F.A.Q.

Q: What age group do you serve?

Respite Care provides care for children and teens with developmental disabilities in Larimer County, Colorado.

Q: How does a child qualify for services?

Children who qualify for services at Respite Care have developmental disabilities, and require specialized care that is not typically provided by standard child care organizations. To discuss qualification, contact our child care manager at 970-207-9435 or complete our prospective families form.

Q: What does Respite Care cost?

Hourly or block rates for care are determined with a sliding fee scale. Each family's rate will be determined based on their annual income. Each year, families complete update paperwork including financial information and any changes with their child's care needs. Financial assistance may be available to families who qualify for the Colorado Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) or the Colorado Respite Coalition Voucher program.

Q: Does Respite Care accept the Child Extensive Support Waiver?

Respite Care accepts the Colorado Child Extensive Support Waiver for overnight care. At this time, the CES waiver is not available for care hours during the day.

Q: What are Respite Care's operating hours?

Respite Care is designed to fit the various needs of families. Therefore, we provide care during the day, including before/after school care, evenings, weekends, and overnights. Administrative staff are generally available weekdays 8:00AM to 6:00PM on weekdays.

Q: Do you provide care in my house?

Respite Care is facility-based. Our care is provided in our beautiful 10,000 square-foot building, where children engage in structured activities alongside their peers.

Q: How do I enroll my child?

Fill out our prospective family form to be contacted by our Child Care Manager to discuss an intake.