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
Families residing in Washington, Waukesha or Racine call Sara at 414-329-4512
Or, call toll free: 1-888-482-7739