Lifespan Respite
Technical Assistance Center

Lifespan Respite Faith-Based and Volunteer Respite




North Carolina


  • OH Lifespan Respite Volunteer Respite Expansion Mini-grants


  • TakeFive: Funding, Training, Support -- For faith-based or community organizations to develop volunteer programs to offer occasional respite for families of children with special health care needs, including a disability or chronic illness. This project is no longer funded by Temple University, but contact MaryJo Caruso with the PA Respite Coalition for materials.

Rhode Island

  • Video - Carebreaks - Using Nursing Studentst to Provide Respite
  • Toolkit: Supporting Family Caregivers: Nursing Students as Respite Providers Toolkit
  • Marketing Materials -- Sample Article and Flyer

South Carolina

ARCH Resources on Faith-based and Volunteer Respite

Volunteer Respite Manual: Creating Valuable Options for Family Caregivers, click here

Webinar and Resources: Respite in the Faith Community, click here

Fact Sheet:  Respite in the Faith Community, click here.

Lifespan Respite

Technical Assistance Center

ARCH National Respite Network and Resource Center

4016 Oxford Street

Annandale, VA 22003

(703) 256-2084

This project is supported, in part by grant number 90LT0002, from the U.S. Administration for Community Living, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C. 20201. Grantees undertaking projects under government sponsorship are encouraged to express freely their findings and conclusions. Points of view or opinions do not, therefore, necessarily represent official Administration for Community Living policy.


The ARCH National Respite Network and Resource Center is a division of the Chapel Hill Training-Outreach Project, Inc. | 800 Eastowne Drive, Chapel Hill, NC, 27514 |



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