The Caregiver Resource Center (CRC) is a trusted partner for Orange county
families coping with the physical, emotional, and financial responsibilities
of caregiving. By providing families with individualized, supportive services,
CRC stands apart as the only Orange County agency focusing specifically
on the needs of caregivers, who are coping with a loved one’s chronic
illness. Services include family consultation, assessment, care planning,
counseling, referrals for resources, psycho-educational seminars, respite
planning and community education. We are a not-for-profit organization
therefore our services are
FREE to family caregivers.
Donations are welcome and are gratefully appreciated.
History and Funding
Senator Janet Nguyen Introduces Bill to Support Family Caregivers:
"In a continued effort to assist unpaid family caregivers, Senator
Janet Nguyen (R-Garden Grove) is proud to announce the introduction of
Senate Bill 177 (SB 177). This bill would allocate an additional $3.3
million to statewide Caregiver Resource Centers (CRC) to reinstate much
needed respite care services for unpaid family members who provide any
type of physical and/or emotional care for an ill or disabled loved one
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Senator Bill Monning Proposes Legislation to Support Traumatic Brain Injury programs:
"SB 398 - Deletes the July 1, 2019 sunset date for the Traumatic Brain Injury
(TBI) program and makes it a permanent state program. The bill also requires
ongoing grants to TBI sites under the existing program if they are compliant
and meet operational certification standards."
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here or contact us if you woud like to send letters of support to Senator Monning.
The Caregiver Resource Center is one of 11 regional resource centers across
California that are designed to serve family caregivers of brain impaired
adults. This system was established under special legislation (Chapter
1658 Welfare and Institutional Code) and was signed into law in 1984.
The Caregiver Resource Center operates under the auspices of St. Jude
Medical Center and is funded through a grant from the California Department
of Health Care Services. The Caregiver Resource Center also receives funding
from the National Family Caregiver Support Program (part of the Older
Americans Act) through the Orange County Office on Aging.
To view a brochure listing all Caregiver Resource Centers, click