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Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Offers families a respite period from the daily care of children with developmental disabilities 
  • Provides qualified relief workers trained in First Aid and CPR as well as specific needs of the child  
  • Allows family to choose worker and to train them on specific needs of their family member  
  • Offers flexibility of respite location, in family home, worker's home or planned activities
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Rainy River District
Eligibility Families with children/youth younger than 18 years of age with a developmental disability
Application Apply through Firefly Northwest
Languages English
Fees Service - Family responsible for paying a small portion of the hourly rate paid to relief workers
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-274-7787
Toll Free Phone Fort Frances 1-800-465-7764 
Kenora 1-800-465-1100
Fax 807-274-6646
Primary Contact Receptionist; Phone: 807-274-7787 ext 5021
Alternate Contact Janice Gagne, Director, Clinical and Community Services; Phone: 807-274-7787 ext 5063; Email:
Located In Community Fort Frances
Address 240 First St E, Suite 200
Fort Frances, ON P9A 1K5
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Intersection First St E and Mowat Ave
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services (MCCSS)