YMCA Partners To Offer Respite Program For Parents Of Children With Special Needs

WARSAW — The Take-a-Break Respite Program will offer parents and caregivers of those with special needs, an opportunity for a break.  Children ages 3-13 may be dropped off at the YMCA for fun activities from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sept. 23.   This program is a partnership between the YMCA, Joes’s Kids, Right to Life of North Central Indiana and local churches.

The Take-a-Break Respite program is offered several times throughout the year with each event offering 2 hours of programming and fun for those participating, including crafts, games, sports and other activities. 

For more information call (574) 306-7406 or email [email protected].  Each event is planned and staffed by the Y’s Inclusive Programming Coordinator, Anne Petre, other experienced adults, Grace College students and trained healthcare professionals.

The Y is the leading nonprofit committed to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.  All the efforts and offerings of the Kosciusko Community YMCA are guided by the core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. Every day, the Y works side-by-side with our neighbors to make sure everyone regardless of age, income or background, has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive.  In 2016, the Kosciusko Community YMCA provided $191,009 in financial assistance to make sure that happens.

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