Caregivers Support

Venango County Human Services
Older Adults

1 Dale Ave
Franklin PA, 16323
(814) 432-9711

Family Caregiver Support Program

Program provides support and reinforcement to family members in the caregiver role for older adult family members. Support and reinforcement includes benefits counseling, education, training, and reimbursement for eligible services. Eligible participants include adult caregivers who are at least 18 years old and caring for a family member who is 60 years or older. Reimbursement for expenses is assessed on a sliding scale according to  household income. A support group meets monthly for this program. Light lunch and refreshments will be provided.

The support group meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month from Noon to 1:30 p.m.

United Brethren Church
160 Atlantic Ave.
Franklin, PA 16323

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren is a support service for grandparents who are in the caregiver role for their grandchildren. Services include information about available assistance, guidance accessing available services, and support groups. Monthly gatherings are held on the first Wednesday of every month. An informational speaker, child care, and snacks and refreshments will be provided.

Meetings are held on the 2nd Tuesday of every month from 11 am to Noon

United Brethren Church
160 Atlantic Ave.
Franklin, PA 16323

Caregiver Support Group

Open to community members who are caring for a sick or restricted family member or friend, in the home setting or nursing/personal care home.

The group meets the 3rd Thursday of each month from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Heckathorn United Methodist Church,
369 Heckathorn Church Road,
Seneca, PA 16346

Stroke Support Group

Open to anyone who has been affected by a stroke and those caring for them.

The group meets the 4th Thursday of every non-winter months at 1 p.m. at
Hoss’s in Cranberry.

*You are responsible for the cost of your meal. Please RSVP.

Visiting Nurses Association

491 Allegheny Blvd.
Franklin, PA 16323
(814) 437-0334
(814) 437-0358

 

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