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CHAP Respite Support Provider Registration


CHAP Respite Support Providers promote active living for children and adults with developmental disabilities including autism and/or physical disabilities in their own home or in the community, while providing parent relief. Candidates registered with the CHAP Program are connected with families looking for support and relief.

Note: Respite Support Providers on the registry are not employees of the CHAP Program and are considered self-employed.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide safe, stimulating and recreational support both in the home and in the community
  • Provide care and supervision according to the individuals needs
  • Provide respite/support services as contracted by the parent/guardian
  • Network with community groups, facilitate inclusion and act as a positive role model
  • Maintain communication with the CHAP Program Coordinator(s)


  • Ability and willingness to engage with persons with disabilities
  • Effective communication skills with both verbal and non-verbal populations
  • Commitment to providing quality life experiences in home and in the community
  • Experience providing care and support to persons with disabilities is an asset
  • First Aid and CPR is an asset
  • Access to a vehicle an asset

Type of Contracts:

  • Part-time (Possibility of additional hours)
  • Variable hours (days, evening, weekends, overnights, relief, summer)
How to Become a CHAP Respite Support Provider:

  • Submit your online application with resume 
  • Provide 2 references
  • Consent to a Vulnerable Sector Police Check
  • Attend a CHAP Program Introduction Session

If you are interested in becoming a CHAP Respite Support Provider, please complete a Respite Support Provider Application and upload your resume. Your application and resume will be reviewed by a CHAP coordinator. Suitable applicants will be contacted for a program introduction meeting. (Note: please check Spam folder for possible Quarantined replies.)

Please contact: 

Alyssa Perretta
Respite Registry Coordinator 
240 Edward St., Unit 3 
Aurora, ON L4G 3S9
Phone: 905-898-6455 ext. 2247 or Toll Free 1-866-257-9776
Fax: 905-898-1171

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