Respite – Sarasota/Manatee Respite Services is a comprehensive in-home respite care program provided to families of children with a disability or special need. Through this program, a trained respite care worker provides occasional, temporary relief care to all the children in the home to provide a break for primary caregivers. Click here to learn more about respite.
Chosen Families – Chosen Families is a unique, multi-faceted support program for adoptive families. This program provides counseling, education and support services to help parents and children develop and sustain safe, secure and nurturing relationships. Click here to learn more.
Parent Mentoring and Support Program – This program provides a series of 6 informative and useful classes on topics that all parents of children with disabilities need to know and learn about as they navigate the sometimes confusing world of disabilities. Topics covered include communication, building your support network, IEPs and 504s, planning for the future and advocacy skills. To learn more and see dates for upcoming classes click here.