Gio’s Garden is a therapeutic respite center for children ages birth through six years old with special needs. In 2014, Gio’s Garden has provided over 5,350 hours of therapeutic respite care. In 2015 this number grew to over 5,600 hours to more then 59 different children. In the summer of 2014 Gio’s Garden expanded its programming beyond respite care to include individual therapy and group sessions. Not only does Gio’s Garden focus on the care of the child, but also the well being of the whole family.

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“Gio’s Garden has made a huge difference in our lives, our marriage, and our son’s well being. Because of Gio’s Garden we no longer have an excuse not to take time for us as a couple. Our son has made new friends and provides a place where he is “in charge.” Gio’s Garden has provided us with a new family where we are welcomed and people who understand what our lives are like. We are grateful everyday for Gio’s Garden.”