The Process to Become a Respite Care Provider

If you love children, have experience caring for children with special needs, have a degree in nursing, special education, or early education, and have a flexible schedule, consider becoming a Respite Care provider.

  • Apply

    Fill out our online Application

  • Background Checks

    We will do a thorough investigation into each provider's history.

  • Authorization

    Once you have cleared your background check and completed the pre-service training, we will authorize you as eligible to provide Respite Care.

  • Matching

    We will refer you to families for an interview and follow up with monitoring and quality assurance.

  • Here for you

    We provide ongoing professional development & training as well as technical assistance to help you always provide the best level of care.

If you’re already an EFM Respite Care Provider, and have recently moved to the area, make sure to connect with The Planning Council to help new families and for the latest information and professional development.

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Respite Care Provider Application
Respite Care Provider Application
Apply today to become a respite care provider.
Respite Care Provider Trainings
Respite Care Provider Trainings
The Planning Council helps current respite care providers stay up-to-date on required trainings.