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Location:901 8th Ave. SECedar Rapids, IA 52401
(Across 8th Ave., south of Mercy's ER)
Phone Number:(319) 221-8866
Directions:From the west: Take 8th Avenue east and turn right at 9th Street. Before reaching 9th Avenue, turn left into parking lot driveway.
From the east: Take Mt. Vernon Road west and turn left on 10th Street. Travel one block and turn right onto 9th Avenue. In the middle of the block, turn right into the alley/drive and then turn left into the parking lot.
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Call (319) 221-8866 or email us.
The Family Caregivers Center of Mercy is Eastern Iowa’s only comprehensive resource serving family caregivers caring for adults. Services are available for caregivers regardless of their hospital or physician affiliation.
If you answer "yes" to any of the following questions, we call you a family caregiver.
Caregiving can be rewarding but also overwhelming. Answering ‘Yes’ qualifies you to receive support at the Family Caregivers Center.
There are many ways to engage with the Center. Please call us at (319) 221-8866 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to:
The Caregivers Center is primarily led and run by volunteers. As such, it is funded solely by contributions from generous donors. If you'd like to support the Center, please donate now and/or apply to become a volunteer.
Family caregivers often don’t know what help they need, where to find it, how to access services or determine eligibility, and what to do if what they thought would work, doesn’t.
Because so much of their time and energy is spent caring for their loved one and trying to access community resources, unsupported family caregivers are less likely to take care of their own physical, mental and emotional needs.
That’s where we can help. Start by looking through some frequently asked questions in our Caregivers Guide (PDF).
The Family Caregivers Center of Mercy provides services and financial need-based aid to caregivers regardless of the identity of a caregiver's or care receiver 's health care provider or insurance status. No purchase or use of items or services from Mercy is necessary to receive services and financial need-based aid provided by the Family Caregivers Center.
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