Illinois Respite Coalition Respite Guide

The IRC created a PDF respite guide overview that includes resources that families, caregivers and individuals of all ages and abilities can use in order to locate additional resources that are available to them. Click here in order to access the PDF and begin to find resources that meet your needs. If you have specific questions or would like to talk more in-depth with someone, feel free to call the Illinois Respite Coalition in order to receive additional information and referral services.

Phone: (630) 207-8479  |  Address: 17314 S. Kedzie Ave, Hazel Crest, IL 60429|  Email:

Respite Resources

Please contact the Illinois Respite Coalition at 630.207.8479 for more information about resources in your area.

Community Support Systems In-Home Respite Program - East Southeast / Southeast Illinois

Community Support Systems offers an in-home respite program that is meant to provide parents with short-term relief and time away from their child or adult family member with a disability.  Families use their own providers and then report hours of care for financial reimbursement.  A family is typically allotted 15 hours per month with services available in Clay, Edwards, Effingham, Jasper, Richland, Wabash, and Wayne Counties.  

Contact: Nancy Mader, (217) 705-4300 Ext. 8015  |  Located: Seven County Region  |  Website