The New York State Caregiving & Respite Coalition, NYSCRC, is a partnership of dedicated organizations and individuals committed to supporting the millions of our state's family caregivers. NYSCRC members understand the unique needs of caregivers. Through training and education, we focus on increasing caregivers' access to respite resources. And we speak with a unified voice to gain the attention of policymakers for the needs of family caregivers.
With funding from federal Lifespan Respite Grant, NYSCRC is training hundreds of volunteer respite providers throughout New York State. Greater availability to respite services will give caregivers more frequent breaks while helping them better manage the physical and emotional stresses that come with caring for an aging and/or disabled loved one.
By supporting important initiatives, like volunteer based respite, NYSCRC takes an active role in improving the lives of informal caregivers