Respite Care

Take the time you need to take care of yourself and your loved ones with caregivers that are in it for the long haul and as invested as you are.

Breaks are good for everyone.

Relationships need space to thrive. At Joshin, we see respite care as a positive thing for both primary caregivers and their loved ones. Finding new routines, rhythms and friendships can help everybody grow and thrive together. Being apart brings us closer together.

We can help you reach your goals.

Being active.

Independent living.

Administering medication.

Homework help.

Respite caregivers for every age and need.

  • Developmental Disabilities
  • Learning Differences
  • Mental Health
  • Neurodivergent
  • Other Health Disabilities
  • Physical Disabilities
  • Senior Care
  • Sensory & Behavioral

Real connections.


Before Joshin we didn’t have reliable childcare. We relied a lot on family for date nights and respite. We now have multiple caregivers who provide support on a regular basis. We mostly use Joshin for date nights with my husband, but I’ve also used Joshin for respite care for myself. Coffee dates, walks, and running errands alone that I knew would be a challenge if my son Charlie was with me. He struggles with elopement and other behaviors in the community. Because of Joshin, I'm able to be a better mom and more patient.


Member since 2019


Joshin is a wonderful way for families to connect with the perfect caregiver. I have been a caregiver on Joshin since they first started and I couldn't be happier. The app is easy to use and I've had some amazing Care Dates! The entire team is very supportive and cares about each family and caregiver they work with. I would highly recommend Joshin!


Caregiver since 2019

Common Questions

What kind of care can I find on Joshin?

We pride ourselves on the diversity of caregiver experience we have on our platform.

Whether you are looking for an elder care companion, support for an adult with developmental disabilities, or a PCA/CNA-trained provider for a child with medical complexities – you’ll find the right fit on Joshin.

Joshin caregivers, sitters, & nannies can provide care for more than one person at a time, as well. Siblings are welcome to be a part of the Care Date! Simply let the caregiver know during the interview or in the Notes section of your Care Date request. You can change your hourly rate and if the sibling will be present anytime.

What are the requirements for caregivers?

Every caregiver on Joshin must:

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Have a High School Diploma or GED
  • Have at least 6 months of disability care experience
  • Pass a background check
  • Pass ID verification

How does Joshin work?

Joshin takes the stress out of finding care by recruiting, screening, and monitoring the caregivers on the platform. All you need to do is create your account, build your Care Plan and start connecting with screened caregivers in your area. As a Joshin member, you can post jobs, send unlimited messages, and schedule care – all in the Joshin app.