Saint Louis Crisis Nursery

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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Musical Memories Café

Innovative and Exemplary: The Musical Memories Café, 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)

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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Community Connections

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

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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ONEgeneration Adult Day Program

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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Home Away from Home Respite Center

Innovative and Exemplary: The Home Away from Home Respite Center at SUNY Geneseo was created five years ago to address an identified gap in community services for aging populations with Alzheimer’s and other…

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Crisis Nursery

Innovative and Exemplary: The Crisis Nursery in Urbana, Illinois has provided emergency crisis respite care to children birth to six-years-of-age for 37 years. Based on best practice research and observed need, the…

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