What is Respite Care?
Respite care is a temporary, substitute living arrangement for dependent adults or children which provides a brief period of relief or rest (usually more than twenty-four hours) for the family members, guardians or other people who are their regular caregivers. Also included are services of substitute caregivers that provide respite care services in the individual’s own home.
Who is Eligible?
Caregivers of dependent adults and children
How to Apply
Contact a respite care provider
To Find Providers in Connecticut’s Community Resources Database:
Search by service names:
For more information on the Connecticut Statewide Respite Care Program, that assists caregivers with services to help individual with Alzheimer’s or other dementia disorders, visit the 2-1-1 eLibrary paper: https://uwc.211ct.org/connecticut-statewide-respite-care-program/
SOURCE: 2-1-1 Database; Connecticut Statewide Respite Care Program
PREPARED BY: 211/jm
CONTENT LAST REVIEWED: January2022