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Respite

Smiling girl in wheelchair in the art room.

NOTE: At this time, our overnight respite availability is extremely limited due to the high number of children staying with us for rehabilitation. You are welcome to put your name on our waiting list and we will contact you should space become available. Please consider connecting with respiteservices.com (416-535-8525) for alternate respite options.

Holland Bloorview offers a range of overnight and day respite services for children from birth to the age of 18, and in some cases up to age 21. Respite care is a family support service that provides temporary relief from the physical and emotional demands involved in caring for a child with a disability.

Please click on the respite registration link below to learn more about eligibility and the registration process:

Is your child approaching or over the age of 18? respiteservices.com helps families of individuals with disabilities to connect with respite options both in and out of home. This is a provincial resource and offers services to children and adults. If you have questions, please call Louise Kublick at 416-425-6220 ext. 3713. 

The respite services offered by Holland Bloorview include:

Overnight respite

The overnight respite service, offered by our inpatient program, supports families by providing short-term, inpatient care for children with disabilities or complex medical needs.

Day respite

Through Holland Bloorview’s Centre for the Arts, we offer a variety of day respite options. These programs include weekend day respite throughout the year, as well as special programming during March Break, and in the summer to coincide with our Spiral Garden camp program.

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