Respite Services

Respite services are direct services provided to supervise / support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities on a short term basis due to the absence or need for relief of those persons normally providing care.

Respite services do not cover the care provided to a minor child when the primary caregiver or legally responsible individual is absent due to work.

Who can receive this service?
Respite services are available to any consumer currently registered in the County IDD system, depending on availability of funds.

How can I obtain this service?
Entrance into the program is through:

Cumberland/Perry IDD Base Service Unit
Human Service Building  .  Suite 301  .  6 West High Street, Carlisle, PA 17013
717.240.6320 or toll free 866.240.6320