Respite, Aides & Caregivers


Placing an Ad for a Caregiver

The following is an example for a potential caregiver ad:

Seeking male or female caregiver with 1-2 years experience.

We are looking for an experienced caregiver for our 5-year old son with special needs and 9-year old daughter. Our son is a very happy boy and needs someone that is positive, caring and compassionate to care for him. He has cerebral palsy and needs help in all areas, along with someone that will push him to improve. Meal prep and light housekeeping also needed. Located at Dufferin & Rutherford.

Hours are 11 AM-5:30 PM from Monday to Thursday.

Duties include the following:

  • Prepare and serve nutritious meals including packing school lunch

  • Assist and teach children in personal hygiene

  • Take child to and from school and medical appointments

  • Bring and accompany children to recreational and fitness activities

  • Light housekeeping duties

  • Errands such as laundry and grocery shopping

  • Supervise and ensure homework is done by child

  • Work hours: 40-44 hrs/ week

Salary: $16.50/hr


Where to post an ad


Respite, Aides & Caregivers listings


Care is an online resource where caregivers show their expertise through an advertisement. The website provides special needs care that will be able to meet your family’s unique needs and provide an online forum for families and caregivers to connect with each other, arrange care, and share advice.


CBI Health Group

CBI Health Group offers physiotherapy, occupational therapy, exercise and behavioural therapies, as well as chiropractic, vocational, nursing, speech, massage and home health services. Additionally, they offer live in and respite services.  Please note that intake for these supports is done on a case to case basis.

Phone: 403-225-1222

Developmental Disabilities Resource Centre of Calgary 

Helps match families with private respite providers; offers programs and resources for children and adults with disabilities.

Phone: 403-240-3111

Just 4 U Family Services

24/7 home care offers respite, home and overnight care. Care and services are designed to meet the unique individual needs of each family. Respite care can be provided in either the family home or staff home. Services provided include: overnight care, respite, individual and group outings and community aide. Before services are started, Just 4 U brings the Home Support Worker to meet with the family/senior in their home. This is done to insure Home Support Worker and caregiver/client compatibility.

Phone: 403-590-2122

Post Natal Helpers

Respite services for newborns to children of six years of age. Serves mainly Calgary, and surrounding area when staff are available.

Phone: 403-640-0844

Rehoboth Relief Services

As-needed relief services will provide support to families of an individual who has a physical or developmental challenge, or sensory impairment, by providing supports in the family’s home. Relief Services will strive to meet each family’s relief requirements for short term, vacation and emergency needs.

Phone: 403-250-7333

McMann Respite Care Connection      

The service matches families with short term out-of-home care with consistent care providers for children with high-risk disabilities and their families.


Foster Care Program: 403-280-6295

Rotary Flames House       

For children with a life limiting condition and has been approved through Family Support for Children with Disabilities.


Stepping Into Life Inc.  

The program opens the door for families to enjoy and experience the freedom of a more independent lifestyle. Provides respite care for families to help recognize and respond to the needs of all family members. The goal is to increase independence and self esteem in our clients while building personal relationships for proven success in everyday living. Options include hourly, daytime, night time, 24 hours, several days at a time, or a weekly basis. 


Responsive children’s supports LTd.

Provides respite services for families with children with developmental disabilities or emotional/behavioural challenges who have been unable to access other respite agencies due to challenging behaviours. Services include Progressive Residential Supports Responsive Respite Services and Adaptive Behavioural Supports. These programs allow for planned, short-term, hourly supports in the comfort of the child’s home or at the agency site. Additionally, Kidz Hotel program offers activities for planned or emergency out-of-home overnight respite.


Phone: 403-207-5115