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Program Eligibility Criteria

To enroll in the District of Columbia Caregiversí Institute program, you MUST meet the following program requirements:
  1. You must be a DC resident providing uncompensated care for an elder (60 and older) who is also a DC resident.
  2. Caregiving must create a financial burden for you.
In addition, you must meet two of five eligibility criteria as a caregiver:
  1. You care for an elder who needs help because of physical or mental limitations.
  2. The elder you care for has low to moderate income.
  3. You are experiencing stress related to caregiving.
  4. You need support to assist with caregiving.
  5. To avoid moving into a nursing home or assisted living facility, the elder needs you.
If you meet the above requirements, complete the Program Registration Form or contact us at 202/464-1513 to be placed on the waiting list.
Part of the Senior Service Network Supported by the D.C. Office on Aging