Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Provides companionship and support to individuals living with a life-limiting illness and their families 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 Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Geraldton
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
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-854-1862 Ext 301
Fax 807-854-1568
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Jade Fortier, District Program Coordinator, Geraldton District Hospital; Email:
Alternate Contact Kathleen Buso, Communications Coordinator/Office Administrator, Thunder Bay; Phone: 807-626-5570 ext 5573; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator Terri Kannegiesser, Manager of Client and Volunteer Services, Thunder Bay; Phone: 807-626-5570 ext 5572; Email:
Primary Executive Joan Williams, Executive Director; Phone: 807-626-5570 ext 5575; Email:
Site Location Geraldton District Hospital
Located In Community Geraldton
Address Geraldton District Hospital
500 Hogarth Ave W
Geraldton, ON P0T 1M0
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Intersection Hogarth Ave and 4th Street W
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1996
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care -- North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN) ; Donations