With the aim of increasing social functionality of the caregivers, increasing their social support and social capital is both among the pivotal subjects of social service and a sociological fact. By the reason of not their being used as a topic for many studies, the population of this study consists of 1763 caregivers registered at Kırıkkale Social Service Center. According to the findings, being a caregiver of a disabled person causes caregivers less social. Most of them (%64,2) need the help of others while giving care. It is determined that the biggest social support mechanism which provides fund for the caregivers’ social capital is their family circle. The age and educational background are important effects for carrying out the paperwork of the disabled person. %75,8 of caregivers need counselling and guidance, %61,4 need social support provided by one-day care establishments.
Home Care, Social Service, Social Support, Social Capital, Disadvantageous Groups