The helping hands of Clallam and Jefferson Counties.
Respite Care Impact
Clients Served in 2022
Years of Service
Our Respite Care Program supports people taking care of a family member with a disability that is living with them so they can have a break that will allow them to continue to provide support to that individual, making the family stronger and happier.
Our Respite Care Program has been supporting families who have a family-member with a disability living with them so that they can have a break that will allow them to continue to provide support to that individual, making the family stronger and happier.
We offer respite care to those family members who need a break from caring for their loved ones. Services can include…
- Long-term or temporary respite for family caregivers
- Hygiene assistance.
- Meal preparation and diet monitoring.
- Light housekeeping.
- Medication management.
- Errands and shopping.
- Covering mornings, mid-days, evenings, weekends, and/or holidays.
Entrance Criteria & Qualifications...
We accept funding through…
- DSHS (https://www.dshs.wa.gov).
- Medicare (https://www.dshs.wa.gov/altsa/home-and-community-services/medicare).
- Private Pay.
Individuals who would like to participate in this program should contact their DDA Case Manager or Senior Information and Assistance.
If you are not yet a DDA client, you can go to https://www.dshs.wa.gov/dda/consumers-and-families/eligibility to determine if you qualify for DDA services, and apply.
Click here to call Senior Information & Assistance
@ (800) 422-2024
For more information about our Forks Respite Program, please contact Supervisor Erika Loveless…
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@ (360) 374-9340
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For more information about our Port Angeles Respite Program, please contact Supervisor Karen Hennings…
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@ (360) 452-2396
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For more information about our Port Hadlock Respite Program, please contact Supervisor Karin Hastings…
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@ (360) 379-1315
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For more information about our entire Respite Services Program, please contact Director Julie Decker…
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@ (360) 374-9340
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