Volunteer at FOOTPRINTSAbout Us

FOOTPRINTS provides respite services for families with children diagnosed on the Autism Spectrum in Durham Region.  With programs located in Pickering and Whitby, FOOTPRINTS strives to provide respite care to as many as possible.

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Saturday Respite Program at
St. Mark’s United Church, Whitby

If interested, please go to our volunteer page and complete the on-line Volunteer Application Form

Together We ‘Hang’

Social Program for Youth (14-21yrs) on the
Autism Spectrum and Their Peers

Youth on the Autism Spectrum are paired with a volunteer – their peer, for a social gathering fostering inclusion, acceptance and friendship.


Whitby Library: Starting September 11 running Mondays 4-6pm until December 11.
No program October 9 – Happy Thanksgiving

Pickering Library:  Wednesdays 4-6 pm. September 27 and October 11, 18. We are hopeful that more dates will be added.

For more information/registration or to volunteer call 905-420-0388 ext. 3 or julie@footprints4autism.org.

logo3-300x205FOOTPRINTS 4 Autism gratefully acknowledges the financial support of “George and Jean Lofthouse PickeringPublicLIBFund at Durham Community Foundation” allowing us to run Together We ‘Hang’ again at the Pickering Library. Thank you to the Pickering Library for their continued partnership.

WPL_logo75Together We ‘Hang’ will also run again at the Whitby Library. town of whitby 001Thank you to the Whitby Library for their continued partnership. We would also thank the Town of Whitby’s Mayor’s Community Development Fund for supporting the expansion of our popular program to Whitby in 2016.

FOOTPRINTS Pickering has Friday 5-8pm Respite Spots Available

If you are interested in a spot for your child please contact:
Michele 905-420-0388 ext. 2 – Pickering Friday Evenings

FOOTPRINTS gives parents and caregivers the precious gift of time.