Contact Information
Office Phone 519-265-1390
Primary Contact Kathleen Pauloff, Program Manager; Phone: 519-827-6064; 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 
5651 Wellington Rd, RR 1 
Ariss, ON N0B 1B0
Physical Access Partially Accessible ; Entrance - Not Accessible ; Parking - Not accessible ; Washroom - Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Respite support for children 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 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 in Guelph.
Hours Office hours Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm 
Care Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Guelph ; Wellington County
Eligibility Ages: 7 year(s) - 18 year(s) 
Criteria for admission for respite:  
* full equitable access to residents of Wellington County under 18 years of age, available to males and females who are enrolled in a school program 
* child is diagnosed with a developmental disability 
* child has active medical support (family physician and / or specialist) 
* final decisions may be based on an appropriate mix of males and females and compatibility with other residents
Application By referral from Access Information and Referral for Developmental Services (AIR)
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