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RESPITE CARE PROGRAMS IN HOWARD COUNTY: UNDERSTANDING THE OPTIONS

March 28, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

RESPITE CARE PROGRAMS IN HOWARD COUNTY: UNDERSTANDING THE OPTIONSnThursday, March 28, 2019 9:30-11:30 am (doors open at 9:00 am)nCommunity Resources Campus n9820 Patuxent Woods Drive, Room 211nColumbia, MD 21046nRespite care is a supportive service providing short-term, temporary relief to a caregiver caring for a child or adult with a disability or chronic health care need. Learn about respite programs in Howard County, including the NEW respite care program administered by the Department of Social Services. Also included is the statewide emergency respite grant program, and the Caregiver Support Program offered by the DCRS Office on Aging and Independence. Gain an understanding of the eligibility criteria, application process, service caps, waiting lists, and contact persons for each of these programs. Handouts provided. Sponsored by the Howard County Commission on Disabilities Provider Committee and the Department of Community Resources and Services (DCRS). Workshop is free and open to the public. Seating is limited. To register, please RSVP by March 26th (include your name and contact information) to Erica Lewis at ealewis@howardcountymd.gov or 410-313-6402. Requests for accommodations must be received by March 20th.

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Date:
March 28, 2019
Time:
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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