Crossroads Family Services

Kinnections Respite Program for Children and Youth


Description
Connects families with high-needs children to trained respite caregivers or host home providers in order to give guardians a break.

Service provides:

  • trained hourly respite caregivers for families with high-needs children in order to give guardians a break
  • trained host home providers for families with high-needs children in order to give caregivers an extended / overnight break

Includes:

  • a careful matching process between client family and trained respite caregiver / host home
  • assistance accessing and navigating Family Support for Children with Disabilities (FSCD) funding for client families

Kinnections caregivers provide:

  • hourly respite services
  • connection with an adult
  • support for daily routines
  • behaviour management
  • in-home support for the child
  • community outings

Kinnections host homes provide:

  • overnight care (24 hours)
  • an environment that supports the child's needs and routines
  • activities to engage child during the day
  • behaviour management
Key Provider: host homes, respite workers
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • parents and caregivers of children with disabilities
Application Process
Service Access: See below, To access service:
  • call to speak to an intake co-ordinator
Respite services are provided in multiple locations.Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: Yes,

Wait times may vary.

Toll Free
1-877-430-7715
Telephone
780-430-7715
Telephone
780-893-9715 (Emergency)
Fax
780-730-7778
Web Site
http://www.crossroadsfs.ca
Email
main@crossroadsfs.ca
Languages
English
Fees
Fee: Yes,

Fee schedule available. Most services are paid via direct billing with Family Support for Children with Disabilities (FSCD). Families can pay privately for services as well. Contact for more details.

Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: No
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Other disabled access: N/A -
Legal Status
Registered Not-For-Profit
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
August 13, 2021
Address
1207 91 Street SW
Edmonton, AB, T6X 1E9
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Hours of Operation
Mon
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Tue
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Wed
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Thu
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Fri
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM