State Respite Program Information
State Respite is a state funded program that enables parents to take a break from the care of their child for a few hours. The program has been authorized by the legislature.
Linda Trujillo, State Respite Coordinator
6101 Yellowstone Road, Suite 259A
Cheyenne, WY 82002
Frequently Answered Questions
How do I apply for my child to receive services?
Click here for the application to receive state respite services. This must be mailed or faxed to the Division: Linda Trujillo, State Respite Coordinator.
Where can I find a provider application to do State Respite?
Click here to download the application. Send the completed application and other necessary items to Linda Trujillo. See the last question and response to find the INVOICE, which is used to bill the state for services provided.
Is there a co-pay?
The provider reimbursement rate for state respite is $8.00/hour. Depending on parental income, there may be a sliding fee for parents. This information is found in the participant application packet.
How much respite can be approved?
The maximum monthly amount is evaluated quarterly. You will be notified of the maximum amount when you apply and every quarter after that.
How do I find a provider in my community?
You can contact Linda Trujillo for a list. But you may need to talk with family and friends to see if they would be interested in becoming a state respite provider.
How does the provider get reimbursed?
The provider should invoice the state using this form. It must be signed by both parent and provider and sent to the Division.