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Respite Care in Topeka

Attendant Care & Respite Care

A holistic approach to care

Family Services & Guidance Center provides Attendant and Respite Care in Topeka, including care for children and teens at risk of removal from their homes due to severe behavior. An Attendant Care Provider gives one-on-one support, supervision, encouragement to make sure the individual is learning and practicing important social and behavioral skills. Respite Care provides needed breaks, lasting anywhere from a few hours to overnight, for the family of an individual with mental health challenges.

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How it Works

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Attendant care providers can provide needed one-on-one attention and support for children and teens living with mental health challenges.

This care helps them to maintain their behavior at school and in the community.

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With Respite Care in Topeka, children with mental health challenges spend anywhere from a few hours to overnight at FSGC’s Crisis Services building. Here, children and teens are under the supervision of a Respite Care Provider.

Respite Care provides stressed-out parents with short-term child care services that offer relief and improve family stability.

Please note that Respite Care is only available to children and teens who meet specific criteria. FSGC professionals will help determine if Respite Care is available to your child.

Why choose FSGC

Family Service & Guidance Center is a community mental health center that has extensive experience and expertise in meeting the mental health care needs of children, teens and families.

We serve nearly 10,000 individuals and families from more than 20 Kansas counties with direct clinical services, education and outreach. Our highly trained, dedicated professionals are here to help through Attendant Care and Respite Care services in Topeka.

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Don’t let little problems become big ones.

We know how tough everyday life can be. FSGC can help. Visit the “Get Started” page now and pre-register yourself or your child for mental health services in Topeka at Family Service & Guidance Center. The sooner you get started, the sooner you’ll begin to heal.

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