Children's Out of Home Respite Care

Programs that provide a brief period of rest or relief for parents, grandparents, guardians, family members who are regular caregivers for dependent children by offering temporary or intermittent care for the child in a community setting/facility.

 

Services

Offers a respite program for young parents age 24 and younger. Children ages 6 weeks to 6 years can be dropped off while the parents run errands, attend appointments etc.

Location of Hamilton and District Extend-A-Family, a registered charity in Hamilton that provides social opportunities and friendships to children with special needs while providing respite to their families.

A registered charity in Hamilton that provides social opportunities and friendships to children with special needs while providing respite to their families.

Willowbridge Community Services offers developmental services. Including:

  • Community Integration Services
  • Respite and Passport Services
  • Behaviour Supports

The Forest Program serves youth ages 10 to 18 with a dual diagnosis and is part of the service array available through the Guiding Partnerships and Solutions (GPS) Program.

Respite program for parents  ages 25 and younger with children ages 2 to 18 months. Provides single day child care as well as all snacks and lunches in consultation with the child's parents or guardians. Parents are responsible for providing breastmilk and/or formula. 

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