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WHATThe National Respite Network and Resource Center provides respite care resources and helps promote the development of quality respite and care programs.
WHYTo help families find respite and crisis care programs and services and to advocate for national and local respite care.
WHEREAccess to Respite Care and Help (ARCH)
Families and Communities Rising, Inc.

Program Description

“The National Respite Coalition, founded by Jill Kagan…the NRC's principal objective was to help raise awareness of the value of respite and crisis care to policy makers in Washington DC. This work culminated with the passage of the Lifespan Respite Care Act which was signed into law in December of 2006.”

Access to Respite Care and Help provides the following respite care resources:

The National Respite Locator – a directory that helps caregivers and professionals find respite services in their community.

The National Respite Coalition - advocates for respite to be considered in national, state and local policy.

Lifespan Respite Technical Assistance Center - respite grants, research, webinars, curriculum and planning,  funded by the Administration for Community Living in the US Department of Health and Human Services.

Aging Programs
Elderly Caregiver Support and Assistance Programs
Caregiver Films and Documentaries

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