Respite Care Providers’ Network

RCPN is the preeminent national voice for those who are simply too ill to languish in the streets. We support the development of new and existing medical respite programs through education, client advocacy, networking and research. In addition to hosting an annual conference and other training events, we provide comprehensive respite resources and information.

The mission of the Respite Care Providers’ Network is to improve the health status of individuals who are homeless by supporting programs that provide medical respite and related services.

Join the Respite Care Providers’ Network

The Respite Care Providers’ Network operates as a Standing Committee of the National Health Care for the Homeless Council. We invite your participation at the following levels:

  1. Join the Respite Care Providers’ Network by becoming an Individual Member of the National Health Care for the Homeless Council.  On the Individual Membership Application form, simply choose the RCPN membership option, and elect to receive Respite News.
  2. List your program in the Medical Respite Program Directory. Contact Sabrina Edgington at sedgington@nhchc.org for more information.
  3. Become an Organizational Member of the National Health Care for the Homeless Council.

 

2013-2014 RCPN Steering Committee (effective July 1, 2013)

Chauna Brocht, LCSW-C
Coordinator of Special Initiatives
Health Care for the Homeless, Inc.
Baltimore, MD

Edward Dwyer-O’Connor BS, RN
Manager of Downtown Programs
Harborview Medical Center
Seattle, WA

Jessie M. Gaeta, MD
Medical Director
Barbara McInnis House, Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program
Boston, MA

Nic Granum, MPA, EMT-B
Interdisciplinary Community Care Team Project Director
Central City Concern Recuperative Care Program
Portland, OR

Paul Gregerson, MD
Chief Medical Officer
John Wesley Community Health Institute, Inc.
Los Angeles, CA

Joanne Guarino
Consumer representative
Boston, MA

Kevin Hamilton, BS, RRT, RCP
Chief Program Officer
Clinica Sierra Vista
Fresno, CA

Rhonda Hauff, MA
Chief Operating Officer & Deputy Chief Executive Director
Yakima Neighborhood Health Services
Yakima, WA

Brooks Ann McKinney, MSW
Director of Medical Respite and Safety Net Provider Relations
Mission Health and Hospitals
Asheville, NC

Mary Beth Meyer, BS, BA
Executive Director
Center for Respite Care
Cincinnati, OH

Alice Moughamian, RN, CNS
Nurse Manager
San Francisco Medical Respite Program
San Francisco, CA

Jennifer Nelson-Seals, MSHRM
Executive Director
Interfaith House
Chicago, IL

Adele O’Sullivan, MD
Medical Director & President
Circle the City
Phoenix, AZ

Dawn Petroskas, RN, PhD
Health Services Manager
Catholic Charities
Saint Paul, MN