Essex County Chaper of New Voices

Site: Essex - Gosfield Townline West

Service: Support Group for Laryngectomees and Neck Breathers

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Contact Information
Office Phone 519-250-6536
Primary Contact Mike Ouellette, President, Essex County Chapter of New Voices; Phone: (Business) 519-250-6536
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) COVID19 Important Information: 
April 2020 meeting has been cancelled. We will contact members mid April to communicate any further changes. 
* A non-profit, voluntary organization providing support to laryngectomees, neck breathers and their families.  
* Objectives are to educate, stimulate and advocate for members, their families and the community. 
* Provide a local support network, including personal visits (hospital and home), monthly meetings, newsletters, social gatherings and workshops 
* The group is one of the few active New Voices Chapters in Ontario  
* this chapter offers a 'loan' program of various equipment/batteries to members (attend a meeting or call for details)
Hours See Meeting section
Meetings Where: Meetings held @ Essex County Library, Essex branch 
When: First Fri of Mar, Apr, May & Sep, Oct, Nov 1:30 pm-3 pm  
* BBQ held in June  
* December Christmas Luncheon (TBD) * Call for details
Areas Served Essex County ; Windsor
Boundaries Anyone is welcome from Southwestern Ontario
Eligibility * Laryngectomees, neck breathers and their families 
* Anyone from Southwestern Ontario is welcome
Application Call for details
Languages English
Fees Membership - $10 Annually ; Donation - charitable donations appreciated
Agency Information
Established 1994
Primary Executive Mike Ouellette
Alternate Executive Helga Schollenberger, Vice-President; Email:
Funding Donations - Charitable Donations ; Membership fees - $10 annually
Site Information
Site Location Essex County Library
Located In Community Essex
Address & Map
Essex County Library
35 Gosfield Townline W
Essex, ON N8M 0A1
Intersection Gosfield Townline West and County Rd 34
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Parking, Washroom and Entrance
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