Embracing Abilities:
Join us in creating a World of Inclusion and Empowerment!

We strive to be a source of respite and support for caregivers while offering meaningful experiences and opportunities for individuals with disabilities to thrive.

Empowering Those Who Care

Caring for Caregivers

Welcome to the Caring for Caregivers, dedicated to celebrating the unsung heroes in our lives – caregivers. Join us as we come together to honor, support, and empower those who devote themselves to caring for others, especially individuals with special needs.

Caring for Caregivers Flyer

Caring for Caregivers

10am to 1:30pm

Singing Hills Recreation Center
6805 Patrol Way
Dallas, TX 75241


  • Deborah Littlejohn Spencer
  • Adam McGough, CEO of Lone Star Resolutions
  • Dr. Charles Morris, Senior Vice Provost, Academic Services Dallas College
  • Shelby Sanders-Alvarez, Advocacy for Children with Disabilities
  • Dr. Steve Carter The Health Benefits of being a Caregivers

​We are dedicated to providing exceptional services and support to individuals with a wide range of abilities

Our organization is committed to ensuring the satisfaction of each client by offering a safe and welcoming home environment, relief for caregivers, therapeutic scheduled activities, nutritional meals, and opportunities for socialization. Founded by Janet McClanahan, our CEO, Weekend At Ricky’s is driven by a passion for enhancing the lives of individuals with disabilities.

Our Mission

Our mission is to empower and enrich the lives of individuals with disabilities by creating a nurturing and inclusive environment that promotes independence, social interaction, and personal growth. We strive to be a source of respite and support for caregivers while offering meaningful experiences and opportunities for individuals with disabilities to thrive.

Supporting Caregivers: Acknowledging Their Essential Role

Empowering Caregivers: Providing Resources and Guidance

At Weekend at Ricky’s, we value and support caregivers who provide dedicated assistance and support to their loved ones. We recognize their sacrifices and commitment, and we are dedicated to providing comprehensive support to help alleviate their challenges.

Respite Care: A Break to Recharge and Rejuvenate

We empower caregivers through our respite care services, acknowledging the physical and emotional demands of caregiving. Our program offers caregivers a valuable break to recharge and rejuvenate while our trained professionals ensure their loved ones receive excellent care. This respite period allows caregivers to focus on self-care, personal appointments, hobbies, or simply rest. We understand the importance of caregivers’ well-being and provide them with the support they need to maintain their own health and happiness.

Education and Support: Equipping Caregivers with Knowledge and Community

We support caregivers through education, resources, and community. Our workshops, seminars, and materials provide valuable insights, practical tips, and coping strategies. Through support groups, caregivers connect, share experiences, and find solace in knowing they are not alone. We are committed to being a trusted source of guidance and a supportive network as caregivers navigate the challenges and joys of their role. At Weekend at Ricky’s, we equip caregivers with knowledge and create a community where they can find support and understanding.

​We recognize the vital role that caregivers play in providing assistance and support to their loved ones and aim to alleviate the challenges they face.

— Janet McClanahan