VON Canada

Site: Chatham - Stanley St

Service: Kids' Circle - Children's Bereavement Program - Chatham-Kent Branch

Contact Information
Office Phone 519-354-0430 ext 291
After Hours Phone After hours voice mail
Fax 519-352-2466
Website voneriestclair.ca/chatham-kent/
Primary Contact Erin Crow, Kids Circle Program Coordinator; Phone: 519-354-0430 ext 291; Email: erin.crow@von.ca
Alternate Contact Nicole Hunter, Manager, Community Support and Volunteer Services; Phone: 226-626-3027 ext 5224; Email: nicole.hunter@von.ca
Volunteer Coordinator Margaret Moore, Coordinator, Volunteer Recruitment and Retention, VON; Email: margaret.moore@von.ca
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) VON's Kids' Circle Program provides supportive care to children and teens aged 4 to 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 Kids' Circle 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 and referrals are accepted from any source.
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Chatham-Kent
Eligibility Ages: 4 year(s) - 18 year(s) 
Male; Female;
Application Call 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
Languages English
Fees None
Agency Information
Alternate Executive Phone: 226-627-1460
Funding Fundraising ; Donations ; United Way ; Foundation - VON Chatham-Kent Foundation ; The Ontario Trillium Foundation
Site Information
Located In Community Chatham
Address & Map
United Way Centre for Community Innovation
425 McNaughton Ave W
Chatham, ON
Canada N7L 4K4
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Intersection McNaughton Ave W and Doverdoon Dr
Mailing Address ON
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Print Material books, pamphlets

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