What we offer:
We provide subsidized respite in a home-like setting with qualified, trained staff for overnight stays on weekends and stays for up to a week during the summer months of July and August.
We also have opportunities for weekday respite at full cost at the same location.
We maintain a maximum of 1:2 staffing ratio in respite and each respite participant has their own bedroom with a shared washroom.
Who is eligible for services:
Adults 18 years of age or older with a developmental disability who live with a caregiver. This service is available to residents of Woolwich, Wellesley, Mapleton Townships and Waterloo Region.
How to sign up for respite with us:
Subsidized respite referrals are made through Developmental Services Ontario (DSO). If you are interested in this respite contact:
Developmental Services Ontario
1-888-941-1121 or https://www.dsontario.ca/agencies/dso-central-west
Full cost respite during the week (Monday-Friday) is organized directly with Elmira District Community Living by contacting.
Lisa Reitzel, Manager Respite Services
519-669-3173 ex. 224 or email@example.com
Respite is an opportunity for people to have a break, broaden their social circle, experience life away from home and enjoy community activities. Respite services available in the region can also be found on http://www.respiteservices.com