When you need a break, we can come to you. Two types of In-Home Respite are available.
To be considered eligible, the caregiver must reside in the same household as the individual with a disability. They must have completed OPWDD’s Front Door process, must be OPWDD eligible, and should have a current, (within the past year,) DDRO Level of Care (LOC) if not already in the Waiver.
Hourly Waiver In-Home Respite
Available to families interested in care relief, residing in Queens, Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Bronx, and Staten Island.
Overnight Emergency Respite
Available to families/primary caregivers who are undergoing difficulties and emergencies such as illness, hospitalization, death, or sudden unplanned travel, who reside in Queens and Manhattan.