OPAL was established 30 years ago to assist families with special needs children find some measures of relief through respite care-giving the parents and families a break from the daily stress of caring for their intellectually and/or cognitively disabled dependent. For many families, those stresses can drive them to the breaking point.
Who is Eligible for OPAL?
·Parent or guardian
·You have a dependent with an intellectual disability
·Your dependent lives at home with you
·You live within a 50 km radius of Fredericton