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Nebraska Respite Network
In 1999, the Nebraska Legislature created the Nebraska Respite Network through the Department of Health & Human Services (HHS). The purpose of the Nebraska Respite Network is to provide a statewide system for the coordination of respite resources that serves all ages (across the lifespan).
DHHS awards grants to six local entities ( one in each Service Area) with Respite Coordinators who are responsible for Information and Referral for families needing access to respite, recruitment of respite providers, marketing activities to increase the public's awareness of respite, coordinating training opportunities for providers and consumers, and quality assurance and program evaluation.
View a list of Respite Coordinators or call 1-866-RESPITE (737-7483).
For more information, contact:
Sharon Johnson, Respite Program Coordinator
Department of Health and Human Services
Medicaid and Long Term Care
Safety and Independence Supports
Respite Community Services Program
P.O. Box 95026
Lincoln, NE 68509-5026 E-mail: email@example.com
Phone: 1-800-358-8802 (471-9282 in Lincoln)
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