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.  


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 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.


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. Individuals 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

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

The North Carolina Lifespan Respite Project partnered with NC United Way 2-1-1 system to provide a comprehensive list of respite resources.


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. OKCares


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


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


Respite Care Association of Wisconsin (RCAW) manages a statewide “Caring Network” of trained respite care providers who will have the required skills to provide in-home respite care for individuals with a variety of disabilities, including highly challenging behaviors, and basic medical and personal care needs. If you provide an email address, you can view the registry. For more information about online training for family caregivers on how to hire a provider, and for online respite provider training, visit their website. See a promotional flyer.

Lifespan Respite

Technical Assistance and Resource Center

ARCH National Respite Network and Resource Center

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