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Respite Care

Behavioral Health Respite – Time for a Break?

  • Respite is available to families who have children or youth with significant behavioral, emotional or mental health issues.
  • Childhaven Respite Staff assist the child/ youth in developing social and emotional skills.
  • Staff and caregivers work together to develop a behavior management plan for the child or youth.
  • Respite care is not a therapeutic service, but referrals for therapy or other appropriate services are available at Childhaven.
  • A regular weekly schedule is required and dependent on the severity needs of the individual child/youth.
  • A recent mental health assessment is required to determine eligibility.