Resource Families and relative caregivers may be reimbursed for a portion of their respite care expenses, contact the Our County. Our Kids. team ( for assistance with obtaining respite care support. You may also call OC.OK. directly at 1-866-899-2649.

If the family is caring for a child that requires more than 12 hours, families are asked to please contact Gustavo Prado at; these cases will be reviewed for need, natural support system, and plan for when the short term exception ends.

You may also consider becoming a volunteer/ informal respite provider.  Through our Prudent Parent policy, caregivers can seek the informal support of friends and community members.  If you are interested in supporting our fostering community this way, please contact us for more information ( and to get linked to a family. Thank you!

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