Grants

Our Caregiver Respite Grant Program provides financial support for family caregivers for up to 5 days of respite care within 30 days of application approval.  This grant allows approved applicants to hire the respite care provider of their choice for their loved one living with disabilities or special needs.

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Our Supplemental Respite Grant Program supports primary caregivers by providing funding for supplemental respite services. This grant allows you to hire the person of your choice to help you with housekeeping, meal prep, laundry, lawn care, snow removal, transportation, and technology.

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The CORE Grant Program is currently not accepting applications.

The CORE Grant Program supports agencies in hosting community and outreach events that recruit respite care providers and educate primary caregivers about long-term care resources, including respite care. Agencies that assist family caregivers and care recipients across the lifespan (ADRCs, County Agencies, etc.) are encouraged to collaborate for such events.

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The Group Respite Grant Program provides funding so agencies and organizations can hire respite care providers to offer on-site respite care so primary caregivers can partake in activities like support groups, classes, conferences, etc.

 

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The Respite Care Provider Grant (RCPG) provides funding twice a year to increase direct respite care services to existing and start-up programs that provide services to underserved populations.

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Data from 2018 – October 2022

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Number of individuals who've successfully completed the Respite Care Provider Training course
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Number of respite care providers currently listed on the Wisconsin Respite Care Registry
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Total dollars we’ve provided family caregivers to receive respite care through the Caregiver Respite Grant Program
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Number of respite hours provided to family caregivers who've applied for the Caregiver Respite Grant Program