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Notice: In light of the exceptional circumstances we find ourselves in during the COVID-19 pandemic, we are taking necessary precautions to protect your health and safety. This may affect programs and services in your area and, in some cases, cause temporary program changes. To learn about the ongoing status of programs across VON, please refer to our Program Changes page.
VON's nurses, personal support workers, therapists and other health care providers care for Canadians in their homes, communities and workplaces. Search below to find the service that will meet your needs or those of your loved one.
|Acute Pediatric Care||
Trained staff offer pediatric care in the area of central line management, wound management and medication administration. There is also respite care for families.
|Middlesex-Elgin, Sarnia||Children, Families and Caregivers||Home Support||More info|
|Adult Day Program||
VON Canada professional staff and volunteers coordinate activities such as exercise classes, card and word games, communal outings and crafts for seniors and adults living with a disability or with Alzheimer's Disease, dementia or cognitive impairment.
|Algoma, Annapolis Valley, Antigonish, Cape Breton, Colchester East Hants, Cumberland, Greater Sudbury, Halifax, Hamilton, Hastings Northumberland Prince Edward, Lunenburg, Middlesex-Elgin, Oxford, Perth Huron Stratford, Peterborough, Pictou, Sarnia, Simcoe County, Thunder Bay, Tri County, Waterloo Wellington Dufferin||Families and Caregivers, Seniors||Chronic Diseases, Community Programs||More info|
|Alzheimer's Day Program||
This program provides specialized therapeutic, social and recreational activities for people with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders in a secure environment.
|Middlesex-Elgin, Oxford, Sarnia, Simcoe County, Waterloo Wellington Dufferin||Families and Caregivers, Seniors||Chronic Diseases, Community Programs||More info|
|Alzheimer's Volunteer Visiting||
Trained volunteers visit people with Alzheimer's disease in their homes to provide respite to their caregivers. Activities may include conversation, outings, assistance with shopping, encouragement or help with hobbies and interests, activities such as walking and much more.
|Middlesex-Elgin, Oxford||Families and Caregivers, Seniors||Chronic Diseases, Community Programs||More info|
Trained staff and volunteers compassionately help people who are experiencing grief and loss.
|Algoma, Chatham Kent, Grey Bruce, Hamilton, Middlesex-Elgin, Oxford, Tri County, VON Durham||Families and Caregivers, Seniors||Community Programs||More info|
Lactation consultants visit new mothers to promote effective breastfeeding and assessment of infant hydration.
|Greater Sudbury||Children, Families and Caregivers||Community Programs||More info|
|Caregiver Support and Education||
Skilled and compassionate VON professionals provide information, education and emotional support to family caregivers.
|Chatham Kent, Greater Kingston and Napanee, Grey Bruce, Hamilton, Hastings Northumberland Prince Edward, Middlesex-Elgin, Niagara, Oxford, Perth Huron Stratford, Sarnia, Simcoe County, Tri County, VON Durham||Families and Caregivers, Seniors||Chronic Diseases, Home Support||More info|
|Case Management Services and Hospital Liaison||
VON has registered nurses who can assess client and family needs and act as a liaison with hospitals and other organizations to ensure that appropriate services are accessible and delivered.
|Pictou||Families and Caregivers, Seniors||Community Programs||More info|
|Children's Bereavement Program||
The Kids' Circle Program provides supportive care to children and teens aged 4 through 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.
|Chatham Kent, Sarnia||Children, Families and Caregivers||Community Programs||More info|
|Client Intervention and Assistance||
The intervention and assistance program provides support and crisis intervention, such as when a client is being abused, needs special services, or the help of an advocate.
|Greater Sudbury, Pictou||Families and Caregivers, Seniors||Community Programs||More info|
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