Colorado Respite Coalition, a program of Easterseals ColoradoFIND RESOURCES
The Colorado Respite Coalition (CRC), a program of Easterseals Colorado, is a network of families and community partners who have joined together to support Colorado families who are caring for individuals of all ages with any extensive are needs. We believe that family caregivers need a break and deserve our support. The CRC understands the unique joys and challenges that family caregivers face. We strive to improve respite access and awareness across the state.
The CRC is a program of 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization Easterseals Colorado, which partners with individuals and families to reduce the impact of disability or health challenges and to enhance quality of life. The CRC is primarily funded by state and federal grants, with oversight by the Colorado Department of Human Services - State Unit on Aging.
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The Colorado Respite Coalition has a limited amount of funds for respite for adoptive, foster, and kinship families with children aged 17 and younger. Voucher awards will be distributed statewide starting in January 2020 and will wrap up in September 2020, or until all funds are exhausted.
Please contact Amy Kirchberg at [email protected] or 303.233.1666 x253 with eligibility questions or to apply.
The deadline for abstract submission has been extended to October 16, 2019. Showcase your respite best practices and your Lifespan Respite innovations to an international audience!
The Call for Presentations for the 2020 International Short Break Conference to be held in Madison, WI, June 16-19, 2020 is now open.