Catulpa Community Support Services

Site: Barrie Office

Service: Children's Respite Services

Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone 705-733-3227 ext 2282
Toll Free Phone 1-877-803-3227 ext 2282
Fax 705-735-6826
Website www.catulpa.on.ca
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Located In Community Barrie
Address Barrie Common Roof
165 Ferris Lane
Barrie, ON L4M 2Y1
 
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Intersection St Vincent St and Cundles Rd E
Contact Information
Primary Contact Children's Respite Coordinator
Primary Executive Karen Hirstwood, Executive Director; Phone: 705-733-3227 ext 2299
Description & Services
Description (Service) Works with families to provide temporary relief from the physical and emotional demands involved in caring for a child who has a developmental and/or physical disability * Coordinator will assist with: funding application access and support, identification and coordination of natural support systems that may already be in place (Parent to parent, family and friends), development of a personalized and flexible family respite plan that is responsive to everyone’s needs, information about local respite care providers, resources and options * care can be arranged in the family home, care provider home or in a community setting
Hours COVID-19 Response
Offices are closed to in-person service at this time, call or email for service

Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Alliston ; Collingwood ; Midland ; Orillia - and surrounding areas
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and under 
 
Families with a child under the age of 18 who has a developmental (IQ below 70) and/or physical disability
Application No referral needed * parents, guardians and professional support caregivers (with consent) may apply for Children’s Respite Program funding * new applications are accepted on an ongoing basis * application for Respite Funding form: catulpa.on.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Application-for-Catulpa-CSS-Childrens-Respite-Funding.pdf
Languages English - Reception, Website, Interpretation, Programs, Publications ; French - Reception, Website, Interpretation, Programs, Publications
Fees None - in some cases funding may not be immediately available and it may be necessary to be placed on a wait list for services * individuals will be notified if this is the case
Other Details
Established 1973
Elections June
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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