Emergency Respite Available for Caregivers Who Are Caring for Children or Adults with Special Needs
What is respite?
WHO IS ELIGIBLE?
- Caregivers (unpaid family member or other adult or foster parent) who provides in-home monitoring, management, supervision or treatment of a child with special needs or an adult with special needs. (Caregiver may, but need not, reside in the same household as the care recipient.)
- Caregivers with the greatest emotional, medical or economic need (targeting low income caregivers) are given priority for service.
- Caregivers of a child with special needs or adult with special needs that cannot be cared for by other individuals or organizations within the community due to the complexity of their special needs.
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