Agencies with

Respite Services

Wellington Respite Chart 2010

Download: Wellington Respite Chart 2010 [PDF]

Central West Specialized Developmental Services (CWSDS)

Services include:

  • Residential programs on-site at their Oakville location and off-site at their four community homes
  • Non-emergency respite care for up to a week at a time at their Oakville location
  • Education, treatment planning, interpretation, and support for families of individuals with a dual diagnosis through a regional Dual Diagnosis Clinical service
  • Central West Region Passport Initiative for individuals who have completed school and are seeking support for participation in the community
  • Videoconferencing for training, education and clinical conferences
  • Case management support through the Dual Diagnosis and Justice Specialist


Website:
www.cwsds.ca

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Christian Horizons

Services in the Guelph-Wellington area include (may be subject to a fee):

  • FamilyHome Services, which offers the opportunity for people to receive residential/respite support through sharing life with an approved and supported associate family
  • Two regional group living residential programs
  • Assisted vacations and camp programs at the Christian Horizons retreat centre in Paisley and a variety of other locations across Ontario


Website:
www.christian-horizons.org

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Child and Parent Resource Institute (CPRI)

Services include:

  • Assessment, treatment, consultation, education & research for eligible children and youth with Attachment Disorder/Disturbance, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, Intermittent Explosive Disorder, Selective Mutism, sexual behaviours, and various emotional disorders, among others
  • Outpatient services, scheduled appointments at CPRI offices & short-term residential services


Website:
http://www.cpri.ca/families/

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The Darling Home For Kids

Services include:

  • Respite care & day camp programs for MFTD children aged 0-18
  • Therapeutic programs, including pet therapy, hydrotherapy, recreation therapy, music therapy, snoezelen, and a program for the siblings of MFTD children
  • Parent education on topics like Pain and Symptom Management, G-tube Troubleshooting, Body Alignment and Range of Motion, Alternative Therapies & Community Resources


Website:
www.darlinghomeforkids.ca

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Hopewell Children’s Homes

Services include:

  • Residential respite for periods ranging from 1 day to 1 month
  • Respite support for children and adults
  • Access to specialized behavioural supports through Trellis Mental Health & Development Services
  • A nurturing and supportive living environment adapted to individual needs
  • Free play & instructor-led programs and services for individuals of all ages
  • Camps for holidays, PD days, March Break, and summer vacation
  • Special events including teen dances & family days
  • Specialized adapted equipment for sensory play & gross motor/fine motor play


Website:
www.hopewellchildrenshomes.org

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Kerry’s Place Autism Services

Services include:

  • Support and consultation for individuals with autism and their families, including behaviour management, family resource days, workshops & parent counselling


Website:
www.kerrysplace.com

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Kids Country Club

Services include:

  • Respite care providing a safe, secure, stimulating and fun out-of-home experience, complete with health care professionals, but without the hospital or institutional setting


Website:
www.ptdc.on.ca

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Canadian Mental Health Association Waterloo Wellington

Services include:

  • Assessment, treatment & education for children, adults & seniors
  • Support, advocacy & education for family members
  • Coaching, consultation, advocacy & education for children & teens
  • Assistance with funding & access to respite services
  • Support for children who are MFTD (medically fragile & technologically dependent)


Website:
http://cmhaww.ca/

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