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Organization: Sonshine Associated Companies  
Phone Numbers: 613-834-8187
After Hours: 613-222-2706
Fax: 613-841-1712
Website: www.sonshinefamilies.ca
Address:
1807 St Joseph Blvd, Unit 307
Ottawa, ON
K1C 7C6
Intersection: Forest Valley Dr and St Joseph Blvd
Accessibility:     Wheelchair Accessible
Accessibility Notes: Fully Accessible
Hours: Administration Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm * residence Mon-Sun 24 hours
Executives: Len Goddard - Executive Director
613-834-8187 ext 22 * lensr@sonshinefamilies.ca
Margo Babe - Adult Services Manager
613-834-8187 ext 32 * margobabe@sonshinefamilies.ca
Contacts: Cathy Goddard - Foster Care Recruitment, Program Manager, Camp Director
613-834-8187 ext 28 * cathygoddard@sonshinefamilies.ca
Service Description: Providing treatment and care within a Christian valued setting for children and adults * Placement with agency is often an alternative to institutional placement. Services:
  • Therapeutic Foster Homes: a family setting for children requiring more care and supervision than provided in a regular foster home.
  • S.A.F.E. Medical Foster Homes: a family and non-institutionalized setting for children / adults who have significant medical needs, requiring more physical care and medical care than would be normally provided in other foster homes.
  • Total Care Residence (physical and developmental disabilities): Serving total care adults and providing part-time respite for total care children / adults. * Weekends, March Break, and summer.
  • Residence for Adults with Developmental Disabilities: Serving young people / adults with a developmental disability. Part-time respite care is available.
  • R.A.Y.S. Day Program (Reach All Your Stars): A specialized day program for adult clients with developmental disabilities. Operates Mon-Fri 10 am-4 pm, year round except statutory holidays.
  • Sonshine Cove: Residential camps for all children, youth and adults with special needs, including physical and developmental / learning disabilities; winter and summer camps; weekend respite camps once a month year-round.
  • Respite Services: for individuals with special needs in their home or a care provider's home

Rentals of retreat/conference centre to the general public * main lodge has capacity of more than 45 people * fully winterized * large sports field * canoes * motorboats * hiking * skiing and more
Fees: Service - Fees are on website * Method(s) of Payment Accepted - Cash, Cheque, Credit Card * Rental discounts for the retreat/conference centre may apply in slow periods and for large groups
Application: Call for information * For rentals, contact Len Goddard * to book the Sonshine Singers for a performance, contact Cathy Goddard * for respite services contact Margo Babe
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: People of all ages with developmental or physical disabilities * eligibility criteria vary according to program
Languages: English ; French
Area(s) Served: Ottawa (City of)
See Also: Adult Day Programs
Fitness, Recreational and Social Programs for People with Disabilities
Respite Care for Adults with Disabilities
Respite Care for Children with Disabilities

This information was last completely updated on 2/3/2014

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