• ISBA 2014

    The International Short Break Association Conference

    The International Short Break Association conference was held in Germany September 9-11.  Representatives from twenty two countries attended to focus on the discussion of how to promote an inclusive approach to supporting persons with disabilities, especially related to short break (respite) services, mentoring countries that are hoping to encourage the development of supports for families in...
  • Riley's Rooms - $10,000 Bedroom Giveaway

    Riley's Rooms Benefit for Windsor Family Respite Services. Sponsored by Blackburn Radio Mix96.7 and Vista Print. Video by Riggi Media International and Gene Schilling.
  • All About Autism

    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.  

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.
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.
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...


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