Caregiver Wellness & Respite Center in Upstate NY

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An Opportunity to Take a Break – Called Respite

Caregiver Wellness & Respite Center (CWRC) was born out of the idea that caregivers need care too. While caregiving can be fulfilling and some of the most meaningful work you’ll ever do, it is also hard and challenging.

CWRC is here to offer you a break from caregiving with our free Respite Care Voucher Program. The program provides an opportunity for caregivers like you to step away from the demands associated with caregiving, so you can return to your care receiver refreshed and recharged.

Attending a yoga class, running errands, enjoying a spa visit, going to dinner with a friend, grabbing a cup of coffee or taking a week’s vacation are all ways in which you can temporarily unplug from caregiving with respite care.

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About Us

In partnership with the New York State Caregiving and Respite Coalition, the center provides support for information caregivers to help address gaps and barriers for respite and caregiver services.

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Respite Care Services

All caregivers need a break at times. Find out about respite care services near you in Northeastern New York.

Who is Eligible?

CWRC caregivers eligible for this program are usually family members (or kinship caregivers) who provide care for a person of ANY age with a long-term disabling condition.

Caregivers must reside in the counties of Franklin, Clinton, Essex, Warren, Hamilton, or Washington.

To see if you are eligible for CWRCs free respite program, all you have to do is call us. Our dedicated team will connect you to a care navigator who will walk you through a care assessment to determine your eligibility and the number of respite hours granted to you.

If you do not have a respite care provider, our care navigators will help find you one.

To learn more, call us today at 1-800-388-0199.

In partnership with the New York State Caregiving & Respite Coalition, the Caregiver Wellness and Respite Center provides support for caregivers. CWRC is funded in part by the Monroe County Office for the Aging, New York State Office for the Aging, US Administration on Aging, and participant contributions.

CWRC: What is the CWRC?

We know it’s easy to get caught up in your role as a caregiver and put your own self-care on the backburner. That’s why the Caregiver Wellness and Respite Center works to ensure caregivers like you have the time and resources you need to prioritize yourself. ,If you are a caregiver in the counties of Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Hamilton, Warren, or Washington, check out this short video to learn more about how we can help!

CWRC: What is Respite?

Did you know that respite care can give you a much-needed break from your caregiving responsibilities? Watch this short video to learn why taking a break is important and how you can take advantage of our free respite voucher program.

CWRC: Are You A Caregiver?

You may be a caregiver and not even realize it. Check out this short video explaining the many roles and responsibilities of a caregiver and how we can help.