Darling Home for Kids

Record #: MHH0297
Last Full Update: 19 Jan 2024

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, Instagram Instagram, LinkedIn LinkedIn, Twitter Twitter, YouTube YouTube
Primary Contact Melissa Hnatiw, Volunteer Services Officer; Phone: 905-203-1470; Email: mhnatiw@darlinghomeforkids.ca
Alternate Contact Sharleen Sun, Clinical Manager; Phone: 905-878-7673 ext 216; Email: sharleen@darlinghomeforkids.ca
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 2004
Primary Executive Kristin Horrell, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 905-878-7673 ext 213; Email: kristin@darlinghomeforkids.ca
Alternate Executive Thomas Cadman, Board Chair
Funding Donations * Ontario Trillium Foundation * Ministry of Health and Long-Term care

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Hospice care, residential support, respite and palliative care services for 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 * has a 12 bed overnight capacity with 6 respite beds, 2 hospice palliative care beds and 4 residential beds


  • respite care ($25 overnight stay/calendar)
  • day program ($15 calendar day)
  • in the respite program, children can stay at the Home for up to a week during peak times * a typical weekend respite stay is 48 hours
  • residential care offers long term care to children who are unable to be cared for at home because of their significant medical needs
  • hospice palliative care: respite, 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
  • family support program offers specialized services to support the mental health and well-being of the entire family unit throughout their caregiving journey
  • for admissions, download and complete the program application form

Daily 24 hours

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

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


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