VON Chatham-Kent

Kids Circle

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Record #: CHK4944 Last Modified: 29 Nov 2013 Last Full Update: 21 Mar 2013
Located In CommunityChatham
Address405 Riverview Dr, Unit 103
Chatham, ON N7M 5J5
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AccessibilityFully Accessible
IntersectionRiverview Drive and Bloomfield Road
Mailing Address405 Riverview Dr, Unit 103 
Chatham, ON N7M 5J5
Contact Information
Office Phone519-352-4462
After Hours PhoneAfter hours voice mail
Primary ContactErin Crow, Kids Circle Program Coordinator; Phone: 519-352-4462 ext 5238; Email: erin.crow@von.ca
Alternate ContactNicole Hunter, Manager, Community Support and Volunteer Services; Phone: 519-352-4462 ext 5224
Primary ExecutiveAndrew Ward, Executive Director; Phone: 519-352-4462 ext 5231; Email: Andrew.Ward@von.ca
Description & Services
DescriptionThe Kids' Circle program provides supportive care to children and teens 4 to 18 who are facing a life-threatening illness themselves, the life-threatening illness of a loved one, or experiencing the loss of a loved one * The loved one may be anyone that the child or teen felt close to and the death may be as the result of a life-threatening illness, an accidental death, a sudden death or a suicide death * The main focus of the program is to provide one-to-one support for children and adolescents who are facing these types of struggles as well as providing support to these children through their parents or primary caregivers * This support can be delivered in a variety of settings including the home, school, hospital as well as supportive care sessions offered at the VON Chatham-Kent branch.* There is also a comprehensive lending library with materials available on living with life-threatening illness as well as experiencing death and the grieving process * Community Educational Workshops are also held as well as Community Presentations are offered upon request
HoursMon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30pm
DatesYear round
Areas ServedChatham-Kent
EligibilityAges: 4 year(s) - 18 year(s) 
Male; Female;
ApplicationCall for information; self-referral; referral by family, doctor, health care professionals, school personnel; permission for the child to be seen must be given by parent or guardian
Print Materialpamphlets
FundingFundraising ; Donations ; United Way ; Foundation ; Fundraising ; Donations ; United Way ; Foundation ; United Way of Chatham-Kent; Private Donations; VON Chatham-Kent Foundation; The Ontario Trillium Foundation  
Service Level (10) Local Government  
Supplementary Info
Service Level(50) Non Profit