• Fish for Free During Family Fishing Week!

    Fish for Free During Family Fishing Week! June 29, 2015 Ontario Encourages Families to Explore the Great Outdoors Ontarians can fish without buying a licence during Family Fishing Week from July 4-12. People of all ages can enjoy one of Canada's favourite outdoor activities in a fun and affordable way. There are many family fishing events in towns and provincial parks across...
  • June FRS Newsletter

    Click the FRS Connections newsletter for more information, and news for families.  Topics include: What are you summer plans? Making your respite time count. Fundraiser Party! & Fundraiser News.
  • Scouts Canada Cedarwin Camp

    Scouts Canada hosted a teen camp for Family Respite Services at Cedarwin Campgrounds.  Many enjoyable moments were celebrated by all those who attended.  Youth participated in various sporting activites, cooking, hiking, canoeing, campfires, and various recreational fun.  A special thanks to all the volunteers that participated in making this an awesome summer camp to be remembered by all.  ...

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.
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2014-2015 Annual Report

In today’s world there are so many things that compete for our time. Work, family and community commitments are a reality for everyone. As a parent of three daughters, including one who has special needs, I have experienced the challenges of maintaining that life/work balance and I know how difficult it can be to juggle everything. Being on the Board of Directors for Family Respite Services is...
All White Everything Flyer

All White Everything in Walkerville

Dry Parlour Inc. presents All White Everything in Walkerville!  Located on the lot of The Willistead.  100% of the proceeds to benefit Family Respite Services. DJ's Chilly n Dio & Live Percussion.  Hors D'Oeuvres Chef Jim / Battle of the Hors D'Oeuvres Winner Tickets available at Snapd.com Dry Parlour Inc. & The Willistead


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Ontario Ministry of Community and Social Services  Riley's Rooms

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