In-Home Respite

We provide short-term, time-limited care, supervision, and support to youth for the purpose of providing relief to the primary care giver while supporting the emotional, physical, and mental well-being of the youth and the family/guardian. The service provides for the supervision and safety of the child/youth recipients in the home in the absence of the parental figures.

In-Home Respite (IHR)

We provide short-term, time-limited care, supervision, and support to youth for the purpose of providing relief to the primary care giver while supporting the emotional, physical, and mental well-being of the youth and the family/guardian. The service provides for the supervision and safety of the child/youth recipients in the home in the absence of the parental figures.

What are In-Home Respite Services? The service provides for the supervision and safety of the child/youth recipients in a variety of settings including residential, day support, in-home, or a sponsored home in place of the primary caretakers’ supervision, however, U.S. Care does not offer residential, day support or a sponsored home setting.

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  • Services are provided by the hour
  • Provision of the service include the identified client and may include 1 or more siblings; should a respite occurrence require more than one professional staff, the CSA case manager must provide written approval in advance of the scheduled occurrence.
  • Services are provided by professional staff, if more than one professional staff is warranted, approval must be provided by the CSA case manager.
  • The primary caretaker or their designee must be present at each occurrence of exchange of supervision.
  • The service may be provided for special-needs recipients including the need for specialized intervention skills.

How often do we meet with clients? We typically provide In-Home Respite sessions between 1 to 3 times per week which average roughly two hours per session over the period of the contract. Services are requested and/or authorized by the family and the family’s case manager at the Department of Family Services or Community Services Board.

Where do we meet with clients? Typically, services are provided in an office, conference-room setting, or in the community.

Eligibility Criteria – Which people can we serve? Eligibility is determined by the family’s case manager at the Department of Family Services.

Exclusions regarding who can be served? Exclusion criteria is determined by the family’s case manager at the Department of Family Services or the Community Services Board.

Accepted Methods of Payment

  • Self-Pay
  • Children’s Services Act (CSA) - Fairfax-Falls Church and Rappahannock

General Questions

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