2021 Respite Dates
February 5 – 7
February 19 – 21
March 12 – 14
March 26 – 28
April 9 – 11
May 14 – 16 | FULL
September 24 – 26 | FULL
October 8 – 10 | FULL
October 22 – 24 | FULL
November 5 – 7
November 12 – 14
December 3 – 5
December 10 – 12

 

2021 Respite Application


Through our Respite Program, Cradle Beach provides a reprieve to parents, caretakers, and guardians from the daily tasks associated with caring for a loved one who needs special attention. Each year Cradle Beach offers respites in the spring and fall season.

Our individual-to-counselor ratio of less than two-to-one enables our staff to serve a variety of people with special needs. All Respite Program staff are fully trained, background checked, and fingerprinted, as well as experienced, skilled, and trained in working with individuals with disabilities. Their warmth and spirit assure a safe, fun weekend for all. The Respite Program improves socialization skills to increase confidence and independence in the individuals we serve.

Respite attendees arrive at Camp on Friday by 7:00 p.m. and depart on Sunday between 2:00 and 3:00 p.m. and are driven to and from camp by their families.

Individuals who attend Respite enjoy a weekend filled with:

  • arts & crafts
  • culinary arts
  • music & dance
  • movie nights
  • campfires
  • therapy dog visits

The program is a relaxed combination of indoor and outdoor activities providing a general good time for all.

To qualify for Cradle Beach Respite, applicants must:

  • Be 8 years old or older
  • Live at home with family – not in a group home or other situation.
  • Live in one of the seven counties of Western New York (Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Genesee, Niagara, or Orleans County.)
  • Be enrolled into the NYS Home & Community Based Waiver System and have a documented developmental disability.

Virtual Meat Raffle to Benefit Cradle Beach

Date: Thursday, March 11th, 2021
Time: Facebook Live Drawing at 6:30PM

Our Virtual Meat Raffle is back and better than ever! This virtual event will feature ten raffle rounds and a grand finale round! Each package features fresh and quality meats from A&C Meat Co. Winners do not need to be present on Facebook Live to win. All winners will be contacted after the event to arrange a pick up date and time.

*Some items subject to change*

Entries purchased are good for every round:

1 entry per round- $10
2 entries per round- $15
5 entries per round- $35
10 entries per round -$50

Entries purchased will also be good for gift basket and gift certificate drawings in between rounds!!

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Cradle Beach is a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Organization
Cradle Beach Provides Services All Year-Round
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