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Darling Home for Kids

Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments COVID-19 Notice: In order to ensure a safe, healthy and secure environment for residents, the Chief Medical Officer of Health in Ontario has advised residential hospices to only allow essential visitors until further notice. Call ahead before visiting.
Contact Information
Office Phone 905-878-7673
Toll Free Phone 1-877-406-7673
Fax 905-878-9886
E-Mail info@darlinghomeforkids.ca
Website www.darlinghomeforkids.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/darlinghomeforkids
Instagram Instagram: www.instagram.com/thedarlinghome4kids/?hl=en
LinkedIn LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/the-darling-home-for-kids/
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/darlinghome4kid
YouTube YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/DarlingHomeforKids
Primary Contact Erin Huber, Coordinator of Volunteer Services; Phone: 905-878-7673 ext 218; Email: ehuber@darlinghomeforkids.ca
Alternate Contact Sharleen Sun, Clinical Manager; Phone: 905-878-7673 ext 216; Email: sharleen@darlinghomeforkids.ca
Volunteer Opportunities Current Volunteer Opportunities
Contact Form www.darlinghomeforkids.ca/contact/
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Darling Home for Kids is owned and operated by Cedarbrook Society
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1996
Primary Executive Kristin Horrell, CEO; Phone: 905-878-7673 ext 213; Email: kristin@darlinghomeforkids.ca
Alternate Executive Elaine Blaylock, Board Chair
Funding Donations * Ontario Trillium Foundation
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) COVID-19 Notice: In order to ensure a safe, healthy and secure environment for residents, the Chief Medical Officer of Health in Ontario has advised residential hospices to only allow essential visitors until further notice. Call ahead before visiting.


A home away from home * provides respite and palliative care services for children who are medically fragile and technology dependent * optimizes the quality of the lives of children with life-limiting or life-threatening illness requiring complex and/or technology dependent care * services can be provided at home, or in hospitals and long-term care homes * volunteer opportunities available (temporarily suspended)


Core services offered: 
  • respite program (weekend respite stay is 48 hours and up to one week during peak times * day programs are also offered) (temporarily suspended due to COVID-19)
  • residential program offered extended comprehensive care to children who require more support than is available to them in their home environment
  • hospice palliative care provides three key services to families: respite care, transition to home support, and end-of-life care
  • therapeutic programs including music therapy, recreation therapy, pet therapy, art therapy, hydrotherapy, and multi-sensory Snoezelen therapy
Hours Daily 24 Hours * Office: 9am-5pm
Areas Served Dufferin County ; Halton Region ; Waterloo Region ; Wellington County
Boundaries Dufferin County, Halton Region, Waterloo Region, and Wellington
Eligibility 18 years and younger and their families with valid OHIP
Application Call or download the online form
Languages English
Fees per diem charge can be billed directly to enhanced respite funding or special services at home funding
Site Information
Site Location Milton (Coates)
Located In Community Milton
Address & Map
5657 15th Side Rd
Milton, ON L9T 0C8
 
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Intersection Hwy 25 and 15th Side Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Health Care ; Palliative Care / Grief
HCSD Sub Heading Hospice / Palliative Care ; Hospice Care ; Palliative Care
Service Categories Art Therapy ; Hospice Facilities ~ Youth ~ Terminal Illness ; Multisensory Environments ; Music Therapy ; Palliative Care ~ Youth ~ Terminal Illness ; Recreational Therapy ; Volunteer Opportunities

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