Respite Resources

Family Caregiving March 23, 2017 Print Friendly and PDF

Respite resources can be found geographically or by the different branches of the military. When exploring your options, keep in mind respite programs will have different qualifications, hours of operation, and services provided. The following resources have been identified as a starting point.


Educational Resources about Respite

Military Resources


  • VA Medical Centers – Some centers provide respite for eligible family members of veterans. Consult for more details on how to apply, eligibility, and contact individuals.
  • Adult Day Health Care – A fact sheet on adult day cares.
  • Respite Care – A fact sheet from the VA on respite care.
  • National Resource Directory – Numerous resources on respite that can be found by doing a search using the term "respite care."

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