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 Office Mon, Fri 8 am-4:30 pm * Tue, Wed 8 am-6 pm * Thu 8 am-5:15 pm 
Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Manitouwadge
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 ; Interpretive Services - French upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-826-3174 Ext 277
Fax 807-826-4216
E-Mail manitouwadge@hospicenorthwest.ca
Website www.hospicenorthwest.ca
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Primary Contact Trena Roberts, District Program Coordinator; Email: t.roberts@mfht.ca
Alternate Contact Kathleen Buso, Communications Coordinator; Phone: 807-626-5570 ext 5573; Email: kathleen@hospicenorthwest.ca
Volunteer Coordinator Terri Kannegiesser, Volunteer Coordinator; 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 Manitouwadge General Hospital
Located In Community Manitouwadge
Address Manitouwadge General Hospital
1 Health Care Cres
Manitouwadge, ON P0T 2C0
 
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Intersection Health Care Crescent and Shebandowan Avenue
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) ; Fundraising ; Donations