Huron Respite Network

Site: Huron Respite Network

Service: Host Families

Description (Service) Provides emergency and planned respite for children, youth and adults * possible through the cooperation of community partnerships * can give periods of relief or rest for caregivers, helps support family life, helps relieve stress, and fulfills emergency needs where possible * respite care is individually designed to meet the needs of the caregiver and the dependent family member * care can be provided in the dependent client's own home or in the home of the respite provider * respite care person will become interactive and involved and share in the daily activities of the Host family * an in-depth screening and home study process is required of the Host family and conducted by either the Respite coordinator or one of the participating agencies 
The home study process will include:  
* an orientation to the Huron Respite Network 
* completion of an Application from one of the participating agencies or the Huron Respite Network  
* completion of a questionnaire for respite 
* individual/joint interviews with parents and children 
* reference checks - including Police and CAS 
* housing and safety requirements 
* fire and health inspection 
* medical information 
* service agreements 
* release of information 
* Oaths of Confidentiality and Reporting of Abuse 
* insurance
Service Details
Hours Administration: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Dates Year round
Areas Served Huron County
Eligibility Families and caregivers living in Huron County with adult and/or child dependents with developmental or physical disabilities. For further information please refer to the web site.
Application Self referral; telephone; agency referral
Languages English
Fees Service ; Moderate costs per day. call for more information * Fee assistance available.
Address and Location
Located In Community Clinton
Address & Map
15 Rattenbury St E
Clinton, ON N0M 1L0
Intersection Albert St (Hwy 4) and Rattenbury St E
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-482-3115
After Hours Phone 519-440-6880 (Cell/Pager)
Crisis Phone 1-888-829-7484
Fax 519-482-9350
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Primary Contact Natalie Steenstra, Coordinator
Mailing Address PO Box 1581 
Clinton, ON N0M 1L0

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