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What is a Respite contractor?
He/she works independently of any Respite network agency and is self employed.
He/she may request to advertise their services on this website www.respiteservices.com
What is www.respiteservices.com and the Respite contractor registry?
The website www.respiteservices.com is a public service, funded by the Ministry of Community and Social Services, Ministry of Children and Youth Services and local Respite Network agencies.
It is hosted by the Geneva Centre for Autism in Toronto
In Cochrane Temiskaming, there is a local listing of Respite contractors called a Respite contractor registry.
How can a Respite contractor advertise their services on www.respiteservices.com?
In order for Respite contractors to advertise their services on the www.respiteservices.com website,
A Respite Network agency has seen but not read a Vulnerable sector’s check and has seen but not read three references which the Respite contractor has provided.
You are strongly encouraged to follow the 3 step process outlined
before accepting a self-employed Respite contractor or when considering anyone to provide respite care for someone with special needs.