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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    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
Respite Care for Children

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

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