Available for individuals over the age of five. Individuals are in engaged in meaningful activities while giving their caregivers a break from providing care.
Staff are specially trained to support the needs of the individual to maximize positive outcomes.
Respite services are provided in a variety of settings:
- Individualized respite provided in-home. Providers work with the individual focusing on activities of daily living, leisure activities and other needs.
- Group respite
- Community respite- a provider will engage the individual on a community outing including transportation
- Overnight respite- provided overnight either within the individual’s home or in one of Harc’s respite apartments.
Fun-filled activities are offered to individuals ages five to adult. Individuals engage in community based recreational activities where they are able to socialize, have the opportunity to make new friends and build relationships.
Staffing is generally 5 participants to one staff. However, additional staffing is available to those in need for an additional fee.
Examples of activities:
- bowling club
- movie night
- theater performance
- overnight trips
- day trips
Is a Saturday camp held during the school year twice a month for children ages 3-21. Each week there is a different theme with activities created to support the theme. There are many special guests and periodic local field trips that are planned throughout the year. There is a variety of services offered during some of the sessions including music therapy, pet therapy, massage therapy and nursing services.
Trained staff and a registered nurse are present for each session to address the medical needs of the individual.
Is an integrated program in collaboration with Camp Courant where individuals with special needs from Hartford and surrounding towns participate in camp activities alongside typical peers. Camp is available to children ages 5-21. This 6 week camp offers a fun-filled program with an emphasis on literacy, fitness & sports. The camp is funded by grants and generous donors, there is a small registration fee. Transportation is door to door for Hartford residents and others receive transport from Harc to camp and back.
For more information on Community Services please contact:
Assistant Director of Community Services/CCH/Family Supports/Recreation