Contact Information
Office Phone 226-830-0803
After Hours Phone After hours voice mail
Fax 519-352-2466
Primary Contact Erin Crow, Kids Circle Program Coordinator; Phone: 226-830-0803 ext 5238; Email:
Alternate Contact Nicole Hunter, Manager, Community Support and Volunteer Services; Phone: 519-352-4462 ext 5224
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.* Group or individual music therapy sessions are provided by a Music Therapist. 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
Primary Executive Andrew Ward, Executive Director; Phone: 519-352-4462 ext 5231; Email:
Funding Fundraising ; Donations ; United Way ; Foundation - VON Chatham-Kent Foundation ; The Ontario Trillium Foundation
Site Information
Site Location Chatham - Stanley St
Located In Community Chatham
Address & Map
Chatham-Kent Branch VON
190 Stanley Ave, Suite 100
Chatham, ON N7M 3J9
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Intersection William and Stanley
Mailing Address Suite 100 
Chatham, ON N7M 3J9
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Other Details
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