Doane House Hospice

Record Details
Former Name Hospice Newmarket
Office Phone 905-967-0259
Fax 905-967-0593
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Primary Contact Juliet Irish, Executive Director; Phone: 905-967-0259 ext 150; Email:
Alternate Contact Pippa Dillon-Fordyce, Administrative Coordinator; Phone: 905-967-0259 ext 154; Email:
Established 1989
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health ; Grants ; Fundraising - Special events ; Donations
Description (Service) Supports persons and family of those coping with life threatening illness, or who are bereaved * Oasis Day program on Thursday for registered clients * support groups * Visiting Volunteer support in clients' homes * Mind / Body Connection - Yoga, Relaxation & Visualization * Art Therapy for Newly Diagnosed * caregivers and the bereaved * Support through YRDSB, working with youth through anticipatory grief and bereavement;
Memory Bears makes beautiful keepsake teddy bears out of cherished clothing * clients bring in clothing articles that have significant meaning for them or their loved one * after discussing overall design with the client and hotographing each piece of clothing, seamstresses construct the bear using the fabric provided;
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Contact for more options, schedules and hours
Dates Afternoon Bereavement group 1st and 3rd Tuesdays * Evening bereavement group * Walk and talk group Wed mornings * Caregiver support group Wed evening * Yoga and Wellness Mon and Wed mornings * Hike for Hospice May 6 2018, Golf Tournament June 13 2018 * contact for additional dates
Areas Served Aurora - North Aurora ; Bradford ; East Gwillimbury ; Newmarket
Boundaries North of Wellington St in Aurora, to Ravenshoe Rd in East Gwillimbury. Bathurst St to the west and the York Durham Line to the east
Eligibility Tots, Children, Youth, Adults, older adults
Application Self referral, support service agencies, doctor referrals, hospital and Home and Community Care (formerly CCAC) referrals * memory bears: visit Hospice to drop off the clothing and fill in an Order Form, or call or complete an Online Order Form on website * registration required for all programs
Languages English
Fees Donation - memory bears ; None - no charge for programs
Site Location South of Regional Building in Newmarket
Located In Community Newmarket
Address & Map
17100 Yonge St
Newmarket, ON L3Y 8V3
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Intersection Yonge St and Eagle St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Service Categories Art Therapy ; Bereavement Counselling ; Bereavement Support Groups ; Caregiver Counselling ; Caregiver/Care Receiver Support Groups ; Friendly Outreach Programs ; Guided Imagery ; Hospice Facilities
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