Family Services Perth-Huron

Site: Stratford - Rotary Respite House

Service: Respite Program

Record #: PER0031
Last Modified: 04 Jan 2022
Last Full Update: 04 Jan 2022


Description (Service) COVID19 Respite House is open at a decreased capacity. The House continues to be staffed to provide phone support for families to answer questions and suggest resources.

Rotary Respite House supports 3-5 children who have high medical or complex care needs with short-term visits, weekend and day respite and a variety of program options. Respite coordinator helps to identify respite needs and develop and implement an individual respite plan. Gives caregivers have a chance to recharge. Flex Fund available to families who do not meet eligibility criteria for other funding sources

One to One Respite Providers - trained and screened to provide care in the home or community

Out of Home Respite - trained and screened families and individuals provide care in their home to develop skills with integrated options

Camps, community activities and other respite programs - Opportunities to develop skills in different settings and create integrated options

Service Details

Hours COVID19 House closed to clients but phone support available 
Rotary Respite House - Weekends and school holidays, program hours are flexible
Areas Served Perth County
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and under 
Children 18 years and younger with complex medical needs.
Application Call
Languages English
Fees Service ; Minimal parent fee for Rotary Respite House. For ongoing respite, coordinator will investigate funding options with parents. Fee assistance available * Fee assistance available.

Address and Location

Located In Community Stratford
Address & Map
35 McManus Rd
Stratford, ON N5A 5E3
Intersection McManus Rd and Vivian St
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 519-273-1020
Toll Free Phone 1-800-268-0903
Fax 519-273-6993
Social Media Facebook:
Primary Contact Nancy Farr, Respite Coordinator
Alternate Contact Kelly Brooks, Respite Coordinator
Primary Executive Susan Melkert, Executive Director
Mailing Address c/o Nancy Farr 
142 Waterloo St 
Stratford, ON N5A 4B4

Agency Overview