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Respite Services

The Respite Bed Service provides emergency housing for individuals who meet the Division's admission criteria. This Program provides an organized alternative to hospitalization, by offering support, encouragement and assistance to individuals to enhance their participation in the community.

The Respite Bed Services is provided in either Lockport or Niagara Falls depending on the clients needs, anticipated length of stay, and community of choice.The following have been determined as reason for respite stay:

  • Hospital admission diversion
  • Transitional housing
  • Symptom Management
  • Temporary time out

The CMI Respite Bed Service provides:

  • Private/semi-private room with full bath
  • 3 meals per day
  • 24 hour staffing
  • Medication monitoring
  • Transportation to and from appointments
  • Linkages
  • Peer counseling

The Respite Bed Program services the seriously and persistent mentally ill adult, at least 18 years of age.

To make a referral and for more information and assistance, contact the Respite Bed Department by calling (716) 285-3403.

1570 Buffalo Avenue
Niagara Falls, NY 14303
(716) 285-3403
Fax (716) 285-3529


By The Numbers...

In 2016, Community Missions provided:

11,104 nights of shelter

89,366 meals

6,744 individuals with clothing

2,295 care days in Youth Services

46,888 care days in Recovery Services

73,994 care days in Housing Services

182 opportunities for Faith Development

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