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Emergency Respite Fund


Funding for eligible families to help pay for respite services in an emergency situation. 

Covered emergencies can include:

  • Medical hospitalization
  • Attending a funeral
  • Family member sickness 
  • Assistance with challenging behaviors
  • Other emergencies

Applicants must have OPWDD eligibility and reside at home with family in Brooklyn, Queens, or Manhattan to enroll in this service.

Interested in applying or learning more? 
Call 212.273.6182 or submit our Getting Started form.

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