Empower U.'s IICs are Master and Licensed level clinicians. Many of our Clinicians, Behavioral Assistants and Mentors are former and/or current Children’s System of Care employees having served various roles and understand Care Manager, youth and family's needs from a unique perspective.
Behavioral Assistance (BA)
Intensive In-Community (IIC)
Respite Services for Children with Developmental Disabilities
Kindly request our provider listing that details each provider's expertise via email to Monmouth Managing Partner, Sharon Diaz: [email protected]
Empower U. is well known for our respite services and Agency After School programs for DDD Youth where our highly trained Respite Technicians provide therapeutic programming with fun in mind. We have multiple sites in various counties! These services are designed to provide supervision so families raising children with autism can rest and recharge while the needs of the youth are met by our supports.
Empower U. understands that transportation can be a barrier for families in regard to obtaining services, therefore we provide FREE TRANSPORT for ALL Respite Programs.
We offer 3 distinct respite care types that can be flexibly applied to meet the needs of each child and family we serve.
Agency Hired Respite – Agency hired respite is more of a personal one to one service for children whose needs may range from mentoring through assistance with activities of daily living.
Agency Weekend Recreation – Agency weekend recreation is designed get children out into the community to engage others and participate in physical or recreational activities in a group setting. Transportation and activity costs included.
Agency After School – Agency after school is currently hosted at our Youth Empowerment Suite at the eco- and social service friendly Kearny Point development in Kearny, NJ. After school offers a variety of learning opportunities to assist children with gross and fine motor skill development, socialization and social decision making skills, and coping skills. Older participants (16 and older) may be eligible for supported employment internships in preparation for the mainstream workforce. Lunch/Snack/or Dinner, activity/trip cost, and transportation included.
Contact Respite Director, Chad Barnes, for more information: [email protected]
Last Updated: 04/09/18