Out-of-home, overnight respite.
Out-of-Home Respite is offered in the Bronx, Queens, and Manhattan.
For families desiring planned out-of-home overnight respite for their family member with a developmental disability, AHRC New York City operates respite houses/apartments, which are located in the Bronx, Queens, and Manhattan. Families from Brooklyn and Staten Island can use these respites if they choose.
Following an initial screening process, people with developmental disabilities who are ambulatory and are eight years of age or older, may receive these waiver services, provided by fully-trained AHRC NYC staff, on weekends from Friday afternoon to Monday morning.