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Boundless offers a variety of warm and welcoming respite care options to families.

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What are respite services?

Respite services provide short- to medium-term relief to eligible families with adults or children with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) or behavioral health challenges such as autism living in the home. Services vary by county and have been impacted by COVID-19.

What types of respite services does Boundless offer?

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In-Home

A trained Boundless service provider works in your family’s home.

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Out-of-Home

Stays at our twenty-four out-of-home respite locations can vary from two hours to a maximum of two weeks at a time.

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Extensions Before-School Program

Delivers the right mix of recreation activities and social interactions for your loved one to enjoy before school/day programs (Only at North East Living Skills Center).

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Extensions After-School Program

Provides support for your loved one after school/day program, offering recreational activities or a comfortable space to complete homework and relax (Only at North East Living Skills Center and West Central School).

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Emergency Care Placement

Offers short-term housing solutions for adults with I/DD displaced from their homes or in need of services on an emergency basis. Referrals are made to the service coordination department of your local board of developmental disabilities.

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Enhanced Respite (Coming soon)

Boundless Enhanced Respite is a new therapeutic offering that integrates behavioral health services into a traditional respite program. Enhanced respite allows families the freedom to leave home while our highly-trained staff remain with their loved one. As part of enhanced respite, we can assist children, adolescents, and adults living with their families with a variety of complex needs, including support for activities of daily living such as toileting, bathing, and meals if needed.

In-Home Respite has been a great experience for us! It’s so easy to schedule, and all the providers are so kind and caring. We really trust them with our child. It provides us with the opportunity to get some time alone as a couple while spending our money on resources to help our child. I would recommend it to anyone!

Participant’s Father

Where are respite services available?

Boundless respite services are available in Franklin and Wood counties. Please contact our intake team for information about services currently available, as the COVID-19 has impacted the availability of some respite options.

Franklin County options

  • In-Home
  • Out-of-Home
  • Extensions: Before-School Program
  • Extensions: After-School Program
  • Emergency Care Placement
  • Enhanced Respite (Coming soon)

Wood County options

  • Out-of-Home
  • Emergency Care Placement
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How can I get started with Boundless respite services?

To learn more about getting started with Boundless respite, contact a member of our intake team today. Franklin County residents must be enrolled in the Boundless family support program to access respite services.

Related Forms

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Family Support Services Application

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Private Provider Application

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Family Support Services Invoice

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Family-Selected Private Respite Providers and the Adaptive

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Equipment Application

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