Center for Respite Care Homeless Medical Recovery. Celebrating 15 years of service ~2003-2018

A 501C3 Non-Profit Organization

Center for Respite Care
1615 Republic Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Mail: P.O. Box 141301
Cincinnati, Ohio 45250
Tel:  (513) 621-1868
Fax:  (513) 621-1872


Medical Recovery

The Medical Recovery Program at the Center for Respite Care serves single, homeless individuals from the Greater Cincinnati area with acute medical issues.

Individuals who are homeless experience a high rate of unresolved health conditions and complications, repeat emergency room visits and extended hospital stays due to improper healing.  Substandard living conditions, inadequate nutrition, extreme weather and no or very limited access to healthcare inevitably leads to serious health conditions.

After medical issues are identified, diagnosed and initially treated, sometimes extended recovery is needed. Shelters and homeless treatment programs are unable to accommodate homeless individuals with serious health conditions such as open wounds, acute medical conditions, those in need of surgery, or recovery from exacerbated chronic conditions.

Key interventions of the Medical Recovery program include:

For more information about the program or to submit a referral, please contact our Nurse Supervisor at