• Snow Day Family Respite Services office Closed Mon Feb 2

    Due to weather conditions Family Respite Services office is closed Monday February 2nd.
  • Eat Wings Raise Funds!

    Eat Wings Raise Funds!

    Show a copy of this flyer and Buffalo Wild Wings® will donate 15% of pre-taxed food sales (less alcohol and promotional discounts) to the Family Respite Services Windsor - Essex. Windsor Spitfire players will be on hand from 6:00-8:00pm to serve guests and meet fans. Join us for a day of fun and giveaways!
  • School Entry Flyer

    School Entry Free Information Session

    Windsor-Essex Family Network and the Enhancing Family Support for Education Group will be hosting a School Entry event.  This presentation is geared toward families who will be registering a child with special needs into school for the first time.  This event will be hosted on two separate dates.  The first presentation is scheduled for Monday, January 26th, 2015 from 6:30-8:30 pm at the...

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.

Direct Support Workers Newsletter Jan 2015

It soon will be eight years since I became a wheelchair user. Sitting down, rather than standing up, changed my world in so many ways.  But, I’ll bet, not in the ways that you might think or predict. The aspects of having a disability that involve mobility – I’ve got that down, no problem, I know how to get around. In fact, when the wheelchairs, both of them, were introduced to me, I was taught...
Thanks to Andrew Banar for treating the youth at the Our Time program to a day of making gingerbread houses.  What a great day!

Our Time Program with Andrew Banar

The kids had a fantastic day at the Our Time with a special visit from Andrew Banner from “Group Hug Apparel”.  Andrew and his mother Karen generously donated Gingerbread Houses to the children to decorate and brought a large stuffed animal for each child from Andrew’s “Helping Sick Kids” Teddy Bear Campaign.  Andrew and Karen helped the kids make their creations and also joined us for a swim! ...

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