The Colorado Respite Coalition (CRC) invites you to become a CRC Member!

Membership is available for organizations and individuals. Members commit to advancing the CRC priority areas, meeting membership requirements, and collaborating with community partners around the state to improve the access to awareness of respite resources for caregivers across Colorado. 

Membership to this free network helps to increase the impact of respite work being done around the state by establishing a collective effort. The Colorado Respite Coalition collaborates with partners, community agencies, and other organizations to serve family caregivers of all ages and all special healthcare needs throughout Colorado.


Want to become a CRC Member? Review the Membership Benefits & Expectations, then complete a CRC Member Form.

The CRC will contact you regarding your CRC Member application shortly. 


Colorado Respite Coalition Membership Benefits

  • Learn about new and existing resources for caregivers in your community
  • Share about your organization and network with other members
  • Stay up to date with CRC supports and activities
  • Apply for CRC respite care financial assistance (for families and organizations)
  • Build partnerships and connect with other member organizations
  • Be recognized as a member on and the Online Resource Finder
  • Promote your organization by being featured in monthly CRC e-newsletters


Colorado Respite Coalition Membership Expectations

  • Ensure that the CRC Priority Areas align with your/your organization's values and goals
  • Sign up for the CRC monthly e-newsletter
  • Attend at least one statewide and/or regional coalition meeting per year
  • Register applicable resources on the CRC Online Resource Finder
  • Collaborate with other community partners who represent a variety of ages and health care needs
  • Promote CRC resources within your networks, as appropriate


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This application is intended to be completed by Family Caregivers who provide full-time, unpaid support to a family member, friend, or loved one who has a disability, chronic illness, or other "special health care need" as defined by the Lifespan Respite Act of 2006. 

The temporary respite care voucher you are applying for can be used only for respite care services, which is a temporary break for the primary Family Caregiver. A link to the Program Manual, which contains program terminology, guidelines, and requirements, can be found in the application.

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