Victorian Order of Nurses

Site: Stratford - West Gore St

Service: Perth-Huron Branch - Special Steps Program

Record #: PER2197
Last Modified: 14 Mar 2023
Last Full Update: 16 Feb 2022


Description (Service) Free service. Trains volunteers and matches them with people who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer Disease or another form of dementia. Volunteers spend time on a regular basis with designated Alzheimer companions. Walk together when weather permits. In inclement weather, volunteers visit companion indoors or walk in an alternative environment

Service Details

Hours Vary, call for details
Areas Served Perth County
Eligibility Persons diagnosed with dementia such as Alzheimer Disease.
Application Call the Program Coordinator for more information.
Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Stratford
Address & Map
Spruce Lodge; 643 West Gore St
Suite 111
Stratford, ON
Canada N5A 1L4
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Intersection Romeo and Long
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 519-271-7991
Toll Free Phone 1-800-265-5176
Fax 519-271-7612
Primary Contact Justine Jordan, Coordinator of Volunteers and Visiting Programs; Phone: 519-291-5898 Ext 4337; 519-271-7991 Ext 4228; Email:
Alternate Contact Sheri Gilhula, Manager of Community Support Services; Phone: 519-271-7991 Ext 4232; Email:
Primary Executive Angela Powell, Admin Coordinator; Phone: 519-271-7991 Ext 4231; Email:
Mailing Address c/o VON Perth-Huron; 40 Long Dr 
Suite 111 
Stratford, ON 
Canada N5A 8A3

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