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Treatment Centers — Key Center partners — Thank you!

As we head into the second half of 2023, we continue to pay tribute to organizations that have been part of the Center for Respite Care for 20 years. Many of our clients come to us with mental health and substance use disorder (SUD) challenges. It is a big thanks to...

Tune in on September 14 at 7pm EST

In two weeks, our annual Transformation Awards will officially drop at 7 p.m. EST. It will continue to be available for weeks ahead at After many years as an in-person event, the experience of the COVID pandemic has led the awards...

Thank you Channel 12 and Liz Bonis

As we close in on 20 years, we thank the people and organizations that contribute to our success. Our success means that we can care for more people and positively impact more lives. Thank you to Channel 12 and Liz Bonis. For nearly a decade, WKRC TV 12 has been our...

We Honor New Life Furniture Bank – Transformation Award honoree

We pay tribute to New Life Furniture Bank – who has become well known in the region for the stellar work that they provide to our community. New Life Furniture Bank was founded in 2006 by Holly Young, Tim Nabors, and volunteers from Milford First United Methodist...

Congratulations to St. Francis Seraph Ministries

St. Francis Seraph Ministries (SFSM) is co-located with The Center for Respite Care in the Saint Anthony Center (SAC.) As such, we work together to serve people experiencing homelessness. We also have a front-row seat to the care that they provide for our most...

Center honors Santa Maria

The Center is pleased to name Santa Maria as one of our 2023 honorees. In the weeks ahead, we look forward to working with Liz Bonis and Channel 12 to promote our event and honorees. The virtual annual event is our only fundraiser and creates awareness about...

Dr Bob — Congrats and thank you for your service

It could be said that the Center is here because of the vision of Dr. Bob Donovan. As one of our founders and our chief of medical operations, he is core to our mission. While we provide individuals with a return to stable housing, social service support, and...

Thank you, faith-based communities

The Center for Respite Care is grateful to the faith-based community for its commitment to social justice, health, and healing. This unwavering generosity has extended to the Center for decades and gives hope and compassion to our clients. These ongoing relationships...

Announcing the Transformation Awards 2023 Honorees

Media Contact: Jennifer Mooney 513 550 3808 The Center for Respite Care has set Transformation Awards 2023 to drop virtually on September 14, 2023.  After many years as an in-person event, the experience of the COVID pandemic has led the awards...

Center officially celebrates 20 years

On Sunday, April 23rd a core group of Center supporters officially celebrated The Center for Respite Care turning 20. We are spending this year paying tribute and remembering people and organizations who have contributed to our success. These have included hospitals,...

Celebrating 20 years of partnering with area hospitals

The Center for Respite Care, founded 20 years, ago receives clients from a variety of sources. A primary source is area hospitals. This means that when hospitals discharge people — who have nowhere else to go and need to continue to heal — the Center becomes their...

Transitional programs make stable living possible

The Center for Respite Care provides a safe place for our clients to heal, regain health and re-establish independent living. However, many folks confront ongoing challenges — area transitional housing programs can be a critical part of their journey. Transitional...

Thank you for the epic meals

As the Center nears its 20th anniversary, we continue to recognize those who have contributed to our success. The Center relies upon volunteers who work tirelessly and give time and resources to our clients. This is especially true when it comes to providing meals for...

Laurie Nelson named TOPS in recovery

Movers and Makers named a few local leaders as tops in addiction treatment and recovery. Number one was our own Laurel Nelson. Laurel has been our CEO for over eight years. She led our transition to the Saint Anthony Center (SAC.). She also ensured that we were/are...

Center For Respite Care Turns 20 and Honors 20

2023 is about our partners The Center for Respite Care turns 20 in 2023. It is the region’s only organization that cares for people experiencing homelessness — once they are released from the hospital. Importantly, the Center team worked tirelessly through the...

Happy New Year — WOW, 20 YEARS!

Happy New Year! 2023 marks 20 years of service for the Center for Respite Care! The Center for Respite Care came into existence through the energies of several local medical and social service professionals who were daily made aware of the lack of options for a person...

Buddy Gaines Personifies Grace

Buddy Gaines has every reason to complain. Yet he is grateful. Grateful to the people who have helped him and grateful to The Center for Respite Care. His mission is simple — to say thanks and to offer a hand to others. Though his speech is challenged — due to throat...

Center for Respite Care Provides Caring and Hope for the Holidays

With the holiday season upon us and the cold temperatures underway — life is even more difficult for people experiencing homelessness. The Center for Respite Care (located in the Saint Anthony Center in Over-the-Rhine) provides a place for adults to heal who have been...

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