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ATTENTION: ASSIST will be taken offline to perform a major upgrade on Jan. 31, 2020, at 4 PM and will last until Feb. 1, 2020, at 2 PM.
You must complete and submit any in-progress applications by Jan. 31 at 4 p.m. or the application will be lost.
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