Advocacy and Resource Center -- Respite Care

Last Updated:February 19, 2004


2053 Military Turnpike

Plattsburgh NY 12901
County: Clinton


  1. Chris Garrow
    Respite Manager
Telephone: (518) 561-0345
Fax: (518) 561-2529

Hours of Operation

Noon Friday until noon on Monday; daily as needed

Services Provided

Hourly, overnight, and/or weekend scheduled respite; room and board, 24 hour supervision

Service Eligibility

Families who have a developmentally disabled family member living in Clinton, Essex, Franklin, St. Lawrence, or Jefferson counties; individuals with a developmental disability living independently are also eligible.

Referral Procedure

Telephone Coordinator at 518-561-0345

Fee Schedule

Comments: Sliding schedule is based on income and number of dependents; no one is denied services because of inability to pay.

Volunteer Opportunities

Additional Information

Provides room and board, 24 hour supervision, daily attention to health and self-care needs; hourly respite, overnight respite and/or weekend respite - special Respite Care brochure available from Advocacy and Resource Center

Socialization, some recreation


Category 1: Services for the Developmentally Disabled
Category 2: Family Support Services
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