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Taking a Break! Toolkit - Respite Programs at a Glance


Programs and eligibility for services are constantly changing. The information below is only meant to provide you with some basic information so that you can learn where to go to find out more information about the services that you need.  Link to the program under Program Name.

It's also important to know that some of the programs below offer respite services as part of an entire group of services. With these programs, you may not just request respite services, without requesting all of the services within the particular program. 

Program Name Consumers Location Where to Apply

Comments

Children's Respite Children In home or community Woodfords, UCP or the Children's Center  
Residential Respite Children Facility Levinson Center For children who need medical supports and who have mental retardation
Foster Respite Children   DHHS Part of the Foster Care program
Home and Community-based Services for Persons with Mental Retardation Children In home DHHS for MaineCare For persons with mental retardation
Home and Community-based Services for Persons with Mental Retardation Adults In home DHHS for MaineCare For persons with mental retardation
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill Adults In home or community NAMI For adults with mental illness
Adult Day Services Adults Day centers Day center  
Day Health Services Adults Day centers Day Center and DHHS for MaineCare Support for consumers with medical needs
Partners in Caring Adults In home Area Agencies on Aging For persons with Alzheimer's
Home and Community-based Services for Elderly and Adults with Disabilities Adults Day center Goold Health Services for the program and DHHS for MaineCare eligibility Part of a long-term care program
Home-Based Care Adults In home or day center Goold Health Services for the program Part of a long-term care program
Family Support Program Adults In home DHHS for MaineCare For adults with mental retardation

Taking a Break!  |  What is Respite?  |  Things You Should Know About Respite Services
Respite Programs at a Glance  |  Respite Programs for Children  |  Respite Programs for Adults
Questions to Ask Your Respite Agency | Other Respite Resources for Children and Adults
Respite Providers for Adults