FAMILY SERVICES

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FAMILY SERVICES

WDDS offers Family Services to assist caregivers and their loved ones to access appropriate resources, relief, and navigate the developmental services sector. Family Services encompasses the Family Support Program for families with children under 18 years old, Summer Camp for ages 10-21, Overnight Respite for those 18 years and older, and Youth to Adult Transition Planning. Services are either funded by the MCCSS or fee-for-service. Please see details on each service below.

FAMILY SUPPORT PROGRAM
Families can receive information and assistance with:

  • Concerns about education
  • Funding sources & completion of government forms
  • Parenting programs and support groups
  • Respite programs
  • Community resources
  • Future planning

FAMILY SUPPORT PROGRAM

The Family Support Program provides effective, practical and timely assistance for families with children under the age of 18 years old with a developmental/intellectual disability. Family Support offers a coordinated access point to guide you through the 'system'.  

This free and confidential service is available to families in Northern Oxford County. 

For additional information or to request services, please contact the Family Services Coordinator at familysupport@wdds.ca
WDDS Satellite Office – 60 Young Street, Woodstock, ON N4S 3L5

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Respite

Respite Services provides short-term, scheduled respite for adults 18 years of age or older with developmental disabilities who reside in Oxford County. There is a fee for this service.

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Caregivers

Woodstock and District Developmental Services would like to ensure that vital and helpful information is shared with families and caregivers.

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Camp

WDDS offers an annual  6-week Summer Camp for youth ages 10-14 and ages 15-21 who live with a developmental disability and reside in Oxford County.

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