Lifespan Respite
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State Respite Provider/Program Registries

See also PHI Matching Services Project 

PHI tracks matching service registries throughout the country, which "match" consumers who need home care or respite with workers—based on needs, preferences, and availability. Click tab "List of state and regional registries."

Kansas 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.  


This registry connects those needing respite care with respite care providers. Direct care professionals or providers can sign up as a respite care provider, and caregivers can search this database for in-home or agency-based respite care providers that most closely meet their needs.


Colorado Respite Coalition developed a Resource Directory that includes a 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.   


The FL state disability agency, the Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD) maintains a FL registry, APD Cares, that includes respite providers.


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 nonprofit organization.



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.


Nebraska Lifespan Respite Network maintains a respite database on the Nebraska Resource and Referral System. You can also connect to a NE Lifespan Respite Network regional coordinator who can assist in finding services.

New York

NY Connects provides free, unbiased information about long term services and supports, including respite, in New York State for people of all ages or with any type of disability. Visit NY Connects and enter Respite in the keyword search.

North Carolina

Publicly Funded Respite Options for Caregivers in North Carolina, August 2021


OKCares Respite Locator  -   The Oklahoma Caregiver Coalition’s mission is to improve the supports and experiences over the lifespan of caregivers through education, advocacy, and access to resources. 


Alliance for Community Respite Care maintains a list of respite providers for children, adults and the aging in Pittsburgh and surrounding areas. 

South Dakota

To search for respite providers in SD, visit the Respite Provider Directory on the SD Lifespan Respite website or visit Dakota at Home.


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 including 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. Visit the Solution Center


Lifespan Respite Washington has a respite voucher program and a searchable data base of respite providers registered with their program. 


Respite Care Association of Wisconsin (RCAW) manages a statewide Wisconsin Respite Care Registry of trained respite care providers.   For more information, visit their website.

Lifespan Respite

Technical Assistance and Resource Center

ARCH National Respite Network and Resource Center

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