Nurturing Newborns

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Innovative: Nurturing Newborns offers respite to families in crisis. They serve caregivers of infants and children using a model based upon the Fussy Baby Network Model. Nurturing Newborns supports parents through…

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Central Minnesota Elder Network, Respite Care Program

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Innovative: Central Minnesota Elder Network, Respite Care Program, a rural program, has been in existence for 15 years with the overriding goal of providing caregiver support while enriching the lives…

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TRE-ADD Respite Choices Community Living Toronto

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Innovative and Exemplary: TRE-ADD Respite Choices of Community Living Toronto offers hourly, overnight, camp, and community-based respite for children and adults with complex medical needs. Respite services are for children with…

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Ryan House

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Innovative and Exemplary: Ryan House in Phoenix, Arizona, has been providing pediatric respite, life-enhancing therapeutic activities, and pediatric palliative and hospice care to help families navigate their children’s life limiting…

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RISE Wisconsin, Inc., The Respite Center

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Innovative and Exemplary: The Respite Center at RISE was conceptualized over forty years ago, when concerned staff at a local child-care center began looking for ways to support families who…

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Rhode Island CareBreaks – Nursing Student Respite Workforce Initiative

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Innovative and Exemplary: The Rhode Island CareBreaks – Nursing Student Respite Workforce Initiative has supported caregivers of children and adults with long-term disabilities or medical needs, especially underserved families for whom…

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Lifespan of Greater Rochester, Caregiver Respite Program

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Innovative and Exemplary: The Caregiver Respite Program at Lifespan of Greater Rochester, New York, in a strong partnership with the Alzheimer’s Foundation, has for six years served persons with Alzheimer’s…

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ChildServe Respite

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Innovative and Exemplary: The needs and priorities of Iowa’s caregivers and their children are foremost in the development of respite options offered by ChildServe. Caregivers with children birth to 25…

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Caregiving Youth Project of the American Association of Caregiving Youth

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Innovative and Exemplary: The Caregiving Youth Project, an initiative of the American Association of Caregiving Youth, supports young people who are providing care for a family member. These youth spend…

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Vanessa Behan

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Innovative and Exemplary: Vanessa Behan in Spokane, WA, in operation more than 31 years, is designed to support parents and primary caregivers in a way that prevents the potential for abuse…

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