Respite & Rest Days

The Arc Parents' Day Out
 - free monthly respite days for families 

"Take some time to restore yourself and leave your children with disabilities and their siblings in the training and qualified hands of volunteers for a morning of fun."

Website: https://www.thearcbaltimore.org/event/parents-day-st-matthews/all/
Contact: Traci Moore at 410-296-2272 ext. 5322 or thandy@thearcbaltimore.org

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Grace Fellowship Church Rest Days - free monthly afternoon respite days and a take home meal for families
"This is a time to give rest, encouragement, support, and love to families affected by disability through a respite afternoon for individuals with disabilities and their siblings."

Website: http://www.gfc.org/restday
Flyer: http://www.gfc.org/uploads/RestDayFlyer20162017.pdf
Phone number: 410-561-8424 ext.155
E-mail: rest.day.reg@gmail.com

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Karina Association 
- Expressive Arts Therapy respite program

"...offers a REST for parents and provides expressive relief through art, music, psychodrama, and dance therapies for children with or without disabilities.  We accept Medicaid, some insurances, and self-pay."

Website: http://www.karina-association.org/our-program
Registration: http://www.karina-association.org/registration

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The Arc Respite Care Program - financial assistance for respite
"...for occasional, short-term temporary physical and emotional relief to families caring for children with developmental disabilities living in their home.  It is an income-based program."

Website: https://www.thearcbaltimore.org/programs/family-services/respite-care/
Application: https://www.thearcbaltimore.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/Respite-Application-2016.pdf

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Bello Machre - respite care and funding for respite
"...provides annual grants to help individuals and families obtain respite care...Our Respite Care provides residential support during family hospitalizations, emergencies, and vacations - 24 hours a day, seven days a week."

Website: http://bellomachre.org/get-help/our-services/
Phone number: 443-702-3010
E-mail: 
help@bellomachre.org

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