Kerry's Place

Applications are open at the beginning of year for respite funding through Kerry’s Place Autism Services.  This funding is from the Ministry of Children and Youth Services to serve as an enhancement for families to access respite services in their community. Kerry’s Place Autism Services is hosting this project in cooperation with other community agencies to oversee the application review process and the management of funds. Together with our community partners each application is carefully reviewed by an allocation committee. Decisions are made based on the criteria listed below and a strict funding budget. These funds can only serve a small portion of families each year with a limited amount of funding being allocated to each family approved. Families can only apply for these funds once a year and there is no guarantee of the availability of these funds in future years. Apply online HERE 

Victoria House

Victoria House (in Smiths Falls) currently has a first-floor room available in their assisted-living accommodation.

Only 12 individuals reside in Victoria House, a small, private adult
support home, with caring staff on hand 24 hours a day for assistance when required. Three meals a day, use of washer/dryer, and local phone use all included.

Find more information HERE

Glebe Respite House


Glebe House

65 Brock Street
Peterborough, Ontario K9H 2P2
Phone: 705-749-6695705-749-6695 Fax: 705-749-5864
Charitable Registration Number 86149 5547 RR0001

Respite House is available to those of all ages and aims to support individuals with special needs to give their families a break.

We are staffed 24/7, are wheelchair accessible and have hourly, weekend and weekly rates available.

We offer programs and activities that meet the needs of the individual.
Please call the Down Syndrome Association of Peterborough office at 749-6695 for more information or to have a tour of our beautiful home.

For more information, click HERE to open the Glebe House brochure.

Heartfit Respite

For Teens/Adults 14+ with developmental disabilities:

  • unique programming
  • working farm
  • experiential
  • recreational
  • interactive
  • social
  • FUN!

Find more information HERE

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