Hospice Northwest

Site: Longlac Office

Service: Bereavement Support Services

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-Tue 8:30 am-4:30 pm, 6 pm-8 pm * Wed-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Longlac
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 - Staff person or volunteer, no services provided
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-876-2271
Fax 807-876-2473
E-Mail longlac@hospicenorthwest.ca
Website www.hospicenorthwest.ca
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Primary Contact Danielle Berard, District Program Coordinator; Email: dberard@norwestchc.org
Alternate Contact Rebecca Adams, District Program Coordinator; Phone: 807-876-2271 ext 232; Email: radams@norwestchc.org
Volunteer Coordinator Terri Kannegiesser, Volunteer Coordinator, Hospice Northwest, Thunder Bay Office; Phone: 807-626-5572; Email: terri@hospicenorthwest.ca
Primary Executive Joan Williams, Executive Director, Hospice Northwest, Thunder Bay Office; Phone: 807-626-5575; Fax: 807-626-5574; Email: joan@hospicenorthwest.ca
Site Location Norwest Community Health Centre
Located In Community Longlac
Address 99 Skinner Ave
Longlac, ON P0T 2A0
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Intersection Skinner Ave and Centennial Dr
Mailing Address PO Box 910 
Longlac, ON P0T 2A0
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) ; Donations