The Autisme Montreal respite house, opens its doors every weekend from September to June to the Autism clientele.
Experience living in a group within a structured setting
Expand the range of interests and activities of participants
Enable participants to socialize while ensuring their wellbeing
Provide parents with a secure and educational childcare setting
Offer respite to families to enable them to rest and recharge their energy
Learn to have fun through play
Work on daily living skills through pleasure and interaction while developing autonomy
Support individuals in learning skills
How it works
Number of children per weekend: 7 – 8
Ratio: 1 shadow for 1 child or 1 shadow for 2 children (if needed)
Age: All ages (Depending on the weekend group)
Schedule: From Friday evening 7:00PM after dinner to Sunday afternoon 4:00PM * before dinner
* It is important for you to be on time. Penalties of $14 an hour will be charged for every delay.
Transportation: Parents provide transportation or make arrangements with paratransit
Stay Fees in force:
- $265, regular respite (two days)
- $400, three-day respite (legal holiday)
* Checks are made out to Autisme Montreal
* A receipt will be given after the stay
In case of cancellation : You must notify us at least 72 hours before the respite starts if your child cannot be there on the reserved weekend. Past that limit, penalties of $30 will be charged.
To reserve a weekend please contact our Responsable of Direct Services, Coraline Gilbert at 514-524-6114, extension 3182.
Thanks to Opération Enfant Soleil who, through the Josée Lavigeur Fund, supported our adapted games project for our respite home.