Toms River Office: 732.505.2273 | Freehold Office: 732.876.3900
info@caregivervolunteers.org

FAQs about the Respite Care Program

Are there other resources in Ocean or Monmouth County that can help me?

We’ve gathered a list of resources beneficial to those with disabilities, seniors, and caregivers located in Monmouth and Ocean County. You can view them at this link: https://caregivervolunteers.org/community-resources/ Community Resources...

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What does the volunteer do with my loved one?

Our volunteers will sit with your loved one and talk, watch a movie, play cards or read them a book. They try to engage our clients in activities they enjoy....

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How Much Does it Cost?

Our program is funded through the Ocean County Office of Senior Services, private donations, and fundraisers. Funding to launch this program in Monmouth County in 2019 is provided by Impact 100 Jersey Coast. All funds go towards volunteer training, background checks, volunteer insurance, and administrative costs. Because of the generosity…...

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How Do I Register for Respite Care?

We try to make registering for our free respite care as easy as possible! Just follow these steps: Contact us and let us know you’re interested in respite care by calling 732.505.2273 or email info@caregivervolunteers.org We will conduct a telephone screening to make sure the individual is appropriate for the program. We will…...

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What the Volunteers Do NOT Do?

Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey Respite Care volunteers do not provide hands-on medical care, such as toileting, bathing or dispensing of medications. The companionship and support they provide along with a great link to outside resources is priceless....

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What areas does Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey service?

In Ocean County Bay Head, 08742 Bayville, 08721 Beachwood, 08722 Berkeley Township, 08721 Brick, 08724 Forked River, 08731 Island Heights, 08732 Jackson, 08527 Lakehurst, 08733 Lakewood, 08701 Lanoka Harbor, 08734 Lavallette 08735 Manchester, 08759 Mantoloking, 08738 Normandy Beach, 08739 Ocean Beach Ortley Beach, 08751 Pine Beach, 08741 Point Pleasant, 08742…...

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Do I qualify for Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey services?

In order to be eligible for our program, an applicant must be over the age of 60 and no longer driving....

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