The Parachute House 

The Parachute House will be a peer-run short-term respite house for individuals in need of support. Guests may use the program as a safe place to recharge and reset themselves. The house will serve a maximum of five guests.  It is open and free to all adult residents of Milwaukee County who wants support to aid in them in life’s challenges by participating in wellness and learning new wellness strategies. Guests who attend will participate in wellness activities such as gardening, tai chi, meditation, relaxation, art therapy, wellness education, groups, one-on-one and other wellness activities.  Staff will also connect guest to other community-based wellness resources.

The Respite is scheduled to open in 2019.