Comanche Nation Title VI Part C Native American Caregivers Support Program (CSP)

Comanche Nation Elderly Center Title VI Part C, Caregivers Support Program (CSP) 

Our mission is to provide a comprehensive referral and service system for families and individuals who are caregivers to elders who are chronically ill or who have a life-altering physical, mental, or developmental disabilities, and for grandparents who provide care to grandchildren. CSP is a federal program funded through the Administration on Aging, Title VI Part-C.

This program provides many areas of service for the caregiver, including respite care. Applicants can expect a home visit to determine eligibility. If applicant qualifies, he/she will receive notification within 10 business days.

The offered support services include:

  • Information
  • Assistance
  • Counseling, Training, Support Group
  • Respite
  • Supplemental Services
  • Outreach Services
  • Lending Closet

Respite Care

Respite care provides the adult caregiver with time off from their caregiving duties. The caregiver chooses his/her own respite worker, the respite provider can NOT live in the same household. The CSP program lasts (up-to) 12 weeks (based on individual needs) we pay 10 hours a week, 20 hours every 2 weeks (CHECKS TAKE 7-10 BUSINES DAYS AFTER TIME SHEETS ARE SUBMITTED) Program participants are eligible to re-apply every 6 months. 


Required Documentation

  • CDIB/citizenship card (patient)
  • Proof of address
  • GRG must provide verifiable documentation of custody.


  • Must be 55 years of age or older (Care Receiver)
  • Caregiver must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must be an enrolled tribal member of a federally recognized tribe.
  • Care receiver must be chronically ill or have a life-altering physical, mental or developmental disability
  • Grandparents raising a grandchild under 18 years of age
  • Absent parent(‘s) may NOT reside in the home
  • Those who rely on a caregiver for at least two activities of daily living needs
  • Caregivers cannot obtain services from other Caregiver programs while with CSP