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The requirement to wear a mask at Holland Bloorview for all members of the team, clients and families will not be changing for the foreseeable future. See our statement for more information.



Providing temporary relief from the physical and emotional demands involved in caring for a child with a disability.

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Respite Care

Holland Bloorview offers a range of overnight and day respite services for children from birth to the age of 18.

Please click on the respite registration link below to learn more about eligibility and the registration process:

Overnight respite

The overnight respite service, offered by our inpatient program, supports families by providing short-term, inpatient care for children with disabilities or complex medical needs.

Please note: 
Our overnight respite program is open! Please note, at this time we are prioritizing families expressing dire respite care needs. 

Call the Respite Request Line (416-753-6066) to indicate your respite needs.

In case of emergency respite, please contact Robyn Sanford at 416-425-6220 ext. 6406

Day respite

The 2022 Spring Session of the Weekend Respite Day Program will start on Sunday, April 24/22 and will run for 6 weeks in total.  Due to limited number of spots, each family will be limited to 2 date requests for this timeframe.

Spring Dates:

April 24

May 1, 8, 15, 29 (Closed May 22)

June 5

The Weekend Respite Day Program is offered on Sundays from 1:00 to 7:00pm.  The program is for any Holland Bloorview client age 2 to 18 years. Priority will be given to those families expressing high need for care support during this time of limited access to respite services.

Please see the registration page on how to register.

Is your child approaching or over the age of 18? helps families of individuals with disabilities to connect with respite options both in and out of home. This is a provincial resource and offers services to children and adults. If you have questions, please call Robyn Sanford at 416-425-6220 ext. 6406.