This program provides timely respite services for families in Queens coping with children who have a serious emotional disturbance. The child is temporarily placed with a respite family so their family can take advantage of some time needed to attend to other issues.
Who Can Benefit from this Program
Families/foster care providers in which a youth with SED needs a temporary separation from his/her current living situation.
5-18 years of age
How to Access this Program or Service
Referrals accepted via foster care providers, private families, HCBS waiver providers and other mental health providers
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