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Contact Information
Office Phone 613-834-8187 ext 223
After Hours Phone 613-222-2706
Fax 613-841-1712
E-Mail lensr@sonshinefamilies.ca
Website www.sonshinefamilies.ca
Primary Contact Cathy Goddard, Foster Care Recruitment, Program Manager, Camp Director; Phone: 613-834-8187 ext 228; Email: cathygoddard@sonshinefamilies.ca
Alternate Contact Margo Babe, Adult Service Manager; Phone: 613-834-8187 ext 232; Email: margobabe@sonshinefamilies.ca
Primary Executive Len Goddard, Executive Director; Phone: 613-834-8187 ext 222; Email: lensr@sonshinefamilies.ca
Alternate Executive Margo Babe, Adult Services Manager; Phone: 613-834-8187 ext 232; Email: margobabe@sonshinefamilies.ca
Address & Map
1807 St Joseph Blvd, Unit 307
Ottawa, ON K1C 7C6
 
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Providing care within a Christian valued setting for people with various disabilities * Services: 
 
* R.A.Y.S. Day Program (Reach All Your Stars): a specialized day program for adult clients with developmental and physical disabilities such as cerebral palsy and seizure disorders * The program includes swimming, community outings, crafts* The program operates Mon-Fri 10 am-4 pm, year round except statutory holidays  
 
*B.E.A.M. Day Program (Behavioural Energy Activity Management): a specialized day program for adult clients with developmental disabilities* such as Global developmental delay and autism*. The program includes swimming, outings in the community, life skills activities, make-a-lunch, and crafts * The program operates Mon-Fri 10 am-4 pm, year round except statutory holidays  
 
* Therapeutic Foster Homes: a family setting for children requiring more care and supervision than provided in a regular foster home 
 
* S.A.F.E. Medical Foster Homes: a family setting for children and adults who have significant medical needs, requiring more physical care and medical care than would be normally provided in other foster homes 
 
* Total Care Residence (physical and developmental disabilities): serving adults with total care needs and providing part-time respite for individuals with total care needs* on weekends, March Break, and summer break  
 
* Residence for Women with Developmental Disabilities: serving young people and adults with a developmental disability * part-time respite care is available 
 
* Sonshine Cove: residential camps for all children, youth and adults with special needs, including physical and developmental/ learning disabilities; winter and summer camps * weekend respite camps once a month year-round 
 
* Respite Services: for individuals with special needs in their home or a care provider's home 
 
Rentals of retreat/conference centre to the general public * main lodge has capacity of more than 45 people * fully winterized * large sports field * canoes * motorboats * hiking * skiing and more
Hours Administration Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm * residence Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Ottawa - and surrounding areas
Eligibility People of all ages with developmental and physical disabilities * eligibility criteria vary according to program
Application Call for information * for rentals, contact Len Goddard * to book respite weekends, March Break or summer camp programs or Sonshine Singers for a performance, contact Cathy Goddard * for adult residential placement services, contact Margo Babe * for foster care services, contact Kofo Iziomon
Languages English ; French - Some services only
Fees Service - Fees are on website ; Method(s) of Payment Accepted - Cash, cheque, credit card ; Rental discounts for the retreat/conference centre may apply in slow periods and for large groups
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Other Details
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/sonshinefamilies/
Legal Status (60) Commercial
Established 1991
Funding Fees
Print Material Pamphlets * brochures
Date Updated 17 Sep 2019
Subjects
Service Categories Adult Day Programs ~ Developmental Disabilities ; Children's In Home Respite Care ; Day Camps ; Day Camps ~ Children and Youth With Disabilities ; Group Homes for Children and Youth with Disabilities ; Residential Camps ; Residential Camps ~ Children and Youth With Disabilities ; Supportive Housing for People with Disabilities ; Therapeutic Foster Homes ~ Foster Children

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