Hospice Northwest

Site: Schreiber Office

Service: Bereavement Support Services

Description & Services
Public Comments The Hospice Northwest Bereavement Support Services Office is located in Schreiber in the North Shore Family Health Team Office, but the Support Services are offered at the McCausland Hospital in Terrace Bay.
Description (Service)
  • Provides companionship and support to individuals and their families living with a life-limiting illness or those in need of grief and bereavement support 
  • Recruits and trains volunteers to provide supports and services to the frail elderly and persons who are managing chronic illness who could benefit from a palliative approach to care 
  • Volunteers coordinate and support group activities for the purpose of life enrichment in a peer support setting
Head office is located in Thunder Bay
Hours Office Mon-Wed 7 am-3:30 pm 
Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Pays Plat First Nation ; Schreiber ; Terrace Bay
Eligibility Individuals diagnosed with a life threatening illness or their caregiver
Application Referrals are accepted from anyone, providing the client agrees to receive service
Languages English ; French language service available upon request from volunteer staff
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-824-2934
Fax 807-824-2758
E-Mail schreiber@hospicenorthwest.ca
Website www.hospicenorthwest.ca
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Primary Contact Beverley Turpin, District Program Coordinator, North Shore Family Health Team
Alternate Contact Kathleen Buso, Communications Coordinator and Office Administrator, Thunder Bay; Phone: 807-626-5573; Email: kathleen@hospicenorthwest.ca
Volunteer Coordinator Terri Kannegiesser, Volunteer Coordinator, Thunder Bay; Phone: 807-626-5572; Email: terri@hospicenorthwest.ca
Primary Executive Joan Williams, Executive Director; Phone: 807-626-5575; Fax: 807-626-5574; Email: joan@hospicenorthwest.ca
Site Location JE Stokes Medical Centre
Located In Community Schreiber
Address 415 Scotia St
Schreiber, ON P0T 2S0
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Intersection Scotia St and Superior St
Mailing Address c/o North Shore Family Health Team 
PO Box 760 
Schreiber, ON P0T 2S0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2002
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care -- North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN) ; Fundraising ; Donations