Federal Funding and Support for Respite: Building Blocks for Lifespan Respite Systems

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This guide lays out information about each federal program that provides or could provide respite funding or support. It is meant to be used by state Lifespan Respite Care Programs & their partners to help identify the funding sources that could be the building blocks for the state’s Lifespan Respite systems, help serve the underserved, build respite capacity & quality and help recruit & retain respite workers, and identify individuals who administer funds for future partnerships.
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Dougherty, Susan; Kagan, Jill
ARCH National Respite Network and Resource Center
Long-Term Care
Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE); Medicare Advantage Special Needs Plans (SNPs); Medicare Hospice Benefits; Section 1915(j) Self-Directed Personal Assistance Services; Medicaid Personal Care Benefit; Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment (EPSDT) Program; Home and Community-Based Alternatives to Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facilities; Community First Choice (CFC) State Plan Option; State Balancing Incentive Payments Program; Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP); Child Welfare and Child Abuse Prevention Programs; Community Development Block Grant (CDBG); Social Services Block Grant (SSBG); National Family Caregiver Support Program (NFCSP); Supplemental Security Income (SSI); Programs for American Indians; Programs for Military Families and Veterans; Administration on Aging (AoA)


Access to Respite Care and Help (ARCH) National Respite Network and Resource Center

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