• 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.
  • 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...
  • Mailbox


    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.

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.

New Handbook Resources

New resources available to families and self employed contractors within the 'handbooks' link under the 'resources' section.

100 Inning Game Riverside Baseball plays for Family Respite!

Take me out to the ball game, take me out to the crowd… On June 24th and 25th, we invite you all to come to Riverside Park for free face painting, balloons, baseball games and bouncy castle. We will also have a BBQ for you to purchase lunch or dinner! Over 400 baseball players are collecting pledges so that children with disabilities can attend Summer Day Camp. Best Buy has donated $400 to the...




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