Lifespan Respite
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State Respite Provider/Program Registries

ArizonaNew Hampshire, and Massachusetts Lifespan Respite programs established statewide online respite provider registries through Rewarding Work.



Alabama Lifespan Respite Network has a free online database of respite providers searchable by county, type of disability and age. 



Respite Locator: Colorado Respite Coalition developed its free Respite Locator which is an online database that helps parents, family caregivers, and professionals find respite care services in Colorado and local areas to match their specific needs.  Individuals using the service can search by city or zip code. 


RespiteOnline:  Delaware’s Developmental Disabilities Council provided a $15,000 grant allowing Family & Workplace Connection (FWC), now a division of Children & Families First, to develop a database of respite care providers called RespiteOnline. It is currently receiving funding from the Delaware Lifespan Respite Care Network to assure that a comprehensive database is available for use by both the public and professionals. RespiteOnline is a free service enabling real time search for respite care providers in Delaware. RespiteOnline contains information on both child and adult respite care and includes both in-home and out-of-home options. Currently the data base only includes agencies that provide respite care services. Individuals using the service can search by selecting the type of care (e.g. child, in-home) and by county.  -- click the link to “Find Care”. 


Caring Communities. For an annual user fee ($25 for families, free to the first 100 families in Carroll and Washington Counties), families in the Washington, DC, Baltimore area are provided access to the Provider list. Once registered, parents/families can return to the list at any time. New providers will be added as the Caring Network registry grows. The registry is maintained by a small nonprofit organization. It is unknown how many providers are in the registry. 



The MT Lifespan Respite (LSR) Coalition in partnership with the Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) has made available a public website of resources focusing on Montana seniors and people with disabilities. The LSR Coalition collected respite services available in Montana and this information is included in the ADRC Resource Directory searchable database.

Looking for respite services? Go to the ADRC Resource Directory, click on "Respite Break for Caregivers" under the Common Searches. Then, refine your search results by opening Areas Served and entering the zip code, city or county.


The Nebraska Respite Network maintains a respite database on the Nebraska Resource and Referral System (NRRS). The site includes Nebraska Respite Network contacts and map, online assessment tools, possible respite funding sources, email discussion groups. and information on how to become a respite provider. Inidviduals can search by city, county or zip code for financial aid for respite, in-home providers, out of home providers, provider locators and other respite care services. THe site is maintained by the Center on Children Families and the Law - University of Nebraska-Lincoln. 

New York

The New York State Caregiving and Respite Coalition maintains a matrix of resources called the NYC Caregiving and Respite Directory at 

South Carolina

South Carolina Personal Care Worker Listing is part of SC Access, the statewide information and referral online data base for seniors and individuals with disabilities. Personal Care Workers are listed by the counties which they serve. Clicking on a Personal Care Worker's name will open a document with additional information. The individual Personal Care Worker listed provided the information that appears in this Listing. Personal Care Workers are solely responsible for the content of their Listing. Personal Care Workers are also responsible for updating their information and removing their Listing when they are no longer seeking clients. 


The Texas Inventory of Respite Services on the Take Time Texas website is a comprehensive, searchable database of respite providers throughout the state of Texas. Each provider record contains helpful information about the services provided, languages spoken, care specialties, and contact information. 


Virginia Caregiver Solution Center provides respite resources for caregivers across the lifespan undefined parents of children with disabilities and adults with disabilities, as well as for caregivers of older adults. Individuals can search for community services as well as educational information. 

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.


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