Description & Services
Description (Agency) Functions as a volunteer based community organization providing compassionate companionship to individuals and their families as they respond to end of life challenges
Agency Services
Description (Service)
  • 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
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Thunder Bay District
Eligibility Individuals diagnosed with a life threatening illness or their caregiver
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
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-626-5570
Fax 807-626-5574
E-Mail hospicenorthwest@tbaytel.net
Website www.hospicenorthwest.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Kathleen Buso, Communications Coordinator and Office Administrator; Email: kathleen@hospicenorthwest.ca
Volunteer Coordinator Terri Kannegiesser, Volunteer Coordinator; Email: terri@hospicenorthwest.ca
Primary Executive Joan Williams, Executive Director; Email: joan@hospicenorthwest.ca
Site Location St Joseph's Heritage
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 63 Carrie St, Ste 105
Thunder Bay, ON P7A 4J2
 
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Intersection Carrie St and Martha St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care -- North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN) ; United Way