ServiceLink: Caregiver Network

The Caregivers Network is committed to improving the quality of life of caregiving individuals and families by supporting, empowering and advocating for those who care for the chronically ill, aged or a disabled loved one. 

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Family Caregiving: Elder Health Video Series

Work in partnership with the ServiceLink Caregiver Advocate and Caregivers Network Liaison to assist caregivers in enhancing the self-sustaining regional caregiver support network for:

-     supporting one another (empathy and assistance in problem solving)
-     sharing resources (ex: respite options)
-     meeting social needs (ex: monthly coffee chats)
-     offering community education/training
-      providing advocacy

Volunteer opportunities include:

  • Provide 1:1 supportive counseling to family caregivers.  Refer caregivers/consult with ServiceLink staff when caregiver presents with needs other than supportive counseling.
  • When providing supportive counseling, volunteers must document their work with the client and submit completed documentation to the ServiceLink Caregiver Advocate.
  • Assist in planning and carrying out of:  network social events, education and training programs.
  • Assist in Caregiver Network public awareness events: staffing display table, speaking at a group activity.
  • Attend ServiceLink sponsored and other training

Qualifications:  Individual with a background in working as a family caregiver and/or working with family caregivers is preferred. 

For More Information, contact our Caregivers Specialist Toll Free 1-866-634-9412 or locally at (603) 528-6945.

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