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Contact Information
Office Phone 519-265-1390
Primary Contact Kathleen Bernier, Program Manager; Phone: 226-820-5689; Email:
Alternate Contact Jackie Sproul, Program Coordinator; Phone: 519-277-3334; Email:
Description (Site) Guelph-North West
Located In Community Guelph
Address & Map
279 Stephanie Dr
Guelph, ON N1K 1P3
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Intersection Stephanie Dr and Imperial Rd
Mailing Address Hopewell Children's Home / Hope Home 
109 Surrey St E 
Guelph, ON N1H 3P7
Physical Access Partially Accessible ; Entrance - Not Accessible ; Parking - Not accessible ; Washroom - Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Respite support for children and adults with a range of physical, developmental abilities, challenging behaviours that may result from developmental or intellectual disabilities. Offers a home away from home option for the respite care needs of loved ones. Staffed by skilled, caring individuals who provide a safe and enriching environment for children and adults with various needs.

* six-bed respite group home
* weekday, weekend and extended respite
* variety of activities, outings and social opportunities.

Transportation can be provided to schools and programming in Guelph.
Hours Office hours Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Care Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Guelph ; Wellington County
Eligibility Ages: 6 year(s) and up Criteria for admission for Respite:

* Diagnosed with a developmental disability
* Still living in their family home
* Has active medical support (family physician and / or specialist)
Application By referral from Access Information and Referral for Developmental Services (AIR)- Children
By referral from Developmental Service Ontario (DSO)- Adult
Languages English
Fees Program - respite fees will be charged. ; There may be an additional cost for extra staff in extreme situations. Call or e-mail Program Coordinator for more information.
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Established 2003
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services ; Fundraising ; Donations
Service Categories Children's Out of Home Respite Care