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Respite Services

Assisted Living Southwestern Ontario

  • In-Home Respite Care Services: This service provides caregivers' temporary relief from the physical and mental demands associated with care of an adult with physical disabilities. Individuals 16 years of age and older are eligible and must be able to self-direct their own care.
  • In-Home Attendant Services: Attendant care provides non-medical services in home between 6 a.m. and midnight for adults with a physical condition that requires homemaking services and assistance with tasks of daily living. The individual must be able to self-direct their own care.
3141 Sandwich Street, Windsor, ON N9C 1A7
Phone: 519-969-8188 | Fax: 519-969-0390
Autism Services Incorporated of Windsor and Essex County
Offers summer school/camps, holiday programs and education and information for persons with autism or pervasive developmental disorder and their families. Also provides an Autism resource lending library.
3600 Curry Avenue, Windsor, ON N9E 2T6
Phone: 519-966-7283

Community Living Essex County
Offers flexible and family directed in-home respite care and summer support for families of children with an intellectual disability between the ages of 13-64.
372 Talbot Street North, Essex, ON N8M 2W4
Phone: 519-776-6483 | Fax 519-776-6972

Community Living Windsor
Assist individuals who have an intellectual disability and/or families who are eligible for Special Services At Home with all aspects of their contracts.
7025 Enterprise Way, Windsor, ON
Phone: 519-974-4221

Enhanced Respite - Community Care Assess Centre
Provides funding for respite services for children with complex medical and/or physical needs and are technologically dependent.
5415 Tecumseh Road East, 2nd Floor, Windsor, ON N8T 1C5
Phone: 519-258-8211 or 310-2222

Family Respite Services Windsor-Essex
Provides respite services to families with children between infancy and 18 years, who have developmental, physical and/or behavioural challenges. Includes an in-home worker and/or out of home respite services.
3295 Quality Way, Windsor, ON N8T 3R9
Phone: 519-972-9688

Family Respite Services, Respite Residence: Weekend with Friends
WWF is a respite care program designed to offer short term relief to parents of children with developmental challenges and/or disabilities, who are between the ages of 8 - 18. The program offers structured quality care in a fun and supporting environment with a high ratio of trained counsellors.
4360 Howard Avenue, Windsor, ON N9G 1P4
Phone: 519-250-8782
Ministry of Children and Youth Services: Enhanced Respite Funding
See the Financial Assistance section on this website for more details on the Enhance Respite Program.
Ministry of Children and Youth Services: Special Services At Home Funding
See the Financial Assistance section on this website for more details on the SSAH Program.
Parents of Technologically Dependent Kids of Ontario: Kids Country Club
The Kids Country Club is a wheelchair accessible respite home in London. This program provides a weekend away from home with social and recreational events for eligible children from birth to 18 years of age, who are technologically dependent and/or medically fragile. The physical and medical needs of all participants are met by professional staff, including Registered Nurses, Registered Practical Nurses, and Developmental Service Workers.
87 Chestnut Hill, London, ON N6K 4J7
Phone: 519-473-1598 or 1-877-550-5613 (Toll Free)

Special Services At Home
This program is funded by The Ministry of Children and Youth Services and administered by the agencies below. It provides funding for respite services to families of children with special needs. Contact Family Respite, Community Living Windsor or Community Living Essex County to apply by using the above listed contact information.

Information About Community Resources

As a community partner, JMCC is pleased to provide information on this website about community resources which may be of interest to clients and their families. Availability does not mean that we have reviewed them or constitute an endorsement by us. JMCC does not assume any responsibility whatsoever for such resouces. Read More.

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