Being a Respite Care Provider

How to Become A Respite Care Provider:

If you’re interested in making a difference in the lives of families by becoming a respite care provider, we’ve listed the first five steps you can take to become trained, learn the different funding types in Wisconsin, and learn how to market yourself as a provider and to find clients.

Click the buttons below to start your journey in becoming a respite care provider today!

Being a respite care provider on the Wisconsin Respite Care Registry allows you a unique opportunity to create meaningful moments in the lives of family caregivers and care recipients from birth to end-of-life. You can be your boss with a flexible schedule that you control.

Benefits of Becoming a Respite Care Provider:


As in Be Your Own Boss!


Flexible Schedule

You Control Your Schedule.

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Develop Connections

Create Relationships and Meaningful Moments!

Overview of RCAW Respite Grant Programs

Updated April 01, 2024 

Dollars provided to new and existing respite care agencies to increase respite across the state
Dollars provided to agencies through the Group Respite Grant Program
Dollars provided to family caregivers to receive respite care through the Caregiver Respite Grant Program
Dollars provided to family caregivers through the Supplemental Respite Grant Program