What is Respite?

Respite is short-term, alternative care for children and adults placed in A Place to

Call Home foster homes or receiving services through the Division of Developmental



Respite allows foster parents and biological families of children and adults with developmental disabilities a break in providing care to the child or adult.  Individuals providing respite are independent contractors of A Place to Call Home.


What is the Respite need?

Independent contractors providing respite services are needed for a variety of circumstances.  Independent contractors providing respite services can provide the respite care in their home, in the foster home, or in the community.   Respite services may be needed for a few hours or a few weeks.   Independent contractors providing respite services are able to make their own schedule.

Respite Services

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