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Respite Services


Need a break?

Respite care is short term care that allows parents/guardians of children (ages 6 to 17) with a behavioral health diagnosis to take a break from the daily routine and stress of caregiving.

See Program Guidelines* for additional details.
(2014 Program Guidelines will be available soon.)

3 Options


    Saturday Afternoon Respite at the Boys & Girls Club

    Bring your child to Wilson Park Boys & Girls Club (map) for up to five hours each Saturday.


    Respite Mini Grants Program

    Choose a trusted friend or relative to provide respite services for your child. Use up to 3 Mini Grants per child for up to $300 each.


    Winter and Spring Break Respite

    Several Boys & Girls Club locations around Philadelphia are available to provide Respite Services from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm during Winter and Spring Breaks (five days maximum).

Take care.

Available from November 1 through June 30.

See Program Guidelines* for additional details
(2014 Program Guidelines will be available soon.).

Respite Services

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