Respite Care Association of Wisconsin

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Our mission is to promote, support, and expand quality statewide respite care across the lifespan.

Description of Services

Find a Provider: The Wisconsin Respite Care Registry is a connector between respite care providers and primary/family caregivers. Respite care providers listed on the registry have completed RCAW’s Respite Care Certification Program. The registry also includes some facility-based environments and agencies, who requested to have a profile on the registry.Our Caregiver Respite Grant Program (CRGP) provides financial support for family caregivers for up to 5 days of respite care within 180 days/6 months. The grant helps you pay for one-on-one personal care from the caregiver of your choice for your loved one living with disabilities or special needs.Our Supplemental Respite Grant Program (SRGP) supports primary caregivers by providing $250 every 180 days/6 months (up to $500 per year) of funding for supplemental respite services. This grant allows you to hire the person of your choice to help you with housekeeping, meal prep, laundry, lawn care, snow removal, transportation, and technology.The Group Respite Grant Program (GRGP) provides funding for group activities for those with physical or cognitive limitations (or their family members) while also giving their primary caregivers or other family members a short break.

Location by County/County(ies) served
Crawford, Columbia, Dane, Grant, Green, Iowa, Lafayette, Richland, Rock, Sauk
Ages Served
Birth - 2 years old, 3-5 years old, Elementary School Age, Middle School Age, High School Age, 18-21 years old, Adults