Tucson Caregiver ResourcesFamily caregivers are often thrust into this role with little knowledge or experience in caregiving. This list of local and national resources and agencies should help you in finding support services and answering questions about caring for a seriously ill loved one. Visit our Support Groups-Caregivers page for information about Tucson-area support groups, including contacts and meeting times.
Care Family Senior Care
Care Family connects seniors with caregivers in their local area. The site provides background screenings on caregivers, provides bond protection and liability insurance on each caregiver, and assists with tax processing.
Caregiver Action Network
The Caregiver Action Network educates, supports, empowers, and speaks up for the more than 65 million Americans who care for loved ones with a chronic illness or disability or the frailties of old age. Discover resources on their website for family caregivers including a family caregiver toolbox, tips, and a directory of other caregiver-related agencies and organizations.
10400 Connecticut Ave, Suite 500
Kensington, MD 20895
A not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving quality of life for older adults and their caregivers in Tucson, Pima County, and the surrounding region. The purpose of the Caregiver Consortium is to enhance or implement services for caregivers and older adults that strengthen the continuum of care.
PO Box 12381
Tucson, AZ 85732
Family Caregiver Alliance
The Family Caregiver Alliance offer programs at local, state, and national levels. The organization provides information, online resources, education, and advocacy.
180 Montgomery St., Suite 900
San Francisco, CA 94104
Interfaith Community Services
Volunteers with ICS provide caregiving services such as free transportation to ICS recipients who are ambulatory but unable to drive or take public transportation. Destinations include medical appointments, grocery store, and other various errands. Volunteers also provide telecare reassurance calls, friendly visiting, minor home repairs, and caregiver relief.
2820 W. Ina Road
Tucson, AZ 85741
East Side Office at New Spirit Lutheran Church
8701 E. Old Spanish Trail
Tucson, AZ 85710
National Caregivers Library
The National Caregivers Library is a wealth of online resources for family caregivers. Their Checklists and Forms section is particularly useful for those providing care to someone with a serious or chronic illness. They do not provide advice or counseling to individuals concerning specific, caregiving situations.
901 Moorefield Park Dr.
Richmond, VA 23236
Pima Council on Aging
Caregiver Specialists from the Pima Council on Aging provide one-to-one consultations with family caregivers and can assist in finding local resources. They also help caregivers balance personal care while providing care to a loved one.
8467 E. Broadway Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85710
Pima Health Systems Caregiver Education & Support Program
520-243-8378 or 520-243-8379
Pima Health Systems can help you in finding the balance between taking care of yourself and your loved one. Learn about their Respite Program or utilize their Resource Center.
3950 S. Country Club Road, Suite 400
Tucson, AZ 85714
VA Caregiver Support
The Department of Veterans Affairs recognizes the valuable role that family caregivers play, and offers assistance to these caregivers. The program offers a variety of programs to support family caregivers, and the telephone support line connects caregivers to licensed social workers who can answer questions and link you to the Caregiver Support Coordinator at your local VA Medical Center. You can also find resources and tools for caregivers, such as a medication chart, on the website.
Please Note: Casa de la Luz Hospice does not specifically endorse the activities of these organizations, but offers their information as a sample of the kinds of materials and services that are available.