Contact Information
Office Phone 519-352-4462
After Hours Phone After hours voice mail
Fax 519-352-2466
Primary Contact Erin Crow, Kids Circle Program Coordinator; Phone: 519-352-4462 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) The 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
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
Located In Community Chatham
Address & Map
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
Print Material pamphlets