• Thanks to Andrew Banar for treating the youth at the Our Time program to a day of making gingerbread houses.  What a great day!

    Our Time Program with Andrew Banar

    The kids had a fantastic day at the Our Time with a special visit from Andrew Banner from “Group Hug Apparel”.  Andrew and his mother Karen generously donated Gingerbread Houses to the children to decorate and brought a large stuffed animal for each child from Andrew’s “Helping Sick Kids” Teddy Bear Campaign.  Andrew and Karen helped the kids make their creations and also joined us for a swim! ...
  • Rosanna Perissinotti - Honoured Respite Provider

    Rosanna Perissinotti - Honoured Respite Provider

    Respite Provider since: February 2013 Field of Study:  if applicable: Obtained my Educational Assistance diploma through St. Clair College and currently pursing my honors degree in Social Work at the University of Windsor. 1.  How did you get interested working with kids? I began building my interest in working with kids when I attended St. Clair College for what was formally known as the...
  • Participants for Research Study

    Parents needed for research study on personal growth of parents of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD)

    Are you the parent of a child who has been diagnosed with autism? We are investigating the coping strategies used by parents and the personal growth experiences they have in raising children with ASD. ELIGIBILITY FOR STUDY: Biological or step-mothers and -fathers Raising children who have been clinically diagnosed with Autism PARTICIPANTS WILL BE ASKED TO: Complete a screening questionnaire...

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.
Christmas Campaign Challenge UNSELFIE

Are you going to do the “UNSELFIE” challenge?

UN.SEL.FIE. CHALLENGE 1. Instead of taking a selfie, get creative by taking a picture of your hands and/or feet, because Family Respite Services needs your helping hand…put your best foot forward! 2. Take an unselfie (picture of hands and/or feet) while holding a sign telling us why you are donating to Family Respite Services. 3. Now that you have a selfless selfie tag it on Facebook,...
Michelle Barry - Honoured Respite Provider

Michelle Barry - Honoured Respite Provider

Respite Provider since? October 8, 2014, 1.  How did you get interested working with kids? I have been a respite worker for ten year and have completed the Respite worker training course as well as the Workplace health and safety course. 2.  What has been your greatest achievement while supporting a child (ren)? I started working for a close friend to help her out through Windsor Family...


 Pathway to PotentialRespiteServices.com

Ontario Ministry of Community and Social Services  Riley's Rooms

Toggle collapsible region