News & Events

Next LRW Coalition Meeting

The next meeting will occur by phone, Zoom online, or in person at DSHS/ALTSA in Lacey, Tuesday, January 29, 2019, 10-11:30 AM. Yes! I want to register!

To be connected on our email list for announcements such as our next respite coalition meeting, email Linda Porter,

LRW Tides of Change Summit

Respite partners, service providers, and advocates came together on June 18, 2018, for a full day of information sharing about respite across the lifespan and Washington’s respite vision in Tumwater,WA.  A total of 53 attended this interactive day to share, discuss, network and strengthen WA’s respite programs. To see our partners in action, view the Summit Summary in the October  2018, ARCH Quick News, about halfway down the page. The Summit resulted in a list of ideas that received high scores for thinking into the future: Lifespan Respite Program Ideas_Summit 2018.

2018 National Lifespan Respite Conference “Illuminate Respite”

Will be held in Buffalo, New York.  The New York State Caregiving and Respite Coalition will join ARCH in hosting this event.  The conference will be held April 30 – May 2, 2019.  For more information: