• International Short Break Conference 2014

    The International Short Break Conference 2014 is a great opportunity for all who are interested in offering help for people with disabilities or ongoing disabling conditions. The Conference focus is always on inclusion.
    International Short Break Conference 2014
  • Transition Planning Windsor Essex

    A new website has also been created to provide information and resources for families in Windsor and Essex County.
    Transition Planning Windsor Essex
  • Honoured Respite Providers

    FRS is proud to recognize respite providers in our community.
    Honoured Respite Providers
  • All About Autism Workshop Planning

    Survey to provide feedback regarding All About Autism workshops for Windsor-Essex

    All about Autism is a parent led initiative in our community.  Several community agencies, including Family Respite Services participate on the committee that organizes workshops for families with a variety of topics related to autism.  The workshops are held on a monthly basis, usually at Autism Services Inc. on Curry Ave.,  from September through June.  The topics include explaining autism to...
  • 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...

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.
Kayla Prieur - Honoured Respite Provider

Kayla Prieur - Honoured Respite Provider

Respite Provider since- 2008Field of Study: Masters of Education 1.  How did you get interested working with kids? I have always had a special place in my heart for children. I started working with children at a very young age because I was one of the oldest cousins in my family. Having a family member with intellectual and physical disabilities has truly opened up my eyes to what I could be...
Danielle Danneburg - Honoured Respite Provider

Danielle Danneburg - Honoured Respite Provider

Respite Provider since- 2008Field of Study: Child & Youth Worker- St. Clair College 2008-2011                         Autism & Behavioral Science- St. Clair College 2011-2012                         Honors in Developmental Psychology- University of Windsor- 2012- present 1.  How did you get interested working with kids? For as long as I can remember, I have been interested in working...

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