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What is the Independent Respite Provider Registry?
The Independent Respite Provider Registry is an online registry of individuals who have completed an application & screening process and are available to work as Independent Respite Providers in Elgin County and St. Thomas. Families searching for respite providers may view the profiles of the Independent Respite Providers on the registry and contact those they find appropriate for their family's needs. Those on the Independent Respite Provider registry are not employees of respiteservices.com nor Community Living Elgin and are considered self-employed when providing respite to a family.
What is an Independent Respite Provider?
An Independent Respite Provider offers relief to parents who have a child with one or more various disabilities. The respite may be provided in the home of the child or in the community. Independent Respite Providers who complete the screening process and are registered with respiteservices.com may advertise their availability and connect with families looking for respite in St. Thomas and across Elgin County. Hours of work are variable depending on the needs of the family requiring respite and may include days, evenings, weekends, holidays, summer. The registry enables Independent Respite Providers to indicate their availability. Those on the Independent Respite Provider registry are not employees of respiteservices.com nor Community Living Elgin and are considered self-employed when providing respite to a family.
To register as an Independent Respite Provider:
Please contact us with any questions you may have as you complete the Independent Respite Provider registration process, or if you require a printed version of the online application.
Community Living Elgin
400 Talbot Street St.Thomas, ON N5P 1B8
519-631-8012 x 623