Respite Care

OUR MISSION

Our mission is to provide support to the families of those who have been wounded, injured or killed during combat operations. The families of our casualties suffer in many ways: some financially, some psychologically.   "When America Goes to War...   Our Families Go to War"

Caregiver Respite Program

Caring for a wounded veteran can be demanding physically, psychologically and financially. Oftentimes caregivers are spouses or family members who have many other responsibilities, such as work, managing bills and taking care of children. Caregivers of veterans often spend long hours caring for their loved one, feel high levels of stress and neglect their own personal health.

Wounded Warriors Family Support’s Caregiver Respite Program provides respite and supplemental services nationwide to the caregivers and families of wounded war veterans. Our program aims to ensure that family members who were thrust into the role of caregivers are provided with the support they need to keep their families intact while keeping themselves healthy.

Wounded Warriors Family Support's Respite Program focuses on injury, illness and medical events in the family including those of the veteran, the caregiver, and the dependent children.  It may include services such as housekeeping, meals, child care, and transportation as deemed needed by our case management. The program also provides assistance with other agencies offering resources and support.

Before proceeding further please note, you must upload a copy of your Veteran’s DD214 and Purple Heart, DOD or VA disability breakdown at the end of this application.  Applications cannot be processed without proper documentation. If the Purple Heart is evident on the DD214, you need only upload the DD214.  If awarded after exiting the service, a copy of the Purple Heart must accompany the DD214. Please note the VA disability Breakdown is Not the overall award letter. It will have individual percentages of combat/service connected disabilities.  

Caregiver Respite Application

General Information

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Applications cannot be processed without proper documentation.

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