desperate for Respite provides support to caregivers caring for special needs children, dependent adults and their families in the northwest Houston area. Their services concentrates on raising the awareness of caring for caregivers, educating the community and developing relationships for supporting their families.
They are a non-profit charitable corporation organized exclusively for charitable and community development purposes.
They partner with businesses, ministries and organizations within your community. Your partnership with us aids in gathering resources for caregivers and their families while educating and promoting awareness about the importance and benefits of Respite care.
dfR also serves the community at large by focusing on Community Education, Intellectual Disabilities and individuals needing Special Attention.
They achieve the goal of educating the local community about Respite care through various avenues such as partnering with churches and their members, area businesses and organizations. This education also focuses on the benefits of utilizing community Respite programs.
We serve individuals with Autism, Blindness, Deafness, Cerebral Palsy, Downs Syndrome, Medically fragile, Tourette’s Syndrome, ADHD and more. We work alongside national and local advocacy/support groups and health & human service professionals in order to provide caregivers and their families with the necessary support and networking opportunities needed to maintain a healthy family environment.