Pennsylvania Department of Aging - ARCH National Respite Network and Resource Center

Pennsylvania Department of Aging


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General Information
Description of ServiceThe ARCH National Respite Network and Resource Center assists and promotes the development of quality respite and crisis care programs in the United States; to help families locate respite and crisis care services in their communities; and to serve as a strong voice for respite in all forums.

The ARCH National Respite Network includes the National Respite Locator, a service to help caregivers and professionals locate respite services in their community, the National Respite Coalition, a service that advocates for preserving and promoting respite in policy and programs at the national, state, and local levels, and the Lifespan Respite Technical Assistance Center which is funded by the Administration for Community Living, Administration on Aging (AoA) in the US Department of Health and Human Services.
LocationDauphin
Geographical AreaServes all of Pennsylvania: Adams, Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Berks, Blair, Bradford, Bucks, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Carbon, Centre, Chester, Clarion, Clearfield, Clinton, Columbia, Crawford, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Juniata, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lawrence, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Lycoming, McKean, Mercer, Mifflin, Monroe, Montgomery, Montour, Northampton, Northumberland, Perry, Philadelphia, Pike, Potter, Schuylkill, Snyder, Somerset, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Union, Venango, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Westmoreland, Wyoming, and York counties
Intake ProcedureVisit website.
 
Client Information
GenderEither
EligibilityConsumers with questions about respite care or emergency care provided to a child or adult with special needs in order to provide temporary relief to family caregivers who are caring for that child or adult.
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Closed on holidays.
Contact Information
 
Contact's Name Bonnie Zarlenga
Contact's Position Aging Services Specialist, PA Department of Aging, Family Caregiver Support
Contact's Email BZarlenga@pa.gov
Physical Site Address 1 555 Walnut Street
Physical Site Address 2 Fifth Floor
Physical Site City, State, Zip Harrisburg, PA 17101
Main Phone 717-705-8887
Service Location Email BZarlenga@pa.gov
Web Address archrespite.org/home
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Pennsylvania Department of Aging
Affiliated Program: Pennsylvania Department of Aging
This Service: Pennsylvania Department of Aging - ARCH National Respite Network and Resource Center
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Aging and Disability Resource Centers (LH-0350)
Caregiver Issues (YZ-1350)
Older Adult/Aging Issues (YZ-6100)