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DC Caregivers' Institute Services

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To enroll in the District of Columbia Caregivers' Institute program, you MUST meet the following program requirements:

  1. You must be a DC resident providing uncompensated caring for:an elder (age 60 and older) who is also a DC resident.
  2. Caregiving must create a financial burden for you.
  3. In addition, you must meet at least two of the five eligibility criteria as a caregiver:
  • you care for an elder who needs help because of physical or mental limitations
  • the elder you care for has low to moderate income
  • you are experiencing stress related to caregiving
  • you need support to assist with caregiving
  • to avoid moving into a nursing home or assisted living facility, the elder needs you

If you meet the above requirements, contact us at (202) 464-1513 to be placed on the waiting list.

Related Information

Service Contact: 
DCOA
Contact Phone: 
(202) 724-5622
Contact Fax: 
(202) 724-4979
Contact TTY: 
711
Office Hours: 
Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 4 pm.
Service Location: 

500 K Street, NE

GIS Address: 
500 K Street, NE
City: 
Washington
State: 
DC
Zip: 
20002