Darling Home for Kids

Overview of programs and Services::

The Darling Home for Kids provides paediatric hospice, respite and residential care. Hospice services include palliative-respite, end-of-life and transition to home services for children who have a life-limiting or life-threatening illness and their families.

What languages are your services offered in?:


Is your program designated as a hospice palliative care program/service?:


What population of hospice palliative care patients/clients does your program/service currently serve?:


What are your admission/referral criteria?:

- Children who are between the ages of 0-18 years
- Children who have a progressive life-limiting illness, or a major medical disease that is demonstrating a progressive decline
- Children who have a valid Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP)
- Children who are eligible to receive services from their Local Health Integration Network (LHIN)
- Families who have engaged in advanced care planning discussions
- In the case of End-of-Life Care, children must have a current Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) order

Your hospice palliative care program/service provides support and/or care for the following:

Care for all conditions

How would you answer the following question if asked by a patient, client, resident and/or family? "What can you do for me?":

We provide comprehensive hospice care for children in a place that feels like home. Dedicated nurses and personal support workers focus on comfort and quality of life, and offer a continuum of services to meet the needs of families throughout their journey; from respite and pain and symptom management through to end of life care and bereavement support.

Animal Therapists:

In Program or Service

Art Therapists:

In Program or Service


In Program or Service

Bereavement Support:

In Program or Service

Complementary Therapies:

In Program or Service

Music Therapists:

In Program or Service


Dedicated Staff

Personal Support Workers:

Dedicated Staff

Pain Symptom Management:

In Program or Service


Dedicated Staff

Respite Care:

In Program or Service

Social Workers:

Dedicated Staff

Volunteer Coordinators:

Dedicated Staff

Contact Information

5657, 15th Side Road
Milton,  Ontario
L9T 2X7
Contact Name: Sharleen Sun
Phone: (905) 878-7673 or 1-(877) 406-7673
Fax: (905) 878-9886


Residential Hospice
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