Our respite program provides relief to families who have children and/or adults with cognitive, developmental, emotional or physical disabilities.  There are two ways that this program can be utilized:

  • In-Home Care Funds—voucher system where the parent or legal guardian chooses their own respite caregiver for in-home care who they pay directly. The parent or legal guardian is then reimbursed through Pioneer Center.
  • Non-Home Based Services—funds community integration such as NISRA, park district activities, horseback riding, swimming, etc. Pioneer Center pays the organization that is providing the service directly. Pioneer Center also reimburses the parent or legal guardian for these activities if they have already paid.