We offer assistance on starting up a respite program!

Starting a Respite Program is a handbook for developing new respite services. The contents of this handbook are provided for informational purposes only and do not encompass all available information on starting a respite program. For answers to complex legal questions, users should consult a qualified attorney.

Sharing the Care: An Innovative Model for Building Respite Awareness and Capacity Within Communities is our brand new toolkit.This Sharing the Care (STC) Toolkit serves as a resource for existing leaders of STC initiatives throughout the state of Alabama, as well as individuals wishing to start a new STC community initiative. The toolkit includes information on the goals and objectives of STC, how to get started, strategic planning, activities, events, and evaluation. Forms and event planning guides are included as well.

 Providing Breaks for Family Caregivers: A Toolkit for Volunteers and Faith Communities! is finally here! This brand new toolkit provides information and tools that will help faith based communities and volunteers to understand the need for respite and caregiver ministries, explore models for providing support, and plan for the implementation of a caregiver ministry through their own organization.

Alabama Lifespan Respite Resource Network® (Alabama Respite) is a program of United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) of Huntsville and Tennessee Valley.

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