Need a Break?


Respite care is short term care that allows parents/guardians of children
(ages 6 to 15) with a behavioral health diagnosis to take a break
from the daily routine and stress of caregiving.


See Program Guidelines for additional details

Boys & Girls ClubSaturday Afternoon Respite at the Boys & Girls Club

Bring your child to:
Bridesburg Boys & Girls Club (2901 Bridge St, Philadelphia, PA 19137) or

Shane Victorino Boys & Girls Club (4001 N. Clarissa Street Philadelphia, PA 19140) .

300Respite Mini Grants Program

Choose a trusted friend or relative to provide respite services for your child. Use up to 3 Mini Grants per child for up to $300 each.

Winter ProgramsWinter and Spring Break Respite

Several Boys & Girls Club locations around Philadelphia are available to provide Respite Services from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm during Winter and Spring Breaks (five days maximum).