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RESPITE
is a supportive service that temporarily relieves families of the stress and daily, round-the-clock responsibility of caring for a family member with a disability. 

Respite support services are offered to families in a variety of ways, including:

 

RESPITE CARE provides funding for a family to hire an appropriate caregiver(s) on an hourly, overnight, or multiple-day basis to care for a family member with a disability in the family home.

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RESPITALITY ® gives parents a get-away weekend at a local hotel while a respite worker cares for their child with a disability and his/her siblings at home.  Families who are wait-listed for services and those with emergency situations will receive preference.

RESPITE & RECREATION (R & R) CLUB meetings are fun-filled evenings for children with disabilities and their siblings age: birth to 18 years.   Pre-registration is required for each meeting; a nominal fee is charged.


United Cerebral Palsy of Southeastern Wisconsin contracts with all managed care organizations and works directly with individuals and families on self-directed supports through IRIS.

How can a family sign up for UCP's Respite Care programs? 

Families residing in Milwaukee or Ozaukee County, call  Becky at 414-329-4500
email Becky.

Families residing in Washington, Waukesha or Racine call Sara at 414-329-4512
email Sara.

Or, call toll free: 1-888-482-7739