Easterseals Florida provides respite care for Air Force and Navy Service Members who have children with a special need or disabilities. Services are provided to those service members stationed at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa and Patrick Air Force Base in Cocoa Beach. This program allows active duty service member families to focus on self-care, and meeting the needs of their family, while knowing their special needs child is well taken care of by a trained, Easterseals respite care provider. Military families are able to receive care based on their specific family needs. Respite care providers work directly with the families to provide in home care.
The Tampa Bay area also provides caregiver respite through funding from The Children’s Board ASO funding. This program allows qualifying families to focus self-care, and meeting the needs of their family, while knowing their special needs child is well taken care of by a trained Easterseals respite provider.
Both respite care programs provide much needed relief to families who care for a child with a disability or special need.
These programs are headquartered at Easterseals Murray Child Development Center
2401 E. Henry Ave.
Tampa, FL 33610