Arc of Chester County - Respite Care for Children


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General Information
Description of ServiceWhile individuals with disabilites enjoy The ARC's recreation offerings, their parents and caregivers benefit from time away from caregiving. The ARC of Chester County offers a variety of one-on-one group respite options. The hallmark of community-based group respite programs is scheduling consistency. Programs are offered on consistent days of the month to make planning easier for parents and caregivers. Group respite programming is available to children aged seven and up and adults. Flexible one-on-one respite accommodates families for a minimum of four hours daily to overnight. All of The ARC's respite services are provided by paid staff. The ARC does not seek volunteer families or individuals to take in respite participants. All Staff employed by The ARC are trained. They also have child abuse, drug and criminal history clearances. Staff are on-call and can accommodate most needs for emergency respite.
Geographical AreaCounties: Chester; States: PA; Countries: USA
Intake ProcedureContact your case manager or The ARC
Fees or Charges
Fee AmountsRespite services are available to individuals with funding through the Chester County Department of Mental Health/Intellectual and Developmental Disabilites. Individuals may also pay privately.
Hours of Operation Varies
Contact Information
Physical Site Address 1 900 Lawrence Drive
Physical Site City, State, Zip West Chester, PA 19380
Main Phone 610-696-8090
Service Location Email
Web Address
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Arc of Chester County
Affiliated Program: ARC OF CHESTER COUNTY, THE
This Service: Arc of Chester County - Respite Care for Children
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Children (YB-9500.1500)
Respite Care (PH-7000)