Caregiver Wellness Initiative (CWI)

Caregiver Wellness Initiative Application 

one-on-one support hours available by phone or video conferencing) with ALR social worker staff, monthly support groups, and caregiver mental health education opportunities to help increase overall caregiver wellness.

To further support the total wellbeing of unpaid, full-time family caregivers statewide, Alabama Lifespan Respite has established the Caregiver Wellness Initiative (CWI) to increase available Emergency Respite reimbursement funds and designate funds specifically for mental health counseling to caregivers currently enrolled with any ALR reimbursement program. Qualified caregivers seeking one-on-one counseling with a licensed mental health provider who is familiar with caregiver mental health issues and related stressors as they affect individuals and/or families (parents, marriages, siblings) may apply for mental health counseling stipends.