Respite

The Groden Center Respite Program is dedicated to providing families with planned relief from the ongoing care of their child with special needs, We assist in crisis prevention and reduce family stress, supporting families' ability to continue caring for their children at home.

We provide trained respite personnel for families of children with autism or other behavioral disabilities, so that the parents and families the opportunity to meet planned situations, or take a well-deserved break.

The services can be provided on a temporary basis, or as part of a regular schedule, depending on the family's needs. The respite care providers are carefully screened and trained before providing services.

A referral for Respite Services in Rhode Island can be made by EOHHS, DCYF, or by self-referral. If you are interested in working as a Respite Provider please contact Dana Hajj at 401-615-2600 ext. 1520. We invite families to visit RewardingWork.org/RI to identify a worker or place an ad for a worker.

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Referral

A referral for Respite Services in Rhode Island can be made by EOHHS, DCYF, or by self-referral. If you are interested in working as a Respite Provider please contact Dana Hajj at 401-615-2600 ext. 1520. We invite families to visit RewardingWork.org/RI to identify a worker or place an ad for a worker.

Testimonials

Thank you so much for this service, I had not been out with my husband for over 10 years on a simple date night as we could not leave our son with just anyone. It had to be someone who understood autism and their special way.

Thank you for being so efficient and understanding to my need.

Thank you, I appreciate your dedication in getting me through this, what seemed to be an impossible journey. I appreciate it! I truly do!