Phone: (410) 543-6790
Fax: (410) 341-7950
Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Closed: 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM for lunch
1. What is Respite Care?
Respite Care is short-term relief care for disabled babies, children or adults in a family setting
2. Who is eligible for Respite Care?
Parents of disabled children, also disabled adults or any family caring for a developmentally
disabled baby, child or adult living in one of the nine counties of the Eastern Shore are eligible
3. What service will Respite Care provide?
a. Financial reimbursement for respite care services up to approximately 100 hours per fiscal
b. Follow-up to ensure the continued use of the program by parents.
c. Counseling and guidance to the developmentally disabled and their parents.
d. Assistance to the parent in finding an appropriate care worker.