family caregivers, including a volunteer in over 40 states. 

Phone: (855) 227-3640|  Address: 1150 Connecticut Ave., N.W., Ste. 501 Washington, D.C. 20036  |  Website