VON Erie St Clair

Site: Chatham-Kent

Service: Kids' Circle: Children's Bereavement Program

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Contact Information
Office Phone 519-354-0430 ext 291
Fax 519-352-2466
Website www.voneriestclair.ca/chatham-kent
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Primary Contact Erin Crow, Program Coordinator; Email: erin.crow@von.ca
Alternate Contact Nicole Hunter, Manager, Community Support and Volunteer Services; Phone: 226-626-3027; Email: nicole.hunter@von.ca
Volunteer Coordinator Margaret Moore, Coordinator, Volunteer Recruitment and Retention; Email: margaret.moore@von.ca
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) COVID-19 - All programs are still being offered virtually. For other news and information click here. 
Provides supportive care to children and teens aged 4-18 who are facing a life-threatening illness themselves, the life threatening illness of a loved one, or who have experienced the death of a loved one. 
Support is offered through age-appropriate activities and education that help the child grieve in a safe and healthy manner while giving them the tools needed for normal, healthy grieving. The program is centered on the unique needs of each child and the focus is to provide one-to-one and group support for children and teens in an environment where they can feel safe to share their feelings.  
Visits take place at the child's school, in hospitals, homes or the child-friendly space at the VON office. There is no limit to the number of support sessions.
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Chatham-Kent
Eligibility Ages: 4 year(s) - 18 year(s) 
Children and youth
Application Referrals accepted from any source, including self-referral. Children must have permission from their parent or guardian.
Languages English
Fees None
Agency Information
Primary Executive Paula Vanthournout, Senior Manager, Home and Community Care, Erie St. Clair; Phone: 519-352-4462 * 519-254-4866; Email: paula.vanthournout@von.ca
Funding Fundraising ; Donations ; United Way ; Foundation - VON Chatham-Kent Foundation
Site Information
Located In Community Chatham
Address & Map
190 Stanley Ave, Ste 100
Chatham, ON N7M 3J9
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Intersection Stanley Ave and Lansdowne Ave
Mailing Address ON
Physical Access Fully Accessible ; Designated Parking; Usable entrance-bell for service or help into building; Accessible Washroom

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