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.
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.
Increase your impact and serve more caregivers by joining the Respite Voucher Program as an Approved Provider.
The CRC contracts with partners to provide respite services through the respite voucher program. We are seeking partners from all over Colorado to expand the options available to caregivers who receive funding through this financial assistance program. Reimbursement is provided directly to agencies from Easterseals Colorado and the CRC.
Learn more about what it means to become an Approved Provider.
Explore respite funding sources, compensation for caregivers, and resources
The Navigating Respite Care in Colorado Guide is for family caregivers and professionals to help navigate the respite system and caregiver supports in Colorado. This guide is a great starting place to learn about your options and what resources are available to caregivers.
The guide is available in English and Spanish, in hard copy and online.