Welcome to Respite

We offer a wide variety of out-of-home respite programs throughout the year which provide participants with the opportunity to develop social interaction and leisure skills. To be eligible to attend the respite program, the participant must:

 

Evening respite

Our evening respite program offers theme based sessions such as Multisport, Activity Day, and Make and Create which provides participants opportunities to engage in a variety of activities including sports, crafts, community integration, creative arts and drama.
Cost: $300
Ratio: 1:2 (limited 1:1 spots available)
Age: 2-18 years

Weekend respite

In our weekend respite program, participants come to our Centre on a Saturday or Sunday once a month and receive individualized support in a fun and safe environment.

Children’s Weekend Respite

Participants will be engaged in theme-based activities which encourage discovery, communication and socialization.

Cost: $300
Ratio: 1:1
Age: 7-18

Step Down Weekend Respite

Participants in Step Down respite are supported to develop recreational and leisure skills where they will eventually be able to transition to less supported community-based programs. Participants will be engaged in theme-based activities which encourage discovery, communication and socialization.

Cost: $300
Ratio: 1:2
Age: 6-18



Geneva Centre for Autism is also a member of the Respite Network, a community-wide respite network, facilitated by respiteservices.com

respiteservices.com is now being hosted at 37 communities in Ontario. To find out what respite options are available in your area, please visit respiteservices.com.