Understanding the impact and long-term effects of caregiver stress, our Respite Care Program offers important relief services for parents and caregivers of children who have experienced trauma with a diagnosis, have a recognized developmental delay, have a documented mental health finding, or who are medically determined to be at risk.

Respite Eligibility

Respite care is free to qualifying families residing in Pinellas County or who are medically determined to be at , risk with children who have a diagnosis, Birth–18 years, with income 300% or greater below the Federal Poverty Level.

Kinship Partner

Proudly partnering with Kinship Pinellas to provides Respite services to relative and nonrelative caregivers of children in Pinellas County.

JWB Partner

Respite services are generously funded by the Pinellas County Juvenile Welfare Board

Caregiver Stress

Individualized in-home Respite care services can help to alleviate stress and aid families in prevention of parent or caregiver burnout.

Trained Respite Providers

Aware of the effect of early experiences on development, our compassionate and nurturing team of EEIC-trained professionals have extensive experience in caring for children with unique physical, mental, and social needs.

Support Family Stability

Respite services support families in maintaining stability. Services help to support preservation of the family unit and can help to alleviate of costly out of home placements.

Whitney Stout

Respite Program Manager
(727) 341-9111 EXT. 6910

Kelly Barrie

Assistant Respite Program Manager

Wanja Hubert

Office Support Specialist
(727) 345-6910

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