Respite Care Association of Wisconsin (RCAW) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization organized in 1987 to support and advocate for quality systems of respite care for Wisconsin families.
Our mission is to “promote, support, and expand quality statewide respite care across the lifespan.”
Our purpose is to:
In 1999, Wisconsin adopted the state Lifespan Respite Care legislation and contracts with RCAW to administer the program.
Lifespan Respite Care is funded through a grant from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services – Division of Medicaid Services.