Residential Group Home Care for Disabled Youth and Children

Our Youth/Children Residential Care Program provides daily support for individuals aged 17 years and under with developmental disabilities.

If you have applied for funding, click the schedule a consult button below. If you have yet to secure your funding, continue below to the information provided on this page.

Funding For Youth and Children Group Homes Near Edmonton and Calgary

Government funded support options are available for caregivers and guardians of disabled children to help with access to tailored care, including youth/children group homes.

How to Apply for FSCD

Transferring Your Child to an Adult Group Home? Apply for PDD

Testimonials

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Melinda B

My daughter’s life has expanded in many way being at Entrust. She has so many more opportunities to participate in the community in meaningful ways.My daughter’s life has expanded in many way being at Entrust. She has so many more opportunities to participate in the community in meaningful ways.

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Geoff & Elsa D.

Our son is having a fantastic experience. He enjoys living in residential care. He texts us daily telling us how happy he is in his new home, and what activities he is doing. The communication I receive weekly from Entrust reflects what my son tells us.

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Austin Beavers

Entrust has been there not only for Allison but for me as well. They assured me that she would be safe and that they would help in her life’s journey. Their staff keeps me up to date with weekly reports so I am still involved. Entrust and their staff truly care for my daughter and her well being on all levels.

Visit Our Edmonton and Calgary Group Homes for Children Near You

Entrust has provided care in youth and children group homes for children with developmental disabilities, special needs, and complicated behavioral designations in Edmonton and Calgary for over 20 years. At an Entrust Group Home for Kids, your child will have truly customized care in a safe, inclusive environment.

We go to great lengths to ensure that you and your child have the right support and information. Contrary to the stigma of group homes, our goal is to ensure every child at an Entrust youth group home in Alberta can live a full, happy, and independent life. That’s why we will help you to identify support schemes and care options at homes for youth and children near you.

Everything from your child’s wellness plan to their housemates and staffing are customized to their needs. Our team of behavior specialists work with parents, guardians, caregivers, teachers, and other school staff to fully understand each individual child. Our team is made up of trained experts, in consultation with registered psychologists, to support troubled youth, children with special needs, and other juveniles who need specialist support.

Read about our group homes for disabled youth below, find a home near you, and book a consultation to find out more.

Navigating Group Homes

Frequently Asked Questions

What age can you put your child in a group home?

At Entrust, we accept children from age 10 up to 17 years. Clients over 17 years of age would be placed in an adult home. It’s important to note that age isn’t the only consideration, however – that’s why our team works closely with you to assess your child’s needs and find the best solution for them, and you.

How to put your child in a group home?

If your child qualifies for Family Support for Children Disabilities (FSCD) services, then they are also eligible for our residential care programme. To find out more and get the process started, speak to your FSCD coordinator or book a consultation with us.

Can I put my child in a group home?

If your child qualifies for Family Support for Children Disabilities (FSCD) services, then they are also eligible for our residential care programme. To find out more and get the process started, speak to your FSCD coordinator or book a consultation with us.

What is the cost of group homes per child?

The cost of care will vary from child to child, based on their specific needs. We can only give you an accurate cost for your child once we’ve begun the consultation process – click here to book.

At Entrust our group homes aim to make the cost of residential care as affordable as possible. Up to three residents will live in a home, and living together allows them to share costs of living such as food, as well as the cost of care as much as is safe and effective.

How do I transfer my now-adult child to a group home for adults?

It’s very easy to transfer your child to a group home for adults. If the child is already in an Entrust care home for disabled youth, then we will get in touch with you when their 18th birthday is getting close to discuss next steps. If you have a child who you would like to move from another group home into an Entrust group home for adults, click here to book a consultation.

We always put the needs of our clients first – so, for instance, if all the residents of a group home for children are due to turn 18 at the same time, we will try to keep them together and at the same location, if possible, to minimize disruption to their lives.

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