Updated July 2021 by the Illinois Respite Coalition
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
CONTACT THE IRC
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:
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