Family caregiver support for those caring for an aging adult or grandparents caring for a minor child. Provides information, assistance, training, support group, respite care, and supplemental services.
Provides the primary caregiver with a break in what can be an overwhelming responsibility in caring for a frail older adult. Criminal background checks along with dependent adult and child abuse checks through the State of Iowa are provided for each potential independent caregiver.
Respite care is designed to give parents or guardians temporary time away from the everyday responsibilities of caring for a child or adult with an intellectual or related disability. The Arc provides an array of opportunities for consumers to enjoy while their primary caregiver takes a break.
Provides short-term relief in the absence of the individual’s natural support system.
People Place offers family programming for parents of children age(s) 0-5 twice a week. Parents are welcome to bring their children and drop them off in our child care room, while they either take a break in the parent room, attend one of our guest speakers, or chat with our parent educators or other parents about child development.
Families caring for an individual with developmental disabilities in their own homes sometimes need a few hours away to revitalize themselves and be ready to meet the ongoing needs at home. VITAL Services provides respite services to families so they can go rejuvenate knowing that the individual is safe and well-cared for.
CHILDSERVE RESPITE is designed to give families a break from the day-to-day care involved in supporting a child with special health care needs. Individual and specialized respite, where children spend time one-on-one with a caregiver in the family's home or community. Group respite options for youth, like sleepovers, Kids Club, and Camp ChildServe,...