DEVOTED TO MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN OUR COMMUNITY.
Respite Endowment Organization is a 501c3, not for profit agency dedicated to providing rest support, resources and education to parents of children with special needs.
O'Flaherty Law is proud to announce our new partnership with Respite Endowment Organization. We are dedicated to establishing a lasting relationship to promote, grow and enhance Respite Endowment Organization and the amazing work they do to benefit the community.
We aren't just a law firm, we are members of our community and strongly believe in the importance of our clients and giving back to our community.
We are active in several community organizations including the Rotary Club of Downers Grove, The Lions Club, and the Downers Grove, Willowbrook/Burr Ridge, Lisle, Lemont, and Tinley Park Chambers of Commerce.
Community involvement is important to O’Flaherty Law. Last year Kevin O'flaherty was vice president of the Rotary Club of Downers Grove and chairman of the business expo for the Rotary Grove Fest, the Downers Grove summer festival. This year he will serve a term on the chamber of commerce board. In 2014, he was on the board of AIM, the Center for Independent Living, a nonprofit organization that helps disabled people live on their own.
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By providing assistance to families of special needs children, REOrg makes direct impact on the care of children. Our programs prevent neglect, abuse and focus on mental health to ease parents feeling stressed/depressed. Our goals are rest, awareness and education.
Respite is a GIFT OF TIME. Respite care is designed to help families of children with special needs. It is a temporary break from the daily responsibilities of care giving It gives the regular caregiver some much-needed time off, allowing them to get out of the house (or finish some home chores while someone else is being the responsible caregiver), visit with friends, have quiet time alone, go to the store or library, run errands, have an evening out, or even have a weekend getaway. Respite care comes in many forms:
Respite care is a NECESSITY, not a luxury, no matter what form it takes. Caring for a child with special needs presents additional challenges that go beyond the everyday stresses of being a parent. Respite supports parents and primary caregivers so that families can keep their child living with them in their home. Respite care is critical to the well-being of both the caregiver and care recipient for a number of reasons: