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Helping Hands for Special Needs Families

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Contact Information
Office Phone Residence 613-800-9693 ; cell 613-325-9239
E-Mail sarah.wilson68@gmail.com
Primary Executive Sarah Wilson, Owner
Address & Map
5 Gainsford Ave
Kanata, ON K2W 1A7
 
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Physical Access Not Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Family oriented day program * committed to creating and providing high standard and cost effective community based programs 
 
Offers a client-centered approach, which enables everyone to work together to obtain reasonable and sustainable goals * safe environment that fosters growth and socialization * all activities are set to meet client’s interests and needs 
 
Overnight respite through the week if required * summer camps
Hours Day program and respite Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm * respite Fri 5 pm-Sun 3 pm
Areas Served Ottawa
Eligibility Day Program: adults 18 years and older with developmental disabilities, Fragile X Syndrome, Down’s Syndrome and Autism 
Respite: 13 years and older with the same developmental disabilities
Application Initial assessment arranged to take place at the client's home, followed by scheduling a visit to the day program * call to request an assessment or use the online form to get in contact
Languages English
Fees Program - Day program $100 per day (2018) ; Service - Respite start at $250 per 24 hours for two or more days (2018)
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Other Details
Social Media Facebook Facebook: facebook.com/Helpinghandsforspecialneedsfamilies
Legal Status (60) Commercial
Funding Fees
Date Updated 29 Oct 2018
Subjects
Service Categories Adult Day Programs ~ Autism Spectrum Disorder ; Adult Day Programs ~ Developmental Disabilities ; Adult Day Programs ~ Down Syndrome ; Adult Out of Home Respite Care ; Children's Out of Home Respite Care

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