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Organization: Hospice Northwest - Thunder Bay Office  
Phone Numbers: 807-626-5570
Fax: 807-626-5574
Email: hospicenorthwest@tbaytel.net
Website: www.hospicenorthwest.ca
Address:
63 Carrie St, Suite 105
Thunder Bay, ON
P7A 4J2
Intersection: Carrie St and Martha St
Location: St Joseph's Heritage
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Executives: Joan Williams - Executive Director
joan@hospicenorthwest.ca
Contacts: Kathleen Buso - Communications Coordinator and Office Administrator
kathleen@hospicenorthwest.ca
Service Description: Functions as a volunteer based community organization providing compassionate companionship to individuals and their families as they respond to end of life challenges

Located in St Joseph's Heritage on Carrie St

  • Functions as a volunteer based community organization
  • Offers a variety of support services to persons living with a life threatening illness, and those who have been bereaved
  • Offers a library of up to date resources for clients, caregivers, volunteers and the general public

  • Compassionate Support
    • Enhances the quality of life during a serious illness
    • Provides compassionate support for palliative clients defined by the client and/or family and can include practical assistance and in home respite

    Bereavement and Grief Support
    • Offers support to individuals grieving the loss of a loved one through death, and wishes to be supported on a one-on-one supportive relationship with a volunteer
    • Offers a peer support group 3-4 times per year for people who have experienced the death of a loved one

    This organization is a Registered Charity

    Fees: None
    Application: Referrals can be made by anyone, as long as the client is aware of the referral * an interview is set up and the client and volunteer are matched
    Eligibility - Population(s) Served: People diagnosed with a life threatening illness or their caregiver
    Languages: English
    Area(s) Served:
    Thunder Bay City, Thunder Bay District  
    See Also: Bereavement
    In-Home Hospice Care

    This information was last completely updated on November 10, 2016

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