Category: Respite House Overnight

Why We Made the Switch to Clear Care

Caregiver has more time to care when she uses the Clear Care system for reporting

If you are a client/family, caregiver, or contracting agency, most of you may already be feeling the effects of our switch over from the VINCENT scheduling system to Clear Care Online. For us the decision to switch over was easy, based on the research done before hand. We were propelled by the fact that as […]

Special Online Event to Benefit Respite House

Donate for the Respite House Renovation – Get Raffle Ticket(s) for Prizes Last summer, through the generosity of dozens of volunteers and supporters, and an amazing sponsor – McLaren Greater Lansing, we nearly completed the renovation of our Weekend Respite House. The Respite House facility, home to one of our most popular programs, was in […]

Welcome Missy Dahlgren

Welcome Missy Dahlgren

Join us in welcoming Melissa (Missy) Dahlgren to our team as the new child-in-home/respite supervisor. She has worked as an in home supervisor/therapist to families for the past four years at another agency. She has also served as a respite home manager for a brief time. So, you can see why we are thrilled to […]

Respite House Renovations Photo Album

Respite House Renovation – Bathroom Brand new bathroom redesigned seems like it is twice the size. The roll-in zero entry shower is amazing. Beautiful porcelain tile on the floor and the wall make this a very functional bathroom for both the child and the care giver.  This was one of the major efforts, and frankly […]

Time to Volunteer?

Picture of hands holding the letters that spell Volunteer

Helping Hands Respite Care Needs Your Help Do you have time to volunteer? The Respite House is a very special, long-standing program of Helping Hands Respite Care.  It is a small bungalow which is used nearly every weekend of the year for four children with disabilities to come together for a weekend sleepover under the […]

Respite House Face-Lift

Cassidy with a caregiver at Respite House

If you are familiar with Helping Hands Respite Care, you know that the Respite House is an important and valued way to provide real respite for families caring for a young person with disabilities. What you may not know is that it is long past time for a Respite House Face-Lift. We are blessed to […]