New for Families from Community Living Essex County – Select-a-break, short term respite options!

Essex County has started a new short-term respite program for families called Select-a-break!  The information is on their website,


Select-a-Break: 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!

Select-a-Break options include:

respite in the evening for a few hours
overnight respite
respite during daytime hours
respite with a Host Family (Coming Soon)
respite in your own home or in a Community Living home

Sessions begin Fall 2016, space is limited. To register, please complete the Online Application Form or call Patty Neufeld at 519-776-6483 ext. 228

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