Autism Eats

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Rising Star: Autism Eats, recognized as a Rising Star, is located in Boston, Massachusetts. As a non-profit entity, it has organized more than 150 shared respite events across the country…

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Saint Louis Crisis Nursery

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Innovative and Exemplary The Saint Louis Crisis Nursery has provided trauma-responsive 24/7/365 emergency respite care services for children in the Greater St. Louis, Missouri region for nearly 40 years. Originally…

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Will’s House

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Innovative and Exemplary: Will’s House, located in Tulsa, Oklahoma, was especially designed to provide customized respite care, including medical needs care, short-term, long-term, and emergency respite, to support families caring…

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Musical Memories Café

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Innovative and Exemplary: The Musical Memories CafĂ©, located in rural West Falls, New York and nearby communities, provides shared respite experiences for persons with Alzheimer’s Disease and dementias and their…

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C.H.A.I. (Caregiving Helping Aid Initiative)

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Innovative and Exemplary: C.H.A.I. (Caregiving Helping Aid Initiative), is a Chaldean Community Foundation (CCF) program. Located in Sterling Heights, Michigan, C.H.A.I. strengthens the CCF’s mission by continuing to improve the…

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Eagle Valley Children’s Home Respite

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Rising Star: Eagle Valley Children’s Home Respite, established in 1985, began by serving four caregivers of children with disabilities, and through “word-of-mouth” in this rural area, has grown over the…

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Community Connections

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Rising Star: Community Connections was established in 2007 when the owners of a pediatric therapy clinic observed that children with developmental disabilities tended to be excluded from the greater community, and…

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LUK (Let Us Know) Hourly Respite Program

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Innovative LUK (Let us Know) Hourly Respite Program, established in 2004, provides respite services to caregivers of children birth to 18-years with emotional and/or behavioral disturbances in a center-based setting,…

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Parc Center for Disabilities, Caregiver Relief Services

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Innovative and Exemplary Parc Center for Disabilities, Caregiver Relief Services, in existence 12 years, serves children birth through 18 years with intellectual, developmental, or physical disabilities, mental health or behavioral…

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ONEgeneration Adult Day Program

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Innovative and Exemplary: ONEgeneration Adult Day Program provides center-based respite services to caregivers of adults 18 years or older with intellectual or developmental disabilities, physical disabilities, aging-related conditions, dementia or memory-related…

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