State of Texas Respite Resource
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For those who care for someone of any age with a chronic medical condition or disability, help is available through the Texas Lifespan Respite Care Program and the Texas Respite Coordination Center. This information is online and provides a statewide database of respite providers that caregivers can search to find nonprofit, commercial, faith-based, and governmental respite providers. There is also educational materials and online information and resources to help caregivers and providers resolve issues and find information about caregiving, resources to help respite providers including outreach materials, information on best practices, and training tools.
Texas Respite Coalition
The Texas Respite Coalition is a partner with the Texas Health and Human Services (HHS) for the Lifespan Respite Care Program. The Coalition supports HHS in its goal to enhance and expand the coordination and availability of respite services in Texas.
The Texas Respite Coordination Center (TRCC) is the central point of contact for respite programs across the state. It was created to offer caregivers and respite care providers services, resources, and educational materials. It also provides services for caregivers, a database of Respite Providers, educational materials, online services and resources, media kits and outreach materials, best practices , and training tools.
How To Contact Us
We understand that finding help for older adults and people with disabilities can be overwhelming. That’s why we have Trained Specialists who will guide you to the right service options to help meet your needs. They are available to assist you Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. If you live within the 23 counties we serve, call the number below and follow the instructions.
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- Press 1 again
- Enter the ZIP Code of the person receiving care or assistance
After following these easy steps, your call will be transferred to our Trained Information and Referral Specialists who are ready to listen to your concerns and provide you with information for a variety of service providers, including publicly funded and private pay services.
Whether you are looking for long-term care services or supports for yourself or someone else, please give the ADRC number a call.