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The National Respite Coalition, the policy division of the ARCH National Respite Network and Resource Center, advocates for legislation and administrative change at the federal level to increase funding for respite care, ensure easy access to and flexibility in services, promote person and family-centered services, encourage best practices and enhance program quality, and improve and expand the respite provider workforce.

Fiscal Year 2022 Appropriations Update

June 21, 2021 Comments Off on Fiscal Year 2022 Appropriations Update

On June 21, the National Respite Coalition sent a letter from 52 national organizations to House and Senate Appropriations Committee requesting $14. 2 million for the Lifespan Respite Care Program in FY…

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15 House Members Send Congressional Letter Urging a Doubling in Funding for Lifespan Respite in FY 22

May 10, 2021 Comments Off on 15 House Members Send Congressional Letter Urging a Doubling in Funding for Lifespan Respite in FY 22

On April 28, 15 Members of the House of Representatives from both parties sent a letter to the Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Committee requesting $14.2 million for the Lifespan Respite Care Program…

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Urge your U.S. House Member to Sign Congressional Dear Colleague Letter for FY 2022 Lifespan Respite Funding

April 14, 2021 Comments Off on Urge your U.S. House Member to Sign Congressional Dear Colleague Letter for FY 2022 Lifespan Respite Funding

Representatives Jim Langevin (D-RI) and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) are circulating a Dear Colleague letter to all Members in the U.S. House of Representatives urging them to sign onto a letter to the…

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