Respite Program

Having a child with autism or other additional needs increases demands on a family. The stress of the child’s needs coupled with the financial stresses play a significant role in the challenges that families face.

Our Respite Program is able to help by providing funding to give family members some respite.

Families have used the funds in a variety of ways, such as to pay for appropriate childcare, private swimming lessons, for travel to specialists or attend BC Children’s Hospital, and to attend a conference to learn more about their child’s needs.

The Respite Program is funded by the John Gordon Autism Foundation.

Respite Program contact information

Chelsie Brubacher, manager of Community Living Services,, 604 892 5796, ext 227

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