• Family Engagment

    Families invited to be on Working Groups with Children’s Mental Health providers in Windsor Essex!

    Families invited to be on Working Groups with Children’s Mental Health providers in Windsor Essex! WHAT IS FAMILY ENGAGEMENT? Family Engagement is an active partnership between families and service providers. Engaging families as partners in service delivery is important because research shows that family involvement in treatment and planning can contribute to positive mental health outcomes...
  • Serve-Ability

    Accessibility Standards for Customer Services

    Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act: Mandatory training regarding customer service. Here are the main sections of this training information that is being provided for you.  This is taken from : http://curriculum.org/sae-en/index.php an interactive training course on the AODA.  You can visit that site on line to participate in that training.  This training gives you information...
  • Parents of children age 4-11 with Autism Survey

    Parents of children age 4-11 with Autism share your opinions about family quality of life in an online survey.

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.

What would you do with $5,000.00 to spend at Bluewater Pools and Spa?

Here is your chance at winning an above ground pool, hot tub, patio set or indoor/outdoor décor! $5.00/ticket or 3/$10, all proceeds from this raffle benefit children with disabilities in our community. Get your raffle tickets at Bluewater Pools, Family Respite or you can e-mail us a money transfer ldiesbourg@familyrespite.org If you are interested in selling raffle books, please let us know as...


In the event of a postal service stoppage, FRS will be keeping any cheques for families at our front desk for pickup.  We will be open until 6 p.m. on Wednesday nights for the duration of the strike.  If you are concerned about receiving a cheque or other information from FRS please call the office.  Timesheets can be faxed in or left in our mailbox.




Pathway to Potential

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