Lifespan Respite

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Children and Family Services
​The Lifespan Respite Program pays for respite services to give the family caregiver a break.  Respite means short-term relief to family caregivers from the demands of ongoing care for an individual with special needs.

To apply for respite services the following documents must be completed. You can submit these documents by email or mail to the addresses below.
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(866) Respite

(866) 737-7483


  • The program serves eligible people of all ages and disability or healthcare conditions who meet certain tests, including income and disability tests.
  • Lifespan respite will only provide services that are not covered through Medicaid services or other programs.
  • Respite may be provided in the care receiver's home or other caregiver-approved location.  Families choose their own providers. 
  • The program provides up to $125 per client, per month.



 Lifespan Respite Subsidy Program 
Phone Number
(402) 471-9188
Toll Free Number
(866) 737-7483
Fax Number
(402) 742-8396
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 95026, Lincoln, Nebraska 68509-5026