In Good Company
Services offered: Short-term
care of a child or an adult with a developmental disability. Care
can be provided for a period of a few hours up to two weeks, in
the family's home, in the respite provider's home, or in the community.
The program helps families find, screen & train qualified respite
care providers and subsidizes the cost of up to 140 hours of respite
Web page: www.fsrcdane.org
Primary contact person: Patti
Jo Becker, Program Director
Telephone number: 608-237-7630
Email address: email@example.com
Years in service: Since 1986
Hours of operation: 8:30am
to 5:30pm, Monday thru Friday
Size of staff: 3
Average cost of service is:
Family co-payment of $1.75 per hour of respite care.
Funded by: Dane County Department
of Humans Services, United Way of Dane County, The Capital Times
Kids Fund, grants and donations.
Average length of service is:
Families receive service for as long as they are eligible and need
Intake procedure is: The
program has a waiting list of up to 5 years. Contact the Program
Director directly to begin the eligibility determination process.
Target population is: Dane
County families who are living with a child or an adult with a developmental
disability due to mental retardation, cerebral palsy, epilepsy,
autism, or brain trauma.
Other eligibility requirements include:
Please contact FSRC for additional details.
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