Evergreen Hospice

Markham Stouffville Thornhill

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Description & Services
Description Supportive care to people of all ages who are living with life-threatening illnesses, bereavement care for family and friends * professional and volunteer support services are provided for clients at home or in the community * Weekly Living Room Program, individual professional counselling for clients with life threatening illness or their family * complementary therapy for client and caregiver, respite for caregivers * caregiver support group  
Bereavement support groups include adult drop in groups; Stormy Nights...Sunny Days (grief support group for kids); Circle of Hope (eight week grief support group for adults); and teen groups in partnership with local high schools * provides individual and family bereavement support and a personalized correspondence program * annually hosts the "Coping with the Holidays" seminar and an annual memorial service and dove release 
Client volunteer opportunities include: In- home support visiting, the weekly Living Room Program, professionals to provide complementary therapy, support group facilitation 
Alternate service address is in Thornhill at the Shops on Steels and 404.
Dates January-December
Hours Monday-Friday 9 am-3:30 pm
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Languages English ; English required at set up services. Evergreen has volunteers that speak a number of different languages. Every effort will be made to match clients with language needs to those with the appropriate language, as availability of volunteers allows.
Fees Donation ; Donations can be made to a particular area of our work. Donations are also appropriate for a memorial, birthday, or other special remembrance. Contributions of any size are appreciated and are considered charitable contributions under the Income Tax Act. Receipts are issued for tax purposes when requested.  
Contact Rebecca Simkin at 416 499-2185 ext 109 or rsimkin@evgcares.org for more information about sponsorship opportunities with Evergreen.
Eligibility Individuals with life-threatening illness and their families, their caregivers and loved ones.
Application Referrals are accepted form the client them self, their family, a friend and any professional care provider.
Location, Telephone & Internet
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/evgcares/
Instagram Instagram: www.instagram.com/evergreenhospice/
LinkedIn LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/evgcares
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/evgcare
Location Markham
Areas Served Markham ; Thornhill ; Whitchurch-Stouffville
Address & Map
5762 Hwy 7 E, Suite 201
Markham, ON L3P 3A9
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Major Intersection Hwy 48 / Hwy 7
Office Phone 416-499-2185
Toll Free Phone 1-800-632-0465
Fax 905-472-4128
E-Mail info@evgcares.org
Website www.evgcares.org
Contact Information
Primary Contact Jan Pearce, Executive Director; Phone: ext 100; Email: jpearce@evgcares.org
Alternate Contact Lerryn Pitcher, Counsellor; Phone: * ext 101; Email: lpitcher@evgcares.org
Volunteer Coordinator Virginia Bidwell, Coordinator of Volunteers; Phone: ext 107; Email: vbidwell@evgcares.org
Search Category
Settlement Headings Health
Subjects Bereavement ; Hospices ; Palliative care ; Respite care ; Support groups ; Terminal illnesses ; Volunteer opportunities
Other Details
Former Name Hospice Thornhill
Established 1989
Funding Grants ; Fundraising ; Donations ; Foundation


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