The Darling Home for Kids is a place of joy, filled with the smiles and laughter of children engaging in unique and enriching experiences. Located in Milton, we are a state-of-the-art facility providing respite, hospice palliative and residential care and since opening our doors in 2004, we have provided over 350,000 hours of service to children across Ontario.
Medically fragile children receive wonderful care in a beautiful, warm and home-like environment, which provides comfort and a break to families facing the daily challenges of caring for a child with complex medical needs. Families are supported knowing that there is a continuum of care from respite through to palliation and, when needed, end of life care.
It is our fundamental philosophy that all children be loved and valued, and given the opportunity to be challenged in an environment where they can thrive.
“The support The Darling Home for Kids provides goes beyond nurses caring for special needs children. They save families”
– Erin Gibson, Piper’s Mom
Every dollar raised from Ride with Wheels directly supports our programs and services at The Darling Home for Kids, helping to ensure that our Home is here when families need us the most.
For more information, visit www.darlinghomeforkids.ca
Join us on June 24th 2018 as we make a difference in our community.
Charitable Registration Number: 88852 4840 RR0001 (The Cedarbrook Society O/A The Darling Home for Kids)
“The Darling Home for Kids gives us a place to leave our child with people who love her. They give us the time to collect ourselves, gather our strength and prepare for the next stretch of life. The support they provide is invaluable. For Stephanie, they provide a safe space where she can just relax and be herself. She just gets to be a kid on vacation. It’s amazing. Nobody chooses this life; it just happens to you. Respite gives us the break to look at it, deal with it and grieve as a couple. There is no therapy better than that! It lets us feel the full spectrum of our situation in a way that is emotionally healthy so that we can present the best version of ourselves to Stephanie. While we work hard for her, The Darling Home for Kids works even harder for us all. It is the best gift we’ve ever been given.”
- Bev, Stephanie’s Mom