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Chiara Home Inc.

Last Update:6/5/2018
Contact:Sister Gretchen Clark
Address:1425 Clayton Drive
South Bend, IN 46614
County:St. Joseph
Phone:(574) 287-5435
Toll Free:
Fax:(574) 291-1555

Dedicated to the spirit of St. Clare of Assisi who is known for her care of the outcast by providing both food and hospitality; Chiara Home desires to provide this same care to those among us who have been identified as having a developmental difference or special need.

Chiara Home strives to undertake those activities which will promote both a gentle and home atmosphere so that all persons In our care may experience a place of rest and a time of total acceptance.

Program Description

Chiara Home Respite Care provides out of home respite care over a brief period of time for people of all ages who have been diagnosed with a developmental disability and or a mental disorder. Care is available 24 hours a day. Temporary care from one hour to two weeks is available with the guest returning to home. Transitional placement is not available.

An appointment is necessary to make an application. Chiara Home and the family may agree upon a different amount for service prior to respite care being provided.


The fee for service varies, with a sliding scale available. Cost of care: $6.50 per hour for 6 hours; $40.00 for 7-10 Hours; $60.00 for 10-24 hours

Counties Serviced
St. Joseph
7172 Graham Road, Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46250 E-Mail:

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