in Ottawa in Ottawa

Region served: Ottawa

Definition: in Ottawa is hosted by SCS. It is a secure website with tools that match you with Direct Support Providers who can provide respite. This service is available to children and adults with developmental disabilities and/or autism in Ottawa.


  • Children and adults with developmental disabilities or autism in Ottawa and their families
  • Complete registration and receive approval
  • Find and hire a Direct Support Provider


Family Registration – If you are interested in accessing respite information and services in Ottawa please complete the family registration form:


To access the network of Direct Support Providers, families may be eligible to receive funding from one of the following programs:

  • Special Services at Home (SSAH)
  • Assistance for Children with Severe Disabilities (ACSD)
  • Passport
  • Families may also use their private funds if they meet SCS’ eligibility criteria


Related documents or important resources:

Tel: 613-748-1788 ext 240

Not included in this service:

Each Direct Support Providers is independent from and SCS. They are engaged by and paid by the family.