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Worker Registration

The Direct Support Provider promote active living for children and adults with developmental disabilities including autism and/or physical disabilities in their own home or in the community, while providing parent relief. Workers registered with the Worker Bank are connected with families looking for support and relief.

Note: Direct Support Providers on the registry are not employees of the Respiteservices.com nor Service Coordination Support, and are considered self-employed!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide safe, stimulating and recreational support both in home and in the community
  • Provide care and supervision according to the individuals needs
  • Provide respite/support services as requested by the parent/guardian
  • Network with community groups, facilitate inclusion and act as a positive role model
  • Maintain communication with the Worker Bank Coordinator


  • Ability and willingness to work with persons with developmental disabilities and/or autism
  • Effective communication skills with both verbal and non-verbal populations
  • Commitment to providing quality life experiences in the home and in the community
  • Experience providing care and support to persons with disabilities is an asset
  • First Aid and CPR is an asset


  • Variable hours (days, evenings, weekends, overnights, relief, seasonal)
  • Part-time/ full time (possibility of additional hours)

How to Become a Direct Support Provider:

  • Submit your online application and attach your resume
  • Provide a current Police Record Check for the Vulnerable Sector (not older than 6 months)
  • Provide two references
  • Suitable applicants will be contacted for an interview by the Worker Bank Coordinator

If you are interested in becoming a Direct Support Provider, please complete the Direct Support Provider/Worker Application online. Please use:

Online Worker Registration

If you would prefer to submit the forms by Mail or Fax, please print and complete the following form:

       NOTE:  Your resume must accompany your application

       Mail to:
       Service Coordination Support / Worker Bank Coordinator 
       507 - 1400 St. Laurent

       Ottawa, ON   K1K 4H4
AX: 613 748 1018

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