Organization: North Perth Community Hospice
Description of Services: Provides companionship, respite care, and emotional support to people and their family/caregivers dealing with a life-threatening illness * assists with end of life care and grief supports following death * helps people remain independent in their own homes for as long as possible * support provided for all ages at home, hospital, residential or long-term care home * services begin at the time of diagnosis and continue throughout the duration of the illness * grief and bereavement supports also available for anyone experiencing loss

Resource Library - Variety of resources available for loan on subjects such as, End-of-life care, Children/Youth, Grief and Suicide Support * resources include literature, audio and video

Grief and Bereavement Services - Grief support services are available to individuals who need help healing from a loss of any kind, recent or long ago * services are available in a safe, comfortable environment * structured and informal Grief Support Groups are facilitated at various times throughout the year
 
Bears and Kits for Kids Program for children dealing with a life threatening illness, either their own, a family member or a friend * support also provided for children that have experienced a loss or death * items are designed to facilitate discussions of feelings and to encourage and develop a healthy understanding of dying and grief
 
Grief and Bereavement Outreach Provides education  and one-on-one support to both the caregivers, families and the bereaved about the grief process
 
Visiting Volunteer Program Psychological and emotional support for anticipatory, acute and chronic grief for people facing the challenge of a life-limiting illness
Requirements
Fees: Free
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: People who need end-of-life care or grief supports
Application: Call * no referral required
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible      Wheelchair Accessible
Languages: English
Area(s) Served: North Perth
Contact Information
Phone Numbers: 519-291-5141
Email: npch@wightman.ca
Website: www.northperthcommunityhospice.org
Address: 135 Main St W
Listowel, ON
N4W 1A2
Map
Intersection: Main St E and Wallace Ave
Location: North Perth
Hours: Tue, Thu 10am-2pm * Wed 1pm-4pm * staff and volunteers respond as needed
Executives: Catherine Corcoran - Interim Director of Hospice Services
Danette Beare - Board Chair
Contacts: Taylor Westman - Interim Coordinator of Support and Counselling

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