Our Vision: A community where families are strong and all children belong.

  • Weekend with Friends

    Information about Weekend with Friends and Spago Respite Homes

    Family Respite Services offers respite to families who want their children to be cared for out of home for brief periods of time. Family Respite Services encourages and facilitates respite in the homes of individuals and families in the community, known as associate families. However, some families and children require a respite setting that has trained staff members of Family Respite Services....
  • Help plan for the transition to life as an adult

    Website to help plan for the transition to life as an adult

    Visit http://transitionplanningwindsoressex.ca/ Planning the Future for Your Child with a Disability: The purpose of this website is to give parents and others who support young people with disabilities some tips, resources and practical information to help plan for the transition to life as an adult. Planning early helps to create options that will reflect the needs of your family and child....
  • Something New

    Learn about our screening process

    At FRS we work together with approximately 900 families in Windsor and Essex County.  Families receive funding for a number of different programs which may help with providing a short break from caregiving.  Some families are interested in having support for their son or daughter to develop skills, participate in the community and build relationships.  The support is intended to be flexible and...

RespiteServices.com Online Tool

This is an online tool that is available throughout Ontario in many communities.  Families who have sons and daughters who have funding for respite services may use this tool.  This funding might be through Special Services at Home (SSAH), Assistance for Children with Severe Disabilities (ACSD), Autism respite funding, Enhanced respite funding, resources through Family Respite Services or other...
Payment Submission Calendar April 2018 to March 2019

Payment Submission Calendar April 2018 to March 2019

Please download the latest payment submission calendar.  Important dates are noted including holidays.

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