Respite Enrichment Club (REC)

The Grow Respite Enrichment Club (REC)

The Grow’s Respite Enrichment Club (REC) has been meticulously crafted to enhance community access, foster social connections, and foster independence beyond the traditional Grow schedule. We aim to cultivate an empowering environment where individuals can actively engage in society through tailored and stimulating activities. With diverse options, including creative arts workshops, technology education sessions, and indoor/outdoor adventure groups, participants can acquire new skills and interests and cultivate a deeper sense of community engagement.

 Open to ALL members of Grow

Admission/Inclusion Criteria (for ages 22 and above):

  • A need for meaningful community engagement/developing skills to allow for meaningful community engagement.
  • Independent while in the community.
  • Toileting independently.
  • Ability to follow basic directions/instructions.
  • Not a flight risk.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Safety/Behavior Concerns (e.g., aggression, self-injury, property destruction, elopement, stealing).
  • Individuals who exhibit sexually inappropriate behavior (e.g., disrobing, elopement, stealing).
  • Individuals who require 1:1 staffing ratios.
  • Individuals with significant toileting concerns (as defined by program staff).
  • Individuals with significant medical needs (e.g., seizures that are not medically managed, PRN meds, Pica, non-self-managed diabetes).
  • Individuals with significant feeding issues or restrictive diets.
  • Individuals who require medical support for administering medications.

Note: Individuals will be considered if they can self-administer or have caregivers/GH staff that agree to come to the event to distribute meds.


Availability is limited, so please sign up as soon as possible.