Friends of Olivia Foundation

Site: Thunder Bay - Mailing Address

Service: Financial Assistance

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Description & Services
Public Comments Support is not illness or disease specific.
Description (Agency) An organization that provides financial assistance for families with children who must travel for medical care outside of Thunder Bay
Description (Service) Supports families in the District of Thunder Bay who must travel to a medical centre outside of Thunder Bay for their child
Provides the following programs and services:
Emergency Travel 
Provides financial assistance to parents for emergency travel required to accompany their child for out-of-town medical treatment
Northern Health Travel Grant 
Acts as third party for this program
Financial Assistance 
Provides financial assistance to families who have to be away from home for long periods of time while child receives medical care
Special Requests 
  • Financial Assistance for special requests 
  • Searches for further funding sources to assist families in need
Hours Message Service Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Thunder Bay District
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and under 
  • Children who need out-of-town medical care 
  • Pregnant women experiencing complications 
  • Must be a permanent resident within the District of Thunder Bay
Application Phone 807-627-4153 and leave a message or email
Required documentation may include: 
  • Verification of Appointment form or letter from physician 
  • Copy of medical assessment or letter written on hospital letterhead verifying child's diagnosis, signed by medical professional or social worker 
  • Verification of income or letter from employer confirming gross income 
  • All original receipts for any travel or accommodation bookings
Financial Assistance Application can be found on the website
Languages English
Fees Program
Contact Information
Office Phone 24 hour Messaging Service 807-627-4153
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Jessica Walker, Administration and Family Travel Coordinator
Primary Executive KC Craig, Board Chair
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address Thunder Bay
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Mailing Address Box 29189 
McIntyre Centre 
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 6P9
Physical Access Not Applicable
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2005
Funding Fundraising ; Private ; Foundation