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THRIVE Child Development Centre
Respite Care
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  • Provides short-term in-home and out-of-home relief to families with children with complex medical needs, physical disabilities and/or developmental delays
  • Enables families or primary caregivers to rest, attend to personal needs, or participate in outside activities
  • Offers a work registry to assist families in recruiting a service provider
In Home Respite
  • Provides planned respite care in the child's home
  • Provides short notice and emergency respite when possible
Out of Home Respite
  • Provides respite services outside the family home
  • Offers children the opportunity to develop social, recreational and life skills
Hours of Operation
Office Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm
  • Children with multiple disabilities including physical, communication and developmental disabilities such as cerebral palsy, acquired brain injury, spina bifida, muscular dystrophy, Down syndrome, cleft lip and palate and autism spectrum disorders

In Home Respite
  • Families of a child/youth up to 21 yrs with a physical disability living in the city of Sault Ste Marie

Out of Home Respite
  • Families of a child/youth up to 18 yrs with multiple special needs, a developmental disability or a physical disability living in the Algoma District

Age Requirements: Ages: 21 year(s) and under;
Application Process
Call for application information
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Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
Agency Information
211 Ontario North
Last Updated On
March 11, 2020

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