Del Oro Caregiver Resource Center
We are here to improve the well-being of family caregivers and provide support throughout the caregiving process.
8421 Auburn Blvd., Suite 265
Citrus Heights, CA 95610
|County or Parish:||Sacramento|
Del Oro Caregiver Resource Center (Del Oro) is a private, non-profit human services agency. We provide a comprehensive package of caregiver-centered services within our 13-area counties. Established in 1987, Del Oro has a proven track record of providing supportive, effective, and cost-efficient caregiver services such as Information and Assistance, Family Consultation, Education and Training, Counseling, Legal Consultation, Support Groups, On-Line Resources, and Respite Care. As a member of the California Caregiver Resource Center System, Del Oro is one of 11 centers throughout the state. We are funded through a grant with the State of California, Department of Health Care Services as well as Agency on Aging, Area 4; however, funding has not kept pace with the need for caregiver support.
As indicated in our Leadership Statement, funding has not kept pace with the need for services. As such, most of our needs are to restore basic positions and programs lost in 2009. We currently have a waiting list of 382 family caregivers waiting to be enrolled as new clients.
Our top needs:
Our top needs:
- Funding: Other - Del Oro Caregiver Resource Center's most pressing needs is to hire two additional Family Consultants to keep up with the demand for services. Estimated cost is $100,000. Family Consultants are a primary service to family caregivers, providing a comprehensive assessment, plan of care, emotional support, and one-on-one education on a variety of issues. Further, Family Consultants follow the caregiver throughout their journey. Each Family Consultant has a caseload of 200 clients, meaning a minimum of 400 additional clients will be served with two new position, which would eradicate our waiting list to become a client.
- Funding: Program - Caregivers often experience overwhelm and respite care is designed to provide care to a loved one for a brief period of time so the caregiver has the opportunity for relief and rest. This service may be provided in the individual's home, or in an out-of-home setting such as a day care center or assisted living facility. Last fiscal year we had enough funding to provide respite care to 38% of our clients, which means the majority of our clients are waiting for this important service.
- Volunteers - We are looking for volunteers to assist with telephones.
- Board Members - We are looking for Board Members representing outlying counties (Amador, Colusa, El Dorado, Nevada, etc.).
- Funding: Unrestricted - Unrestricted donations to use as needed to expand programs.
"Del Oro Caregiver Resource Center is proud to be in our 31st year of service to family caregivers in our 13-County region. We are a private, non-profit program funded by the Department of Health Care Services, Area 4 Agency on Aging, grants and private donations. Founded in 1987, Del Oro's mission is to improve the well-being of family caregivers and provide support throughout the care giving process, offering our full range of services to family caregivers of adults with chronic and disabling conditions or diseases. As I reflect over the past year, our accomplishments were many; however, there are a few I would like to highlight: - Del Oro increased overall revenue by 6.6% over the previous fiscal year. - Provided two, six-week series of Powerful Tools for Family Caregivers, an intense, evidenced based Psycho-Educational series for family caregivers. - Del Oro partnered with the Lincoln Hills Foundation to provide a caregiver retreat, "Releasing Struggle, the Path of Letting Go" on November 4, 2017 in Sun City Lincoln Hills. - Offered a large-scale caregiver workshop, "Finding Hope, Humor, and Heart in Caregiving" on November 8, 2017, presented by Elaine Sanchez, speaker and author of "Letters from Madelyn". - We held our 13th Annual Cruise Around the World Fundraiser on June 20, 2018 raising just over $50,000, our most successful event ever! Unfortunately, funding has not kept pace, increasing only slightly by 6.6% for the 2017-18 Fiscal Year. We continue to pursue restoration of funding from the 72% cut received in 2009 from the California Department of Health Care Services. We will be seeking your help in the spring of 2019 to advocate on our behalf to restore precious funds. Your voice matters! Please visit our Facebook page to keep abreast of our advocacy needs. On behalf of the Board of Directors, we would like to thank our contributors and sponsors for their steadfast support of our mission. In addition, we would like to thank our dedicated volunteers that are passionate, inspired and enjoy making a difference, we could not do the important work we do without them!" Sincerely, Denise Davis President Del Oro Caregiver Resource Center
-- Denise Davis, President
-- Denise Davis, President