Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Provides companionship and support to individuals in need of grief and bereavement support 
  • Recruits and trains volunteers to provide supports and companionship by: 
    • recognizing the uniqueness of the grief journey 
    • refraining from imposing their own spiritual or philosophical beliefs 
    • helping to find useful community resources which may help support the bereavement process
     
    Head office is located in Thunder Bay
Hours Office Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm 
Service hours vary depending on availability of volunteers
Areas Served Marathon
Eligibility Individuals in need of grief and bereavement support
Application Referrals are accepted from anyone, providing the client agrees to receive service
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-229-1740 Ext 278
Fax 807-229-1721
Website www.hospicenorthwest.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Cole Taylor, District Program Coordinator; Email: ctaylor@nosh.ca
Volunteer Coordinator Terri Kannegiesser, Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: 807-626-5570 ext 5572; Email: terri@hospicenorthwest.ca
Primary Executive Cherie Kok, Executive Director; Phone: 807-626-5575; Fax: 807-626-5574; Email: cherie@hospicenorthwest.ca
Site Location Located in the Wilson Memorial General Hospital
Located In Community Marathon
Address 26 Peninsula Rd
Marathon, ON P0T 2E0
 
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Intersection Peninsula Rd and Ontario St
Mailing Address Bag W 
Marathon, ON P0T 2E0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1999
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care -- North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN) ; Fundraising ; Donations