Community Programs and Partnerships


RecreACTIVE group programs, listed here: www.recrespite.com/community
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Recreational Respite offers therapeutic recreation programs that are goal driven. Our unique ‘leisure and learn’ model fosters both recreational and educational gains and is facilitated in a supportive and creative environment. While the programming is completed in a small group setting (maximum of 10 participants), each client has focused and individualized goals and objectives within each program we develop and implement with our own Recreation Therapists.  The goal of each group program is to promote inclusion, participation and engagement with peers that have similar needs and interests.

 

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For many individuals, our program creates a unique opportunity to engage socially in a small group setting.  The skill in our team of Recreation Therapists serve to identify appropriate direction and needs in all of our programs. The small group setting promotes the development of new skills, self worth and role, and peer to peer relationships. It enables our clients to be actively engaged within their community.

Partnerships

Recreational Respite has partnered with many organizations, both for profit and not for profit, in an effort to enhance recreational programming and engagement opportunities to ensure that each individual receives personalized, goal oriented programs working towards their mental health, social, physical, developmental or intellectual needs. The results have been an incredible collaboration that has lead to optimal support for other professionals and innovative recreation programming and outreach initiatives benefiting participants direct.

Partners for Planning!
As a family formed and led organization we know that planning for a person living with a disability takes effort and intention. From relationship building to school transitions, community involvement, financial objectives and more – very little happens without planning. The Planning Network helps you navigate each step and life stage, empowering you with all the right tools and inspiration along the way.
Connect with them for more information!

Some of our previous and current partners include:

360 Kids
Autism Ontario
Aphasia Institute
Alzheimer’s Society
Breaking Down Barriers
Canadian Armed Forces/Base Borden
Children’s Treatment Network
CMHA- Canadian Mental Health Association
Community Living
Down Syndrome Association
Elephant Thoughts
Georgian Triangle Humane Society

Heart House Hospice
Open Doorz Club
Partners for Planning

Peel Senior Link

Region of Peel
Salvation Army
Schools
Schizophrenia Society
Town of Newmarket
Town of Saugeen Shores
The Launch Pad
VON Canada
…and many more!

We are eager to continue this work together with other organizations!

If you have a group that you think could benefit, we would love to hear from you at 1-877-855-7070 or info@recrespite.com

Locations and Registration

Recreational Respite believes in the power of a connected community!  We run all of our group programs in a variety of well supported and accessible locations. We also bring our programs to other community settings such as: group homes, seniors residence, or other community living environments.

Please contact Recreational Respite for specific dates, times and locations and we will be happy to assist in finding a location closest to you.

For further registration and programs offered:
email: info@recrespite.com
phone 1-877-855-7070

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