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Overnight Respite

We offer two overnight respite programs:

 

Medically Fragile Technologically Dependent Respite Camp (Adventure Camp)

A respite camp for children who have the enhanced respite funding, and are identified as MFTD. The program operates on designated weekends and during the summer. Families may register their child to attend either the overnight or day-only option.
 
Age: birth to age 18
 
Open to: Children identified by the Community Care Access Centre (CCAC) as medically fragile and/or technologically dependent (MFTD) and living in their home with their parents in Peel, Halton or Dufferin are eligible for the Respite Camp.
 
Availability: Clients can schedule weekend camps during the school year or week-long camps in the summer. Day camps or overnight camps available.
 
Location: The Giampaolo Foundation Clinical Site (Brampton). The site houses a 26-bed regional respite centre that inlcudes two wings: The Brannon Family Aspen Lodge and The Birch Lodge
10145 McVean Dr., Brampton, ON, L6P 4K7
 
Referral: Clients can be referred either internally, externally or by a parent. Clients must be identified as eligible to receive enhanced respite funding by CCAC. ErinoakKids staff members or community partners are encouraged to complete the referral form and fax it to the attention of the Camp Coordinator for consideration at 905-794-0547.
 
Contact: Karen Jacksteit, 905-855-2690 ext. 2906
 


Non Medically Fragile Technologically Dependent Respite Camp (Funfest Camp)

A weekend-long respite camp for clients who present with significant physical disabilities. Families may register their child to attend either the overnight or day-only option.
 
Age: 6 to 18 years of age
 
Open to: Children with physical disabilities and/or significant developmental disabilities, living at home in Peel, Halton or Dufferin regions. The children who attend this program do not qualify for enhanced respite funding but do require physical support and supervision due to medical needs.  
 
Availability: The NonMFTD camp runs during the school year, there is no summer camp. Families may register their child to attend either the overnight or day-only option.
 
Location: The Giampaolo Foundation Clinical Site (Brampton). The site houses a 26-bed regional respite centre that inlcudes two wings: The Brannon Family Aspen Lodge and The Birch Lodge
10145 McVean Dr., Brampton, ON, L6P 4K7
 
Referral: Clients can be referred internally, externally or by a parent. ErinoakKids staff members or community partners are encouraged to complete the referral form and fax it to the attention of the Camp Coordinator for consideration at 905-794-0547.
 
Contact: Karen Jacksteit, 905-855-2690 ext. 2906

 

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Contact Information

  ErinoakKids Locations
 
  (905) 855.2690
 
  1 (877) 374.6625
 

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