VON - Northeastern Ontario

Site: Algoma - Sault Ste Marie

Service: Nursing Services

Description & Services
Description (Service) Offers a wide range of community health care solutions including the following services:
The Adult Day Centre  
  • Assists individuals in maintaining their independence in the community for as long as possible 
  • Provides relief for caregivers of frail elderly and socially isolated seniors
Volunteer Hospice Service 
  • Offers non medical palliative volunteer support to persons living with a terminal illness and their family  
  • Visits in home or hospital or other facility 
  • Support patients emotionally, spiritually and practically 
  • Provides respite to caregivers and bereavement support
Bereavement Support Services 
  • Provides a 9-week bereavement support groups for adults 
  • Provides monthly open information sessions offering education on bereavement issues
Visiting Nursing Services  
  • Provides in home nursing services for health care issues, including foot care 
  • Offers flu clinics in workplace
Palliative Pain and Symptom Management Consultation Services 
  • Provides expertise and consultation for health care professionals in managing symptoms and supporting individuals with a life threatening illness and their caregivers
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Algoma District
Boundaries Catchment area includes the following communities: 
Bar River 
Blind River 
Bruce Mines 
East Echo Bay 
Goulais River 
Havilland Bay 
Hilton Beach 
Iron Bridge 
Richard's Landing 
Sault Ste Marie 
St Joe's Island 
Eligibility No restrictions
  • To access services with fee assistance apply through the North East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN) 
  • To access services at full cost contact office directly
Languages English ; French
Fees Program - Adult Day Program ; Service - Foot Clinic ; None - Volunteer Hospice Service; Bereavement Support Services; Palliative Pain and Symptom Management consultation services ; Workplace Flu Clinics - fees are negotiated
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-942-8200
Toll Free Phone 1-800-561-6551
Fax 705-942-8874
E-Mail kim.paradis@von.ca
Website www.von.ca
Primary Contact Kim Paradis, Site Supervisor, VON Algoma; Phone: 705-942-8200 ext 200 * (Cell) 705-206-4537; Email: kim.paradis@von.ca
Volunteer Coordinator Dana Boyle, Program Support, VON Algoma; Phone: 705-942-8200 ext 265; Email: dana.boyle@von.ca
Primary Executive Jacqueline Dorval, Executive Director
Located In Community Sault Ste. Marie
Address 7-B Oxford St
Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6B 1R7
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Intersection Oxford St and Pim St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (80) United Way
Established 1954
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care -- North East Local Health Intergrated Network (NELHIN) ; Donations ; United Way ; Foundation - VON Canada Foundation
Elections March