Niagara Training & Employment Agency

Site: Niagara Falls - Donald L Reilly Centre

Service: Regional Respite Program

Contact Details
Office Phone 905-384-9491
Fax 905-384-2691
Primary Contact Nick Smith, Supervisor, Children's Services, Niagara Training & Employment Agency; Phone: 905-384-3125; Email:
Alternate Contact Diane Malatest, Director of Children's & Community Support Services, Niagara Support Services; Phone: 905-384-3133; Email:
Primary Executive John Fast, Interim Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 905-384-3124; Email:
Site Details
Areas Served Fort Erie ; Niagara Falls ; Pelham ; Port Colborne ; Thorold South ; Welland
Located In Community Niagara Falls
Address & Map
Donald L Reilly Centre
3470 Sinnicks Ave
Niagara Falls, ON L2J 2G4
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Intersection Sinnicks Ave, between Harold St and Vine St
Mailing Address PO Box 190 
Port Robinson, ON L0S 1K0
Service and Access Details
Description (Service) A regional care facility for children with special needs, which is a resource of last resort for individuals with high needs. It is a wheelchair accessible planned respite program running from Friday to Sunday. Availability includes weekend respite throughout the year. 
An afterschool respite program is being offered for children with a variety of special needs, including medical, behavioural, autism and mental health diagnoses. The program is for children between the ages of five and 18 who are on the waitlist for the respite program. The program provides temporary care for school-aged children during the regular school year (September to June) and supports eight children at a time.
Hours Hours vary, call for information * Afterschool program Mon-Thu 3 pm-9 pm
Eligibility Ages: 5 year(s) - 17.5 year(s) 
With any disability - No other respite being used
Application Initial referral to be made through Contact Niagara at 905-684-3407 or 1-800-933-3617
Languages English
Fees Service - Specific fees are set for each time frame
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Service Categories Respite Care ~ Children and Youth With Disabilities

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