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Respite Day Programs

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Day Respite Program Criteria
  • Clients must:
  • Be 4 to 18 years old
  • Be a registered client of Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital
  • Be comfortable in a group environment
  • Require no more than 1:1 support

NEW* The Day Respite Program is now welcoming children and youth registered in our Extensive Needs Service.  Please note that the program model has changed in order to support the needs and safety of all respite participants.


  • There is a quality caregiver model to ensure the safety of clients and others. 
  • There is support from a nurse, who administers medication, performs or supervises G tube feeds and attends to medical needs such as catheterization.
  • Program staff will facilitate activities for all program participants.
  • A Behaviour Technician will be supporting the successful engagement of program participants.
Sunday Day Respite Program

Sundays from 1:00 to 7:00pm.

Program is for Holland Bloorview clients age 4 to 18 years. 


Call the Respite Phone Line to Book your Dates: 416-753-6066


Registration for Winter/Spring Day Respite Program will open on December 4, 2023.

Program dates:


21, 28


4, 11, 25


3, 24, 31


14, 21, 28


5, 12, 26


2, 9, 16