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Respite is a service designed to give caregivers a break from the stress of taking care of an individual with special needs.
Some respite options include:
Please understand that the requests for a DDDS respite provider or residential program are subject to availability.
What must I do to get Respite?
Your request will be reviewed and considered based on availability of DDDS resources, individual family circumstances/ need and the previous fiscal year usage (fiscal year is July 1- June 30), Our goal is to provide you with a response to your request within five woring days.
Steps to obtaining Respite:
DDDS MUST have 2 to 4 weeks notice prior to requested respite date