About Us

About Us

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

Relevant News

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 at home..."

To read more click here

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."

To read more, click 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 here.

Educational Opportunities