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Service: Bereavement Support

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Contact Information
Office Phone Sakura House 519-537-8515 ext 3 
VON Office 519-539-1231
Fax 519-537-8177
E-Mail annemarie.wallace-phillips@von.ca
Website vonsakurahouse.com/care-support/bereavement-support/
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Primary Contact Anne Marie Wallace Phillips, Coordinator of Hospice and Bereavement, Sakura House; Phone: 519-537-8515 ext 3; Email: annnemarie.wallace-phillips@von.ca
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Volunteer visitors provide emotional and practical support to those with a life-threatening or terminal illness * volunteers are carefully screened and specially trained * hospice service provides companionship through home visits * respite care, at home to give caregivers a break and emotional support for all loved ones * support for coping with change and loss * ongoing bereavement support after the death of a loved one * individual and group grief support * caregiver support information available upon demand

Caring Circle
A bereavement support group for adults facilitated by specially trained, caring and understanding volunteers.

Kids’ Circle and Parents’ Circle (Offered in Ingersoll & Woodstock)
Aimed at supporting grieving children who have experienced the death of a loved one * eight week program providing group support to children. Parents' Circle is offered in tandem to provide support to parents/caregivers of children attending Kids' Circle.
Hours Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Support Care Services: Flexible per client requirements

Kids’ Circle and Parents’ Circle
Runs in the fall and early spring (please inquire for dates/times) * Program offered at Sakura House – 715180 Oxford County Rd 4, RR5, Woodstock ON and St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church – 56 Thames St N, Ingersoll ON

Caring Circle
Ingersoll (Ingersoll Public Library - 130 Oxford St, Ingersoll ON): 3rd Tue of each month 6:30 pm-8 pm

Tillsonburg (VON Oxford – 24 Brock St W, Tillsonburg ON): Second Wed of each month 6:30 pm-8 pm

Woodstock (Sakura House – 715180 Oxford County Rd 4, RR5, Woodstock ON): First Wed of the month 6:30 pm-8:00 pm and third Thu of month 10:00 am-11:30 am
Areas Served Oxford County
Eligibility Ages: 5 year(s) and up 
Referrals accepted from individuals and family members, health and social agencies, physicians, nurses, clergy and others
Application Call for more information
Languages English
Fees None - Service costs covered by the Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP)
Agency Information
Funding Regional / Municipal - South West Local Health Integration Network ; Fundraising ; Donations ; United Way - of Oxford
Site Information
Located In Community Woodstock
Address & Map
Sakura House
715180 County Rd 4, RR 5
Woodstock, ON N4S 7V9
Intersection Devonshire Ave and Country Rd 4
Physical Access Not Applicable - Service provided in-home of individual, long-term care facilities or Oxford County Hospitals

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