Respite Care

Description: Programs that provide a brief period of relief or rest for family members, guardians or other people who are regular caregivers for dependent adults or children by offering temporary or intermittent care in the home or in community settings/facilities. (AIRS PH-7000)

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UT

Statewide

455 East 400 South Suite 402
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Phone: 801-328-4580
Address: 455 East 400 South Suite 402
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Phone: 801-328-4580
Fax: 801-328-3980
Services Provided: An organization consisting of over forty private provider agencies that serve over 5,000 people with developmental and other types of disabilities in over 400 different locations throughout Utah. Association members are licensed and qualified provider/agencies that contract with the Department of Human Services, primarily the Utah Division of Services for People with Disabilities, the Utah State Office of Rehabilitation, Workforce Services, care centers, families and private entities.
Member agencies assist individuals living in their homes and communities by providing quality services including residential, day services and training, supported employment, family support, and respite care.
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Last Updated: 6/12/2018

Cedar City, UT

Organization Name: Division of Services for People with Disabilities (DSPD)
Address: 106 North 100 East
Cedar City, UT 84720
Phone: 435-865-5650
Toll Free Phone: 877-568-0084
Fax: 435-865-5666
Eligibility: Intellectual disability or similar developmental disability. Brain injury (acquired after age 18). Physical disability.
Wheelchair Accessible: Complete
Services Provided: Residential programs (small group homes, supervised apartments, supported living, professional parents).
Day training.
Supported employment.
Family support (including respite care, in-home training and support, assistive devices, environment modifications, parent and sibling training and support, etc.).
Case management/support coordination (including on-going case management, eligibility determination, crisis management).
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Last Updated: 7/31/2017

Clearfield, UT

1290 East 1450 South Ste 2
Clearfield, UT 84015
Phone: 801-779-6700
Organization Name: Division of Services for People with Disabilities (DSPD)
Address: 1290 East 1450 South Ste 2
Clearfield, UT 84015
Phone: 801-779-6700
Toll Free Phone: 877-568-0084
Fax: 801-779-6730
Eligibility: A person may be eligible for services if they have qualifying disabilities in one of the four areas listed below: intellectual disabilities or related conditions; Acquired Brain Injury (ABI); physical disabilities; autism.
Wheelchair Accessible: Complete
Services Provided: Provides long-term supports and services for people with disabilities so they can lead self-determined lives and participate fully in their communities. Operates the state's Intermediate Care Facility for people with Intellectual Disabilities, employment opportunities and Utah's Health Dept. Home and Community-based Services (HCBS).
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Last Updated: 4/4/2018

Logan, UT

Organization Name: Center for Persons with Disabilities
Address: 6806 Old Main Hill
Logan, UT 84322-6806
Phone: 435-797-8528
Eligibility: DSPD eligible or private pay - day training over 22. Family supports summer program under 22.
Wheelchair Accessible: Complete
Services Provided: Developmental Skills Lab (DSL)
1. Day Training Services - Day training consists of various programs in which people with disabilities are assisted in reaching their highest level of independence. Our main focus is to enhance the personal and social development of each consumer.
2. Basic Skills Group - Provides training in basic communication and socialization, self-care, mobility, positioning and motor skills, community integration, leisure activities, independent living, and group activities.
3. Employment Services - These services help enhance the quality of life for consumers by promoting inclusion into the community work force. At our |Employment Center| we help consumers reach their vocational goals through appropriate assessment, skill training, job preparation, job search and placement, and on-the-job supports.
4. Family Support - Family Support Services provide support, information, and guidance to our customers and their families.
5. Respite Services - Caring for a person with a disability can be quite demanding. Respite services provide opportunities for family members to leave their loved ones in the care of responsible, dependable staff while they enjoy well-deserved time off.
6. Summer Program - Summer Program Services provide enjoyable summer activities for youth with disabilities. The program begins in June and goes through part of August (10 weeks). Programming is mainly community-based with some in-house activities.
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Last Updated: 6/6/2017
Address: P.O. Box 3598
Logan, UT 84323
Eligibility: Mothers of children with extreme emotional and behavioral challenges
Services Provided: Annual summer Retreat for Moms and a moderated online parent support group, for moms who are parents of children with extreme emotional and behavioral challenges associated with early childhood trauma, attachment disorder, and/or mental illness, severe ADHD or autism, etc. Many moms also develop secondary trauma issues or have their own trauma histories triggered. Summer Retreat aims to relax and connect. Retreat price range $250 - $340, some scholarships.
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Last Updated: 7/21/2014

Midvale, UT

7001 South 900 East, Ste 300
Midvale, UT 84047
Phone: 801-352-7358
Address: 7001 South 900 East, Ste 300
Midvale, UT 84047
Phone: 801-352-7358
Toll Free Phone: 888-725-8742
Fax: 801-566-1426
Email: info@salushomecare.com
Eligibility: Birth to age 18; 21 if on Medicaid
Services Provided: Home Health Services--licensed pediatric nurses and therapists for children with special medical needs, providing services for the following needs:
Jaundice, Ventilators, Respiratory Care, High Risk Neonates, Tracheotomy Care, Failure to Thrive, Feeding Tubes, Wound Care, Traumatically Injured Children, Respite Care, Autism, Caregiver Education.

Home Care Services—personalized, cost effective with flexible scheduling, includes bathing and toileting, meal preparation.
Provider Profiles: Free consultation
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Last Updated: 4/9/2018
6975 South Union Pak Center #320
AARP
Midvale, UT 84047
Phone: 801-538-3926
Address: 6975 South Union Pak Center #320
AARP
Midvale, UT 84047
Phone: 801-538-3926
Eligibility: Anyone caring for family members
Services Provided: Our coalition focus is on the needs of all caregivers who care for family members across the lifespan; from babies to the elderly, disabled adults who need extra help, those who have mental illness, and the elderly. We want to provide support for you, give you some extra education, and link you to the resources available to you according to the area you live.
Provider Profiles: Member meetings are held the first Wednesday of every month from 12-1:30 pm at our new location.
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Last Updated: 3/13/2018

Murray, UT

1580 East Vine Street (6100 S)
Murray, UT 84121
Phone: 801-277-3264
Organization Name: Neighborhood House
Address: 1580 East Vine Street (6100 S)
Murray, UT 84121
Phone: 801-277-3264
Eligibility: 18 years of age and older in need of supervised care; non-aggressive, non-combative.
Wheelchair Accessible: Complete
Services Provided: Neighborhood House offers a home-like environment for individuals 18 years and older who need supervised care during the day. Clients receive the emotional, cognitive, physical and social/spiritual stimulation needed to encourage independence, prevent isolation, and avoid premature placement in long-term care facilities. Caregivers also receive the much-needed respite that enables them to maintain employment and reduce stress.
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Last Updated: 4/30/2018

Ogden, UT

Organization Name: Weber Human Services
Address: 237 26th Street
Ogden, UT 84401
Phone: 801-625-3700
Eligibility: Seriously Emotionally Disturbed (SED), Weber/Morgan County Resident, and/or Medicaid
Services Provided: Outpatient Services; Day Treatment Services; Inpatient Services; Residential Services; Case Management and Respite Services
Provides domestic violence assessment and treatment for children, youth, and individuals experiencing through group and individual sessions.
Provider Profiles: Local mental health authority
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Last Updated: 9/8/2016

Orem, UT

475 West 260 North
Orem, UT 84057
Phone: 801-221-9930
Organization Name: Kids on the Move
Address: 475 West 260 North
Orem, UT 84057
Phone: 801-221-9930
Fax: 801-221-0649
Eligibility: Friday's Kids accepts families based on their access to other resources and the overall stress level of the family. To qualify for the program, families can not be currently receiving services from the Division of Services for People with Disabilities, the Autism Medicaid Waiver or other source of Respite services. Once a family receives respite services through another organization or program,they no longer qualify for the Friday's Kids Program.
Services Provided: Friday's Kids Respite serves to strengthen families of children with special needs by giving parents and caregiver the breaks they need special needs to relieve stress, renew energy, and restore balance.

Central intake through Orem location. Other locations in Salem, Lehi, St. George.
Provider Profiles: Lehi location: Trailer on the grounds of Snow Springs Elementary School, 850 South 1700 West, Lehi
Salem location: 345 North State Road 198, Salem
St. George location: with The Learning Center for Families, 2044 Mesa Palms Drive, St. George, UT 84770
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Last Updated: 2/21/2018

Provo, UT

150 East Center Street Ste 5100
Provo, UT 84606
Phone: 801-374-7005
Organization Name: Division of Services for People with Disabilities (DSPD)
Address: 150 East Center Street Ste 5100
Provo, UT 84606
Phone: 801-374-7005
Fax: 801-538-7638
Eligibility: A person may be eligible for services if they have qualifying disabilities in one of the four areas listed below: intellectual disabilities or related conditions; Acquired Brain Injury (ABI); physical disabilities; autism.
Wheelchair Accessible: Complete
Services Provided: Promotes opportunities and provides support for persons with disabilities to lead self-determined lives.
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Last Updated: 6/12/2018

Riverton, UT

2464 West 12600 South, Ste 180
Riverton, UT 84065
Phone: 801-419-4731
Organization Name: Bear-O Care Support for Individuals with Multiple Disabilities & Families
Address: 2464 West 12600 South, Ste 180
Riverton, UT 84065
Phone: 801-419-4731
Email: michael@bearocare.org
Eligibility: Children with multiple disabilities and their siblings ages 2-12. Day care for adults ages 18 and older with multiple disabilities. Accept self-pay and DSPD funding.
Services Provided: Day support for individuals with multiple disabilities, accessible transportation, occasional weekend respite, community outings, social interaction; g-tube feedings, seizure management and other physically complex needs. Care when school is out, during summer and holiday breaks, occasional weekend care.
Provider Profiles: Licensed by DHS and DSPD
Managed by parents/providers with experience in deaf/blind education, communication disorders, g-tube management
Nurse on call and available for consultation/questions
Michael Braga, Director
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Last Updated: 5/1/2018

Salt Lake City, UT

2001 South State Street S1-600
Salt Lake City, UT 84190-4575
Phone: 385-468-3200
Organization Name: Salt Lake County Health Department
Address: 2001 South State Street S1-600
Salt Lake City, UT 84190-4575
Phone: 385-468-3200
Email: cjjensen@slco.org
Eligibility: Grandparents age 55 or older providing care to children under the age of 18 or caring for adults age 18 to 59 with disabilities; Salt Lake County. Anyone is eligible for information and assistance, support groups and consultation.
Services Provided: Respite Services (based on eligibility requirements): brief period of relief for the caregiver
Homemaking, home health aide, adult day care, short term stay in a nursing home.
Supplemental Services (based on eligibility requirements): supplies or equipment
Information and Assistance: provide caregivers with services and information available within the community
Monthly newsletters, caregiver website, caregiver academy and other available training
Support Groups: monthly meetings with caregivers to discuss an assigned topic for that month pertaining to care giving as well as a forum to meet with peers in similar circumstances and learn from one another
Consultations: consult with the caregiver or families to help plan the care giving process and what to expect.

There is no financial eligibility or fees required to participate with the Caregiver Support Program.
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Last Updated: 9/26/2017
423 South 1100 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84104
Phone: 801-363-4593
Organization Name: Neighborhood House
Address: 423 South 1100 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84104
Phone: 801-363-4593
Fax: 801-363-4591
Eligibility: 18 years of age and older in need of supervised care; non-aggressive, non-combative.
Wheelchair Accessible: Complete
Services Provided: Neighborhood House offers a home-like environment for individuals 18 years and older who need supervised care during the day. Clients receive the emotional, cognitive, physical and social/spiritual stimulation needed to encourage independence, prevent isolation, and avoid premature placement in long-term care facilities. Caregivers also receive the much-needed respite that enables them to maintain employment and reduce stress.
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Last Updated: 4/30/2018
100 Mario Capecchi Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84113
Phone: 801-662-5821
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Organization Name: Primary Children's Hospital
Address: 100 Mario Capecchi Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84113
Phone: 801-662-5821
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Eligibility: free of charge
Services Provided: Parents with a seriously ill or injured child at Intermountain Primary Children’s Medical Center will be able to get support, rest and recharge in the Ronald McDonald Family Room.

The 3,545-square-foot facility in Primary Children's Hospital provides a place for families to stay just steps away from their children’s rooms. The Family Room includes several seating areas, private showers, stocked kitchen and dining area, laundry room with two sets of washers and dryers, computers and tablets, as well as four retreat rooms for overnight sleeping and daytime naps.
Provider Profiles: daily 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Located on the 3rd level of Primary Children’s Hospital,
Contact: Kacie Pecor
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Last Updated: 10/11/2017

Sandy, UT

9160 South 300 West, Ste 4
Sandy, UT 84070
Phone: 801-253-1265
Address: 9160 South 300 West, Ste 4
Sandy, UT 84070
Phone: 801-253-1265
Eligibility: Self-pay or DSPD-paid respite.
Services Provided: In-home health care and respite care.
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Last Updated: 1/28/2016

South Jordan, UT

11657 South Redwood Road, North Entrance
P.O. Box 65219
South Jordan, UT 84095
Phone: 801-996-8218
Address: 11657 South Redwood Road, North Entrance
P.O. Box 65219
South Jordan, UT 84095
Phone: 801-996-8218
Fax: 801-987-3730
Eligibility: Assistance based on need. Includes a variety of disabilities including Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome, Autism, Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia
Wheelchair Accessible: Complete
Services Provided: Residential, day, and supportive services for children and adults with disabilities and their families. Programs are designed for families still on the waiting list for state funding.
Family TIES, a chance for parents of children with disabilities to network one another.
Respitality: combines respite services with quality hospitality services. Families benefit from the generosity of hotels and restaurants that provide free accommodations and a meal for two, during a 24-hour getaway. During this time, FFI offers care for the family member with a disability and any siblings within the home.
Information and Referral: provides services to people who want to connect with services within the community or state.
Equipment Purchase Assistance: provides coordination of funding and financial assistance to purchase needed equipment and services, such as wheelchairs, communication devices and adapted bikes.
Provider Profiles: These programs are run entirely from donations and grant awards.
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Last Updated: 4/17/2018

St. George, UT

2044 Mesa Palms Drive
St. George, UT 84770
Phone: 801-221-9930
Organization Name: Kids On the Move
Address: 2044 Mesa Palms Drive
St. George, UT 84770
Phone: 801-221-9930
Fax: 801-221-0649
Eligibility: Accepts families based on their access to other resources and the overall stress level of the family. To qualify for the program, families cannot be currently receiving services from the Division of Services for People with Disabilities, the Autism Medicaid Waiver or other source of Respite services. Once a family receives respite services through another organization or program, they no longer qualify for the Friday's Kids Program.
Services Provided: Fridays Kids Respite Care program. Kids On the Move Respite Care serves to strengthen families of children with special needs by giving parents and caregiver the breaks they need to relieve stress, renew energy, and restore balance.
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Last Updated: 2/21/2018
Organization Name: Division of Services for People with Disabilities (DSPD)
Address: 377 East Riverside Dr Bldg B Ste A
St. George, UT 84790
Phone: 435-674-3961
Toll Free Phone: 877-568-0084
Fax: 435-674-3939
Eligibility: U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident, and a resident of the State of Utah. children and adults who have intellectual disabilities, physical disabilities, brain injuries, and autism.
Services Provided: Provides long-term supports and services for people with disabilities so they can lead self-determined lives and participate fully in their communities. DSPD also promotes public awareness and acceptance of people with disabilities.
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Last Updated: 8/18/2016

Vernal, UT

Organization Name: Division of Services for People with Disabilities (DSPD)
Address: 980 West Market Drive
Vernal, UT 84078
Phone: 435-789-9336
Toll Free Phone: 877-568-0084
Fax: 435-789-6639
Eligibility: Intellectual disability or similar developmental disability (onset before age 18). Brain injury (acquired after age 18). Physical disability (adults with the functional limitation of 2 limbs).
Wheelchair Accessible: Complete
Services Provided: Provides long-term supports and services for people with disabilities so they can participate fully in their communities and in Utah life. The Division also promotes public awareness and acceptance of people with disabilities.
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Last Updated: 7/31/2017

West Valley City, UT

Address: 2250 South 1300 West Ste A
West Valley City, UT 84119
Phone: 801-977-9900
Fax: 801-977-9956
Eligibility: Varies
Wheelchair Accessible: Complete
Services Provided: As part of the Intermountain Healthcare system, Intermountain Homecare is Utah's only full service not-for-profit home health provider and offers services to individuals in need, without regard to race, religion, national origin, disability, age, or ability to pay.

Services include:
- Infusion Therapy
- Medical Equipment
- Medication Administration
- Nursing Services
- Respiratory Care (Oxygen)
- Respite Care

Can help with travel needs (respiratory), as well.
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Last Updated: 4/21/2017

Nationwide

Address: Chapel Hill, NC
Services Provided: Assists and promotes the development of quality respite and crisis care programs; to help families locate respite and crisis care services in their communities; and to serve as a strong voice for respite in all forums.

The ARCH National Respite Network includes the National Respite Locator, a service to help caregivers and professionals locate respite services in their community, the National Respite Coalition, a service that advocates for preserving and promoting respite in policy and programs at the national, state, and local levels, and the Lifespan Respite Technical Assistance Center which is funded by the Administration for Community Living, Administration on Aging (AoA) in the US Department of Health and Human Services.
Provider Profiles: The ARCH National Respite Network includes the National Respite Locator, summer camps for both children and adults with special needs.

A cooperative agreement with the US Administration for Community Living/ Administration on Aging
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Last Updated: 5/23/2018
201 Jones Road, Suite 500
Waltham, MA 02451
Address: 201 Jones Road, Suite 500
Waltham, MA 02451
Services Provided: A web-based resource to find private childcare, special needs care, tutors, and other types of care providers.
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Last Updated: 3/6/2018
Organization Name: National Center on Caregiving
Address: 785 Market Street, Suite 750
San Francisco, CA 94103
Toll Free Phone: 800-445-8106
Services Provided: Caregiver services, policy and research.
Search state resources with Family Care Navigator.
Provider Profiles: Internet Information Resource
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Last Updated: 7/17/2018
PO Box 1616
Higley, AZ 85236-1616
Phone: 855-285-4473
Address: PO Box 1616
Higley, AZ 85236-1616
Phone: 855-285-4473
Eligibility: Anyone looking to hire a caregiver.
Services Provided: Web-based jobs board that connects caregivers, services, and products to individuals looking for in-home care (Care Seekers). HireMyCare.org allows caregivers to search through postings or be listed to be searched for and hired.
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Last Updated: 3/6/2018

OR

Portland, OR

Address: Portland, OR
Eligibility: Arizona, Colorado, Oregon, Utah, Washington; people with disabilities
Services Provided: Raises funding to support families touched by various disabilities, focusing mostly on Cerebral Palsy and Autism, in the following ways: transportation, scholarships, respite care, and caregiver support activities. Works to secure new and used wheelchair van conversions, and other handicap accessible vehicles.
Provider Profiles: Partners with Performance Mobility http://www.performancemobility.com/
Partners with United Cerebral Palsy (UCP).
regional support, regional resourc
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Last Updated: 7/3/2018