Grant Qualifications

  • Applicants must be limited in daily living activities due to illness, injury, birth or age related related difficulties and must require a primary caregiver.
  • Grants may be awarded to assist and relieve the primary caregiver.
  • Applicants must have utilized or been denied other funding options for Respite or In-Home care such as:
    • Resource Centers of California (ICRC)
    • Alzheimer's Association
    • In-Home Support Services (MediCal)
  • Regional Centers of California (special circumstances may be considered for Regional Center Consumers currently receiving Respite that may require additional services)

Grants shall be limited to 50% of current In-Home Care rates ($22.00/hour as of August 2017) for periods of 4-24 hours per Grant with a maximum of 48-hours per 12-month period.

Special Grants equal to 100% of then current rates may be considered for emergency situations of 4-8 hours per Grant with a maximum of 16-hours per 12-months.

We Are Ready to Assist...

If you or someone you know is in need of a Respite Grant, please contact us at The Shella Foundation.