Child Care Assistance is available to families who meet income guidelines and minimum work and/or school requirements. The program will help pay child care costs to providers who meet certain criteria. The family may be required to make a co-payment based on the household income and family size.
Advanced Special Needs Childcare Assistance helps eligible families maintain employment when there are challenges in obtaining quality, affordable childcare for their child with special needs. A limited number of slots are available at anyone time; eligible families will be placed on a waiting list.
The Child Care Helpline is a child care resource and referral program serving Minnehaha, Lincoln, Turner, and McCook counties. The Child Care Helpline works with providers, parents, businesses, communities, and government leaders to make quality child care available to families.
eSPECIALly 4 You Child Care is very similar to private respite services. We offer in-home evening care in a handicap accessible home. Our services are available 2 times each month and are specifically intended for children with disabilities and their siblings. The goal of our services is to provide top-of-the-line, quality care for children with special needs so parents can have a care-free, relaxing night to spend time with one another.
The Here4Youth After-School & Summer Program offers services to all children while specializing in the provision of quality services to those with disabilities. Here4Youth provides respite care for families two weekend evenings per month. With affordable rates and a convenient location, Here4Youth offers a great experience for your family.
Respite care is temporary relief care designed for families of children or adults with special needs. Respite care can range from a few hours of care provided on a one-time basis to overnight or extended care sessions. Respite care can be utilized on a regular or irregular basis and can be provided by family members, friends, skilled care providers or professionals. Providers, chosen by the family, care for children or adults with special needs while families take a class, go to a movie, go on a vacation, or enjoy any activity.