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Respite Programs

Are you looking for a recreation program for your child with behavior and social challenges? The Enviros Respite Care Connection (RCC) program may be a good fit.
 
RCC offers weekend and summer programs for children and youth between the ages of 6 and 17 who have diagnoses such as ADHD, FASD, autism, and other conditions that prevent them from participating in, and benefiting from, neurotypical programs. All activities are held in the community and designed to provide both recreational and growth opportunities that are specific to your child’s developmental needs. This allows you to have a break from parenting while your child participates in positive, developmentally appropriate activities that are based on their interests.
 
Our respite care programs are offered on a fee-for-service basis and families must have involvement in Family Supports for Children with Disabilities (FSCD), Post-Adoptive Supports or Children’s Services. Contact us for more information on our programs or to register.
 

Phone: 403.589.6526

The community-based direction of the Respite Care Connection program:

  • Focuses on small group outings for children and youth who often have difficulty in community settings.
  • Offers a variety of activities that align with a child’s interests and abilities.
  • Recognizes the developmental needs of individuals within various age groups and develops age specific programming.

RCC specializes in strengthening children’s self-esteem, skill development and socialization skills through a fun and safe environment with a ratio of one staff to three children/youth.

RCC is based on the following five elements:

  • Social connection
  • New experiences
  • Lifeskills
  • Personal challenges
  • Learning opportunities

All Enviros staff are trained in safety, risk management, behaviour management techniques and Standard First Aid/CPR.


| 6-12 year old

A fun day in the heart of nature

Weekend Warriors Respite Care Connection
(Saturdays, Sept-June)

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.

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| 13-17 year olds

Portrait of young school girls in warm clothing looking at camera and smiling in the winter

ConneXions Respite Care Connection
(Sundays, Sept-June)

Youth have the opportunity to take more of a lead in
activity planning. We also work on skill development
such as cooking, horticulture, mentorship and
volunteering while still participating in super fun
recreation.

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| Open to all

Young boy balances on river rock circle, wading in mountain river

Summer Day Camp and Respite
(Weekdays during the summer months.)

Children and youth can come for the week or a
day when needed. They have the opportunity to
participate in many outdoor activities such as
swimming, geocaching, biking, nature based games
and exploration and field trips out of the city such as
Drumheller, Banff and Sylvan Lake.

Read More About Summer Day Camps and Respite

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