Respite Care Connection (RCC)

About Us

Respite Care Connection (RCC) offers fee-for-service respite for families caring for 6- to 17-year-old children and youth with behavior and social challenges (ADHD, FASD, Autism, ODD, etc.) through community-based activities aligning with group interests and developmental needs. Learn more here.

Funded / Accessed by: Region 3 Calgary and Area Child and Family Services Authority

What is Respite Care?

Respite Care is for parents and caregivers of children and youth with behavior and social challenges. It provides families a break from parenting and at the same time allows the children to participate in positive, developmentally appropriate, interest-based activities.

Referral Process

The Respite Care Connection program can be accessed by…

For more information, or to register for one of the programs, email or call 403. 295.2943 x234.

Programs and Activities

Summer Camps

July & August

Our summer programming is intentionally designed for children and youth (aged 6-17) with complex needs to strengthen self esteem, skill development and socialization skills. To accommodate COVID-19 precautions, we have revised our summer camp format and implemented COVID-19 safety protocols.

For more information and to register your child, email or call 403.295.2943 x234.

Weekend Warriors

Saturdays, Sept-June, ages 6-11 years

Children have the opportunity to participate in activities such as kids theatre, art projects, trampoline parks, bowling, swimming, clubhouse parties, and much more around the city. Children are informally learning skills to help them in a group setting such as friendship skills, sharing, patience, and appreciation. Learn more here.

For more information on the program, email or call 403.295.2943 x234.


Sundays, Sept-June

A specialized group for youth (ages 12-16) with complex needs (including ADHD, FASD, Asperger’s, ODD, etc.). This group specializes in strengthening self-esteem, skill development and socialization skills. Learn more here.

For more information on the program, email or call 403.295.2943 x234.