• All About Autism Community Resource Night

    All About Autism Community Resource Night

    Stop by and learn about the many agencies, recreational programs and services in the Windsor-Essex Area for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).  Representatives from over 14 local agencies will be available to talk to you about the services they offer and answer your questions.  
  • Individual Education Plans (IEPs) and More

    PRE-REGISTER by Sept. 25, 2014 Windsor Essex Family Network 519-974-1008 *Provide your name & phone number. Cost for those who Pre-register is $5.00 payable at the door. Registrations received after Sept. 25th will be $10.00 payable at the door. Where?Windsor-Essex Family Network 7025 Enterprise Way, Windsor - Room ‘A’ (Located across from “The ‘Brick” furniture store) Look for the...
  • Passport Mentoring

    Passport Mentoring Program

    The Passport Mentoring Initiative is an opportunity for students who have an intellectual disability to explore ideas for their future after high school. Students between the ages of 14 to 21 can learn more about their area of interest or be introduced to members of their community who have similar interests.

Our Mission

We are a Windsor-Essex community organization that works with families caring for children under the age of eighteen who have intellectual, physical and mental health disabilities. We facilitate the provision of respite services that contribute to:

  • The sustaining and enriching of a family's quality of life.
  • Seek the fullest participation of the child in the community.
Laurie Tiegs - Honoured Respite Provider

Laurie Tiegs - Honoured Respite Provider

Respite Provider since- 2010 My daughter had provided respite for the family I work with for two years and she moved out of town to begin her teaching career. I had come to know the child and he had come to know us. He was comfortable in our home and loved our dogs. I didn’t want to say goodbye so I offered to continue in her place and the family agreed. 1.  How did you get interested working...
Merissa Pillon - Honoured Respite Provider

Merissa Pillon - Honoured Respite Provider

Respite Provider since- 2007 Field of Study: Educational Assistant at St Clair College 1.  How did you get interested working with kids? I have always wanted to work with children from a young age. Through a mix up at the college I was placed in the wrong program and was exposed to the world of special needs so I stayed in the program and have made a career out of helping kids who need me and...


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