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Lifespan Respite Subsidy Program
What is the Lifespan Respite Subsidy Program?
This program pays for respite services (someone to come into the home to care for a person with special needs to give the primary caregiver a temporary break). The program serves people of all ages. It is for people who are not receiving the service from another government program.
Who needs this program?
Caregivers who need a temporary break from providing care to persons of any age with special needs. Examples of special needs are developmental and physical limitations, emotional or behavioral disorders, chronic illness, Alzheimer’s disease and related health concerns, or persons at risk of abuse and neglect.
Eligibility is based on income guidelines. However, if you have expenses directly related to the disability, these can usually be subtracted from the counted income. The person applying must have a caregiver. The program will provide up to $125 per client each month. See Income Guidelines.
More questions and answers about the Lifespan Respite Subsidy Program
Contact someone who can answer your questions about the Lifespan Respite Subsidy Program or to apply for this service:
How can I find someone who provides respite service?
How can I become a respite provider?
Contact the Nebraska Respite Network by contacting a Respite Network Coordinator in your area or call 1-866-RESPITE (737-7483)
Where can I read the DHHS regulations about the Lifespan Respite Subsidy Program?
Title 464, Respite Subsidy Program
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