Our Mission
A gift of time and caring support to adults with persistent healh needs and their families


  • Dignity and worth of all individuals

  • Respect for the caregiving family

  • Hope, compassion and the integrity of others

  • Belief in the interfaith component and its strength

  • Unique worth of each volunteer

  • Respect for the diversity of people and their gifts

  • Giving of oneself

Our Services

We provide persons and family caregivers with a trained volunteer for regularly scheduled weekly visits with one-on-one time, giving family caregivers a well deserved break. Respite Volunteers help the elderly living alone and persons with disabilities to remain living safely in their home for as long as possible. Click on More for our brochure.

Giving Tuesday

What is GivingTuesday?
Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (November 29), GivingTuesday inspires community members to give back to the causes and issues that matter to them. Fueled by social media, this massive wave of giving and collaboration demonstrates how much power we have to create change. Click on "Support Us" to give to this fundraiser.

Contact Us

There are plenty of ways you can help out. One of the most impactful ways is by committing to be a Respite Volunteer of Shiawassee member. Make a 

contribution today and join our valued group of charitable givers. Contact us to learn more about what we do and how your donation will help. Click on the More button to email us or call 989-725-1127.


While Respite Volunteers of Shiawassee is here to give "A gift of time and caring support to adults with persistent health needs and their families," there may be other resources available. Please feel free to call us at 989-725-1127 and get more information in addition to exploring what is out there by clicking the More button below.