Creating respite programs in your community


This manual explores the benefits of respite, offers leaders and administrators tools for designing and implementing a respite care program, and describes how to develop and evaluate respite programs.

Published: 2008

Last revised: English, 2013; Spanish, 2014

Author: AdoptUSKids

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In English: Taking a Break: Creating Foster, Adoptive, and Kinship Respite Care in Your Community (2 MB PDF)

In Spanish: Tomando Un Descanso. Creando cuidado de relevo, de sustituto, adoptivo y familiar en su comunidad (2 MB PDF)