Program: First Link
Organization: Alzheimer Society of Elgin-St Thomas
Description of Services: Supports for caregivers and people with dementia 

First Link - Networking for people affected by Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia, to a community of learning, services and support * one-on-one counseling * caregiver support groups * referral to community resources by phone, drop in, or home visit * First Link Learning Series offered regularly in various locations

Peer support groups and education for family members, service providers, and caregivers *
support staff connect individuals, health care providers or family members to appropriate services * one-on-one support * caregiver support groups in Central, East and West Elgin * information and referral to community resources by phone, email, drop in or home visit
Fees: Free
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: People with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, and their caregivers
Application: Call * no referral required
Prior to participation, clients are visited by the Alzheimer's Society's First Link Support staff who provides information about groups and other services
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible      Wheelchair Accessible
Languages: English
Area(s) Served: St Thomas ; Elgin County and area
Contact Information
Phone Numbers: 519-633-4396
Toll-Free: 1-888-565-1111
Fax: 519-633-7028
Address: County Administration Bldg
450 Sunset Dr, Suite 229
St Thomas, ON
N5R 5V1
Intersection: Sunset Dr and John Wise Line
Location: Central Elgin
Hours: Administration: Mon-Fri 9am-4pm
Contacts: Wendy Francis - First Link Support

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