Contact Information
Office Phone St Thomas: 519-637-6408
East Elgin: 519-765-2999
Toll Free Phone 1-800-201-0909
Fax 519-631-4798
Website www.vonme.ca
Primary Contact Jill Ouimette, Manager, Home and Community Care; Email: jill.ouimette@von.ca
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Supports for older adults, and adults with disabilities * helps people remain independent in their own homes and community for as long as possible

Falls Prevention and Group Exercise Classes for Older Adults - Group exercise and falls prevention classes for older adults and people with mobility issues and chronic conditions * aims to improve strength and balance to prevent injury and falls

Alzheimer and Dementia Visiting - Regular visits to people with Alzheimer's disease or dementia, for respite and companionship by trained volunteers

Caregiver Training, Information and Education - Peer support groups, education, and training for family members, service providers, and caregivers * sessions may include information such as advanced directives, safety issues, housing options, caregiver wellness and more

Congregate Dining - Monthly social activities * some events include a hot meal * activities can include games, crafts, and physical activities

Hospice and Bereavement Services - Companionship, respite care, and emotional support to people and their family/caregivers living with a life-threatening illness at any stage of illness from diagnosis on

Hospice Volunteer Visiting - Trained volunteers provide support, respite and emotional support to people and their family/caregivers living with a life-threatening illness at any stage of illness

Security Checks - Regular visits and phone calls to check on the health and safety of people who live alone * screened volunteers listen, talk, and help isolated people stay in contact with the outside world

Volunteer Visiting - Regular volunteer visits to older adults and people with disabilities, who live alone * volunteers visitors are matched one-to-one with clients to provide companionship and support * visits may also include activities outside the home

Services and Programs:
  • Assisted Living
  • Blood Pressure Clinic
  • Home Help
  • Information Centre
  • Meals On Wheels
  • Transportation
Hours Administration: Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
Areas Served Elgin County
Boundaries Elgin County and area
Eligibility Older adults and people with disabilities, who need physical, social, or emotional supports
Application Call * no referral required
Languages English
Fees Varies per program
Agency Information
Established 1897
Primary Executive Julie Johnston, Senior Manager, Community and Family Support Services; Email: julie.johnston2@von.ca
Funding Private ; Provincial - SWLHIN
Site Information
Site Location St Thomas
Located In Community St Thomas
Address & Map
175 S Edgeware Rd
St Thomas, ON N5P 4C4
Intersection S Edgeware Rd and Burwell Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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