Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Provides a therapeutic program through visitation by dogs and their volunteer handlers to individuals dealing with illness, loneliness, depression or recovering from surgery 
  • Offers visitation in facilities such as daycare centres, hospitals, long-term care facilities, senior's residences and special needs programs 
  • Encourages and welcomes volunteers, especially those with friendly, well-behaved dogs who would be interested in brightening an individual's day 
  • Evaluates each dog to ensure the best temperament for the task
Hours Mon-Tue, Thu-Fri 9 am-12 noon
Areas Served Kenora District
Eligibility
  • Volunteers must be at least 18 years old and own a dog 
  • Cannot accept Pit Bull applicants due to passing of Bill 132
Application Call for information
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-468-8363
Toll Free Phone Thunder Bay: 1-800-667-6246
After Hours Phone Community Services (Brigade/MFR): 807-468-1343 or 807-543-2651
Fax 807-468-6393
E-Mail kenora@on.sja.ca
Website www.sja.ca
Primary Executive Barbara J Larson, Office Manager, St. John Ambulance - Kenora Branch
Alternate Executive Diane VanderZande, Community Services Volunteer; Phone: 807-468-1343 * 807-543-2651
Site Location Kenora Legion, West Room
Located In Community Kenora
Address Kenora Legion
300 McClellan Ave, 2nd Fl
Kenora, ON P9N 1A8
 
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Intersection McClellan Ave and Matheson St S
Mailing Address c/o St. John Ambulance 
PO Box 738 
Kenora, ON P9N 4B5
Physical Access Partially Accessible - Entrance -- No automatic push button doors; Parking -- No designated handicapped parking space; Washroom -- Accessible with side holding bar
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Donations