Breaking through barriers for workers
who have children with special needs

Resources

Respiteservices.com

respitWebsite provides respite options listings and contact information for central, east, north, west and York regions.

Services include:

1. Access Facilitators to help identify a family's respite needs and to provide short-term co-ordination to overcome barriers to receiving respite services.

2. Classified ads for families and workers for the CHAP program (Community Helpers for Active Participation)

Of special interest:
During the next three years, Respiteservices.com will be expanding so that families across Ontario will be able to find local respite support services online.

Resource Details:
Topic Area: Work Life Balance
Type: Website
Source/Organization: Geneva Centre for Autism
Geographic Focus: Toronto (but concept of interest to others)
Language: English only
Purpose: To coordinate a network of agencies and organizations providing respite services to individuals with all kinds of disabilities and their families in Toronto.
Date reviewed: January 2013
Website: http://www.respiteservices.com