Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

What does Hutton House do?

Who can participate in the programs at Hutton House?

Is there a waiting list?

How many hours per day/week do people come to Hutton House? 

Are there fees for the programs?

Where are you located?

Do you offer programs only in London?

How many people come to Hutton House?

Do people live at Hutton House?

Can I come to Hutton House if I am in high school?

How long can I participate in programs at Hutton House?

Can the general public use Hutton House facilities?

What is your policy as it relates to participants coming to Hutton House sick?

How is Hutton House funded?

Where can I purchase Hutton House pottery?

 

What does Hutton House do?
Hutton House provides services for youth and adults with disabilities.  Please visit our Programs section for more information.

Who can participate in the programs at Hutton House?
Persons with any type of disability are welcome to apply such as persons with physical, mental health, intellectual and learning disabilities. Some programs have specific eligibility criteria. 

Is there a waiting list?
It depends on the program.  Some programs have waiting lists, others do not.  The length of the waiting list also varies by program.

How many hours per day/week do people come to Hutton House? 
It depends how often an individual wants to come, and how much room is available in our programs.  An individual may be involved in just 1 program or several if they are eligible.

Are there fees for the programs?
Fees are charged in some programs while others are free.   Adult Education, Access Voluntarism, and Employment Services are free.  Other programs may charge small fees.  Visit our Programs and Forms area for more information.

Where are you located?
We have 3 locations.  Please see our Contact Us section for more information.

Do you offer programs only in London?
Most programs are only offered in London.  However, Youth En Route, provides employment support to people 15 - 30 years of age living anywhere in Middlesex County.  Day Break also offers services to individuals from Middlesex County as long as they are able to arrange transportation.

How many people come to Hutton House?
Hutton House provides services to over 700 people each year.

Do people live at Hutton House?
No, our programs are only available during the day, Monday to Friday. We do not have any residential programs.  Please visit our links section or healthline.ca for more information on residential programs available in London.

Can I come to Hutton House if I am in high school?
Most of our programs are offered during the day when students are still in school.  In the summer you may want to try our leisure or fitness program.  In the Summer you may also want to volunteer  at a not for profit agency or Storybook Gardens.  We cannot help you to find a job if you are still in school.
If you would like to observe a program or come for a tour you are welcome to do so.  Please call 519-472-1541 x232 for more information.

How long can I participate in programs at Hutton House?
Participation is generally based on how long an individual wants to access our services.  Some individuals access our programs for long periods of time (10+ years), others more briefly. 
Each individual has rights and responsibilities as a participant.  If an individual does not meet their responsibilities as a participant they can be suspended.

Can the general public use Hutton House facilities?
Hutton House has 3 locations that are available to the public to use evenings and weekends.  Anyone wishing to do so must sign a contract regarding use of the facilities. Fees may also apply.

What is your policy as it relates to participants coming to Hutton House sick?
It is important that Hutton House provide a healthy environment for all participants, volunteers and staff.  Hutton House is developing contingency plans in the event of H1N1 or influenza outbreak and employs rigorous infection control routines.  All staff are required to use standard precautions.  Visitors are asked to use the hand sanitizer in the lobby before entering the premises.
To prevent the spread of infection to others, participants and staff should not attend programs when they are ill.  Participants may be sent home if they arrive with symptoms of contagious diseases including coughing, sneezing, fever, runny nose etc.

How is Hutton House funded?
Hutton House receives funding from a number of different sources including Employment Ontario, Ministry of Community and Social Services, Local Health Integration Network, the Ministry of Community and Social Services – Ontario Disability Support Program, Ministry of Health Promotion, Ministry of Community and Social Services – Passport, Hutton House Foundation and the City of London.  Please visit our About Us section to view our most recent Annual Report for additional details.

Where can I purchase Hutton House pottery?
In London, you can purchase Hutton House pottery at our Gift Shop at the Hutton House Main Building located at 654 Wonderland Rd N.  We do not offer online sales at this time, but you can view samples of our pottery in our Online Store section.
If you are a wholesaler interested in carrying our products please call 519-472-6381.