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Respite
Elmy’s Special Services’ Respite is a combination program that provides temporary relief for families or other caregivers of people with developmental disabilities who reside in Brooklyn. Respite is offered outside of the home, and is available overnight from Friday to Sunday. It is scheduled and time-limited, and is intended to allow families time for errands, vacations, and other planned activities.

Overnight Weekend Respite
Overnight weekend respite is a program that provides temporary relief for families or other caregivers of people with developmental disabilities. It is offered outside of the home, is available overnight from Friday to Sunday, is scheduled and time is limited, and is intended to allow families time for errands, vacations and other planned activities. Respite is offered 38 hours a month.

Family Support Waiver Respite
Respite services provide temporary relief for families or other caregivers of people with developmental disabilities who reside in Brooklyn or Queens. This program is offered to individuals with or without Medicaid. It is offered both inside and outside of the home, and is available during the day or evening. It is scheduled and time limited, and it is intended to allow families time for errands, vacations, and other planned activities.

Holiday Respite
When students are out of school for a holiday or school break, they are given an opportunity to participate in various recreational activities. Holiday respite is a service that provides temporary relief for families or other caregivers of people with developmental disabilities who reside in Brooklyn and who are between the ages of 6 and 13. Individuals are taken to various recreational locations such as museums, zoos, and amusement parks. This program increases the individual’s socialization and community awareness skills. The program runs 24 days a year, corresponding with the Department of Education’s holiday schedule.

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