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Alabama Lifespan Respite Resource Network® (Alabama Respite) is a program of United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) of Huntsville and Tennessee Valley.

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Would you like to help us make a difference?

Alabama Lifespan Respite Resource Network® (Alabama Respite) is a statewide program serving caregivers who provide full time care for a loved one with a disability or chronic illness. Respite is a short break from daily caregiving duties. Alabama Respite™ strives to serve the needs of families and caregivers by providing access to high quality respite resources. As a program under the non-profit organization of United Cerebral Palsy of Huntsville and Tennessee Valley, Inc., Alabama Respite™ serves as the lead agency for respite related information and referral for our state.

 

 

Donate

Your tax-deductable gift to Alabama Respite™ will make a difference in the lives of families throughout Alabama.

If you would like to donate to provide respite care services for a caregiver, your gift of:

  • $250 will provide 25 hours of respite for a caregiver
  • $100 will provide 10 hours of respite for a caregiver
  • $50 will provide 5 hours of respite for a caregiver
  • $25 will provide 2.5 hours of respite for a caregiver

Your contribution can also help Alabama Respite develop new opportunities for respite services, train respites providers, and educate policy makers about the need for additional state and federal funding for respite services.

A one-time gift or a monthly or quarterly pledge amount on your credit card can be made by calling Alabama Respite at 1-256-859-4900, or by filling in and mailing the following document: Donation Form.

Make checks payable to: UCP and clearly state in the “for” blank that the donation is for Alabama Respite.

Mail checks to: Alabama Respite, 1856 Keats Drive, Huntsville, Alabama 35810

 

 

Tell Us Your Story

Take a few minutes to write about your experiences using respite. Feel free to download and use the following document: Tell Us Your Story.

Mail your story to: Alabama Respite, 1856 Keats Drive, Huntsville, Alabama 35810

 

 

Contact your Legislators!

Let your state and federal policymakers know what a difference respite makes to you or your family member. Click here to contact your Alabama Legislators.

 

 

Sharing the Care

Volunteer to start "Sharing the Care" in the area of the state where you live. This initiative can make a big difference in your community by developing respite resources and identifying funding needs that are unique to your area. Please call us today at 1-800-RESTALA to find out more about how you can help.

 

Thank you for your generous support!