Allowing caregivers to take time for themselves and other family members
Providing temporary breaks for caregivers through short-term, scheduled respite for children, youth and adults, based out of your home or in a respite support home owned by Community Living Essex County.
Who Are These Services For?
Our respite services are offered to caregivers of children and adults with intellectual disabilities residing in Essex County.
A Home Away From Home
Offers respite opportunities for children under 18 from Friday evening through Sunday afternoon. We currently have three children’s respite homes spread across the county. Respite is provided all year long except for holiday weekends. Additional respite is offered during March Break and two weeks in the summer months.
Offers respite for adults over the age of 18 from Friday evening through Sunday afternoon. We have two Adult Respite homes also spread across the county, providing respite all year long except holiday weekends.
Community Living Essex County’s flexible respite options offering families and caregivers a short break while providing children, youth and adults with intellectual disabilities opportunities to participate in their communities, form friendships, learn new skills, and have fun!