• 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...
  • Rotary Club of Windsor (1918)

    Rotary Club of Windsor (1918) $4,600 Donation!

    FRS is excited to announce that we will receive $4,600.00 from the Rotary Club of Windsor (1918) for furniture for Spago Home! We will purchase a Rocker Chair, Recliner Chair, Play Matts, Bean Bag Chairs and a Jumbo Flip Chair! This furniture will ensure that children with developmental and/or physical disabilities are comfortable while they are at Spago.  This furniture promotes safety 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.
Canada Helps!

Canada Helps! Please Donate to Family Respite Services.

FAMILY RESPITE SERVICES (WINDSOR-ESSEX) Our Current Campaign Goal: $15,000 By March 31, 2015! Help us to raise $15,000 by March 31, 2015.  This will fund a summer day camp, providing support, fun and friendship for children with disabilities in Windsor/Essex County.
Conscious Care

Conscious Care and Support: A Day of Learning

Meet Peter Marks: facilitator, author, faculty at the University of Toronto. He is the CEO and founder of ‘A Centre for Conscious Care’, Halton and has over 35 years of experience working with individuals, families and support workers.  Who will benefit?  Families, friends, paid supporters, managers, educators and other professionals supporting people with disabilities.  Monday, December 1, 2014...


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