March of Dimes Canada

Site: Chatham Office - Tecumseh Rd

Service: Supportive Housing, Outreach Attendant Services and Seniors Mobile Wellness

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Record #: CHK0385 Last Modified: 15 Apr 2015 Last Full Update: 30 Jan 2015
Contact Information
Office Phone519-351-8464
Fax519-436-0533
E-Mailjfieldus@marchofdimes.ca
Websitewww.marchofdimes.ca
Primary ContactJeff Fieldus, Community Support Supervisor - Supportive Housing; Phone: 519-351-8464 ext 24; Email: jfieldus@marchofdimes.ca
Alternate ContactKatelyn St.Amand, Community Support Supervisor - OAS & Mobile Welness, March of Dimes Canada; Phone: 519-351-8464 ext 23; Email: kstamand@marchofdimes.ca
Description and Service Details
Service/Program DescriptionCurrently have 2 supportive housing programs, with a total of 18 accessible apartments with round-the-clock non-medical care available to assist tenants with dressing, food preparation, housekeeping, laundry, shopping etc, rent is geared to income;  
 
Outreach Program - Non-medical staff to assist disabled persons in their own homes with meal preparation, dressing, hygiene and eating; Respite-provides care-giver relief;  
 
Seniors Mobile Wellness Program - for persons who have medical issues or seniors who otherwise may have to live in a long-term care facility or in hospital because without assistance they would not be able to maintain living in their own homes * program is 24-hour-based with staff able to go in and assist people regularly from 6 am to midnight, with an on-call component to deploy staff if someone needs help in the night.
HoursOffice Mon-Fri 8:30 am - 4:30 pm * Supportive Housing Program 24hrs Sun-Sat * Outreach Services 6 am-12 midnight Sun-Sat * Seniors Mobile Wellness Program Sun-Sat 6 am-12 midnight
Areas ServedChatham-Kent
EligibilityAges: 16 year(s) and up 
 
Permanent physical disability and must be able to direct own care
ApplicationSelf referral; family member; professional referral; CCAC; there is a varied waiting list for services
LanguagesEnglish ; French - via interpreter
FeesNone ; Proprietary services are available upon request
Agency Information
Established1951
FundingProvincial ; Donations ; Provincial: Ministry of Health
Site Information
Located In CommunityChatham
Address & Map
Riverview Terrace
5 Tecumseh Rd, Unit 115
Chatham, ON N7M 1A9
 
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IntersectionRichmond St and Keil Dr
Mailing Address5 Tecumseh Rd 
Chatham, ON N7M 1A9
AccessibilityFully Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Elevator with braille and voice/tone features ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall
Topics
Service CategoriesAttendant Services for People with Physical Disabilities ; Semi-Independent Living Residences for Adults with Disabilities ~ Physical Disabilities ; Supported Living Services for Adults with Disabilities ~ Physical Disabilities
Other Details
Print MaterialPamphlets available on the various programs and services offered by March of Dimes Canada