Contact Information
Office Phone 250.861.7610
Fax 250.861.7594
Additional Info
Primary Contact Denise Dawson, Team Leader, Okanagan Service Delivery Area; Phone: 778.214.4499; Email:
Primary Executive Cheryl Beauchamp, Director of Operations - Central Okanagan; Phone: 250.863.6834
Description & Services
Service Details - Provides funding to purchase respite care for eligible children, either in their home or at another location 
- Families may choose the type of respite services that best suit their needs 
- The program does not cover respite services provided by a parent of the child 
- Benefits are typically $2,400 - $2,800 per year, depending on family income 
- In some cases, benefits may be enhanced to meet extraordinary need 
- Respite funding may not be available immediately 
- Families may be waitlisted for benefits
Hours Mon-Fri: 9:00am - 12:00pm and 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and under 
To be eligible for the At Home Program, a child must be:  
- age 18 years or younger for Respite Benefits; 17 years or younger for Medical Benefits 
- a resident of BC 
- enrolled with BC Medical Services Plan 
- living at home with a parent or guardian 
- assessed as dependent in at least three of the four activities of daily living: eating, dressing, toileting and washing
How to Apply - Parents make a written agreement with the Ministry of Children and Family Development, and may choose to receive benefits through a direct monthly payment, or to be reimbursed for respite expenses 
- Parents are responsible for arranging for respite care, paying caregivers, managing their respite budget and providing a record of respite expenditures
Address & Map
1340 Ellis St
Kelowna, BC
Canada V1Y 9R9
Located In Community British Columbia
Major Intersection Ellis St and Queensway Ave
Other Details
Languages English ; Interpretive Services
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