Adult/Child Respite Care

Helping Caregivers Restore Balance in Their Life

Primary caregivers of individuals with disabilities need a break from time to time to run errands, go on vacation, attend appointments, or simply relax at home. Fourth Avenue Homes helps caregivers by offering out-of-home and in-home respite care for adults and children.

Respite is care provided on a short-term basis for an adult or child who cannot take care of themselves and is taken care of by a family member or friend.

Our Respite Care Services Provide

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Temporary care in a licensed house that is a safe and comfortable environment for your loved one

Engaging with individuals based on their personal preferences in activities, outings or simple companionship

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Fourth Avenue Homes provides care for adults and children with developmental disabilities, physical disabilities, and various mental health diagnoses.

Respite Care Includes

In addition to providing a stimulating, enjoyable environment, our respite care includes:

  • Meals
  • Medication Administration
  • Assistance dressing, bathing, grooming
  • All activities of daily living
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Caregivers Need to Care for Themselves Also

Our services are ideal for caregivers who need a break that they simply cannot get in their day-to-day lives.

The individuals and families we help include:

  • Individuals with disabilities who need ongoing care, assistance, and advocacy
  • Individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities
  • Individuals with various mental health issues
  • Individuals suffering from a brain injury

You may qualify for our services via Federally approved BI, CAC, CADI, DD or EW waiver plans in the state of Minnesota. These waivers cover in or out-of-home short-term care services for a person or child when a primary caregiver is absent or needs time away.

Visit the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) website to see if your family meets the broad criteria for our services that may come at a minimal (or zero) cost to you.

Fourth Avenue Homes Service Area

We respect the dignity, spirit, rights, and needs of each person we work with. At Fourth Avenue Homes we assist in the growth and development of people so that they can learn the skills necessary to be contributing members of their communities.

We work with individuals in the following counties:

  • Blue Earth County
  • Brown County
  • Carver County
  • Chippewa County
  • Kandiyohi County
  • Meeker County
  • Nicollet County
  • Olmsted County
  • Rice County
  • Steele County
  • Swift County
  • Winona County

Support Starts Here!

If you know someone who could benefit from help from Fourth Avenue Homes, refer them to us!

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