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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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Federal and State Funded Respite Sources:

Alabama Medicaid Agency – Respite is provided through Long Term Care and Community Based Waiver Services:

Alabama Department of Public Health (Elderly and Disabled Waiver (E&D) and HIV/AIDS Waiver)

Alabama Department of Mental Health (Intellectual Disabilities Waiver, Living at Home Waiver)

Alabama Department of Senior Services (Alabama Cares; E&D Waiver, Special Grants)

Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services (Alabama Community Transition Waiver)

Department of Human Resources (Family Services Foster Care Program)

Department of Child Abuse Prevention (Childrens Trust Fund)


Other Sources for Respite in Alabama:

Alabama Lifespan Respite Resource Network® - Alabama Department of Mental Health Voucher Program for caregivers of individuals of all ages with intellectual disabilities.

Alabama Head Injury Foundation – Funds available for caregivers of persons disabled by traumatic brain injury and/or spinal cord injury

ALS Association – Alabama Chapter – Offers voucher respite funding for caregivers of individuals with ALS

• Several community foundations fund voucher respite programs – Contact Alabama Respite for more information.