A family guide to respite services for children in Michigan. This guide provides information in determining whether respite care is better for your family compared to traditional daycare, along with resources on how to find the right respite program for your family.
Respite is defined as a "short break." This is what Helping Hands Respite Care offers through our care programs. We pride ourselves on hiring and training quality care staff whom you can trust to keep your loved one, interested, engaged, and safe while you have a short break.
Offers a comprehensive array of individual & group services for children, teens and adults with ASD and their families. Also offers services in the areas of mental health, disability and child & family services including respite care and employment services for adults with disabilities.
The All Faith Ministry for disABILITIES (AFMD) is dedicated to serving all persons with birth or life incurred disabilities and their families. AFMD provides resources that connect people to community programs and where possible add to services that are not being addressed, such as respite care and adaptive technology. AFMD is not connected to or controlled by any religious organization.
Community Based Interventions (CBI) Rehabilitation Services provides programs for children and adults. The Children's services program serves children with need for respite care during a crisis situation and the adult residential services program provides 24-hour support to individuals with traumatic brain injury and significant behavioral and cognitive disabilities. The adult program teaches clients daily living skills provided by trained staff and supports maintaining them in their own residence. Vocational services are also provided at CBI Giving Tree Farm for individuals with brain injuries and developmental disabilities.
The M.O.R.G.A.N. Project is a national, community-based organization of volunteers whose mission is to promote awareness and facilitate support of parents caring for their children with special health care needs, and to enhance the Quality-of-Life for these special families.
NAMI Basics is the new signature education program for parents and other caregivers of children and adolescents living with mental illnesses. The NAMI Basics course is taught by trained teachers who are the parent or other caregivers of individuals who developed the symptoms of mental illness prior to the age of 13 years.
Community Living Services is offering training and education to parents and caregivers who want to become Parent Mentors/Family Support Specialists. The Parent Mentor/Family Support Specialist will assist parents and caregivers in bridging gaps within the mental health system.