in Ottawa in Ottawa banner
Region served icon
Region served: Ottawa

Definition icon
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.

Eligibility icon

  • 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

Application icon

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

Cost icon

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

Story icon

Document icon
Related documents or important resources:

Contact icon

Telephone: 613-748-1788 ext 240

Not included icon
Not included in this service:

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