Crisis Hotline: 1-800-841-1255    |    Appointments or Services: 1-844-309-6385

Children Crisis Respite

Contract Position

Children Crisis Respite

Description of Service

Services are provided within a provider’s home to youth below the age of 18 who are experiencing a crisis, and the child or caregivers are in need of temporarily relief from their care. The intent of the service is to encourage stabilization in the natural living environment, and prevent admission to out-of-home institutions, such as hospitals, residential treatment centers, and juvenile detention.  These youths are diagnosed with a behavioral health and/or intellectual developmental disability or related condition.

Rate of Payment

$100 per day regardless of length of stay

Areas to be Served

Bastrop County, Burnet County, Caldwell County, Fayette County, Lee County, Williamson County


At least 21 years of age.
All home occupants are able to pass all criminal background checks and screenings.
Valid Texas Driver’s License or ID.
Previous experience working with individuals diagnosed with a behavioral health or intellectual developmental disability.
Able to complete all required trainings to contract with the Children’s Crisis Respite program.
Able to satisfy home inspection and fire inspection requirements.
Home liability insurance.

To Apply: If you are interested in applying for a contract with Bluebonnet Trails Community Services, please email and include position you are applying for.

1009 North Georgetown Street
Round Rock, Texas 78664

For Appointments or Information:

24-Hour Crisis Hotline:

Bluebonnet Trails Community Services as a recipient of Federal Transit Administration (FTA) grant dollars either directly from FTA or through the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), will comply with the Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. 2000d), the U.S. Department of Transportation implementing regulations, FTA Circular 4702.lB, and TxDOT PTN requirements as specified in Master Grant Agreement, and State Management Plan. Our Title VI Plan can be viewed here: Title VI Plan 2023-2026

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