Respite Care Provider’s Application Form
Would you like to serve others by offering some time and becoming a temporary caregiver? There are families who are in need of some relief. Here is your chance to help! Please fill out the form below, submit it, and one of our team will review it. If possible, we will try to match you with an appropriate family and you can work out the details between yourselves. Be aware that this may take some time.
Respite Care Request
Are you a caregiver who is weary of the constant demand on your time, energy, and resources and would like to apply for some respite care? Please fill out the form below, submit it, and one of our team will review it. If possible we will try to match you with an appropriate respite provider and you can work out the details between yourselves. Be aware that this may take some time.
HOMES NEEDED FOR YOUNG ADULTS
Do you have a spare bedroom? An extra place at the table? A desire to do some kind of service? If you have a burden and feel a nudge from the Spirit to give a sunny tomorrow to a troubled youth, here is your chance! The work of the church and her servants is ongoing. We need open arms and caring hearts. Please contact your staff about this great opportunity and fill out the application form found below. All responses will be kept confidential.
Support Group Guidelines
Mark 2: 3-5
- The recipient needs to feel a need and be as comfortable as possible with the help offered.
- This support group can be made up of friends, peers, single or married individuals and/or staff and should be interested in helping. They need not be from the same congregation. The beneficiary could have some input.
- This is not to be a position of power but of care and demonstrating Christ’s love. I Cor. 12:26
- Avoid forming a clique.
- Work confidentially, avoiding gossip. Be patient and peaceable.
- All staff of the people involved should be informed.
- The object is to bring about understanding, awareness and healing, to provide accountability, burden bearing, shared acceptance, shared love and to remove stigma, give direction, and provide respite when needed,
- The work should never be condescending or negative. Be positive.
- Keep notes of meetings and exercise excellent communication. Appoint a chairperson, a go-to person and a secretary.
- Avoid running the life of the recipient.
- When the recipient needs to be or wants to be relocated for whatever reason, have signatures of approval for all care including control of meds, Dr. visits, therapy , etc.
- Length of term for the committed care group would depend on the challenge at hand becoming less challenging and hopefully satisfactory to those involved. When healing and growth is evident the workload can become less intense.