REGIONAL RESPITE PROGRAM


respiteIn conjunction with Niagara Support Services, Niagara Training & Employment Agency operates a six-bed, wheelchair accessible respite program. This is one of two regional respite programs, which is a resource of last resort for children with high needs. Availability includes:

  • Planned weekend respite throughout the year from Friday to Sunday
  • Up to nine weeks of 24-hour respite support during the summer

Criteria for Admission:

  • Five to 17.5 years of age with any disability
  • No other respite being used
  • Residing in Thorold South, Port Colborne, Welland, Pelham, Niagara Falls, or Fort Erie
  • All referrals must go through Contact Niagara