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

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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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Drop-in Respite

Drop-in respite offers hands-on assistance as well as fun activities, including art, sports, and games. Respite participants practice building a variety of emotional management skills and much more. 

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Enhanced Respite

Boundless Enhanced Respite is a therapeutic offering that integrates behavioral health services into a traditional respite program in the home and community. Enhanced respite allows families the freedom to leave home while our highly trained staff remain with their loved one. As part of Enhanced Respite, our staff assist with various activities to increase the individual's independence. Activities are based on the needs of the individual and can include daily living/hygiene, communication, social/emotional skills, and recreational and leisure skills.  

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 respite services are available in Franklin and Wood counties?

Boundless offers a variety of respite services in Franklin and Wood counties in partnership with the local county board of developmental disabilities. 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 

Wood County options

  • Out-of-Home
  • Emergency Care Placement

Montgomery County options

In partnership with CareSource and the Montgomery County Board of Developmental Disabilities, Boundless offers respite services to eligible families with loved ones ages three to twenty-one with intellectual and developmental disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, or behavioral health challenges living in the home. 

Drop-in Respite

  • Available during school breaks from 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Hands-on assistance
  • Fun activities including art, sports, games, and more
  • Practice building emotional management skills
  • After-school and weekend hours coming soon!

In-Home Respite (coming soon)

  • Hands-on assistance
  • Meal preparation
  • Engaging activities tailored to the client’s interests and abilities
  • Practice building emotional management skills
  • Help developing support plans
  • Access to care coordination for improved wrap-around services
  • ABA coaching for families
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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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