Facility-Based Respite

Devereux Arizona - Facility-Based Respite

Respite Program

Hours/Days of Operation
The Respite facility is open and staffed: Friday 3:00 p.m. - Sunday 6:00 p.m. (Summer hours TBA).

6439 East Eugie Terrace
Scottsdale, AZ 85254

Respite serves males and females age four to 17 who are experiencing, moderate emotional or behavioral difficulties. The program is based on a positive peer culture model and focuses on teaching and rewarding the following pro-social skills:
Pro-Social Skills
Actively works on treatment goals
Gives others praise and encouragement
Maintains good personal hygiene
Follows staff directions by 1st cue
Keeps personal area clean
Respects others and their property
Takes responsibility for their actions
Uses appropriate language to express feelings
The goal of Respite care is to successfully provide an interval of rest for the client and his/her primary caregivers without disruption or compromise to the home placement. Respite care, when used appropriately, may reduce the utilization of more intensive services and can help maintain the placement of the child(ren) in the home.

Click here to see a list of activities.

Printable Brochure (pdf)

For more information regarding the Facility-Based Respite Program, please contact:

Respite Program Coordinator
(480) 634-2028
(480) 368-4671 (fax)