Resources for Families

Locating Respite Care Services

Locating respite care services can sometimes be a daunting task for a number of reasons, including lack of trained/reputable providers, location where families reside, lack of financial resources, difference in the time when respite is available and when it is most needed, and not knowing where to start. The CRC is here to offer guidance and resources to assist in the process of finding a respite provider that meets your needs.

Please search our Online Respite Locator for respite providers near you.

If you do not find a suitable respite provider near your home, the following organizations in your community may also help you get in touch with respite care providers:

  • State Agencies/organizations
  • Senior centers
  • Child care resource and referral agencies
  • Disability/chronic disease organizations
  • Mental health/intellectual disability agencies
  • Home health agencies
  • Hospitals
  • Home child care providers
  • Child care centers
  • Schools
  • Civic or community groups
  • Recreation programs
  • Faith based groups
  • Volunteer organizations
  • Universities/Colleges – psychology, special ed, geriatrics or social work departments 
  • Before/after school programs
  • Camps

Adoptive and kinship family resources

Adoptive Support Groups

Resources for Adoptive and Kinship Families

Colorado Free Kinship Adoption Program

Coming Up for Air Kinship, Adoptive & Foster Family Resources

Easterseals Colorado's Rocky Mountain Village - Coming Up for Air: Family Respite Weekends

Support Groups & Local Meetings

Support Groups: Sibling, veteran, and other general support groups

Disability Specific Groups: Local groups, support meetings, state-wide programs for specific disabilities

Additional Resources

Colorado Area Agencies on Aging (AAA)

Colorado Metro Crisis Hotline: 1-844-493-8255 or

Colorado Waiver Information: Click here.

Summer Camps for Individuals with Special Needs: 2017 Colorado Summer Camp Guide

Easterseals Colorado's Discovery Club: A day for kids of ALL abilities, including children with extensive medical needs and their siblings, to explore in a friendly social setting

Contact Us:

Colorado Respite Coalition
5755 W Alameda Ave
Lakewood, CO 80226

303-233-1666 Phone
303-233-1028 Fax

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