Family Services of the North Shore

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Contact NameJanet Quenneville
HomeNon-profit Organization / Health Charity
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FSNS is a not-for-profit agency that provides education, support and counselling services. We have been caring for our community for over 60 years.

Overview of programs and Services:
On site and in home support. Options may include relaxation clinics, volunteer visits, grief support groups, bereavement walking groups, telephone companions

What languages are your services offered in?:
English
Is your program designated as a hospice palliative care program/service?:
Yes

What population of hospice palliative care patients/clients does your program/service currently serve?:
Adults

What are your admission/referral criteria?:
Living with terminal illness, bereavement, disability or severe effects of cancer treatment, or caring for a loved one who meets the above criteria.

Your hospice palliative care program/service provides support and/or care for the following:
Care for all conditions
Anticipatory Grief and Bereavement
Emotional/Spiritual Support

How would you answer the following question if asked by a patient, client, resident and/or family? “What can you do for me?”:
We offer gentle touch and healing touch to promote relaxation & stress relief. Clients will find companionship, connection, emotional support and guidance with navigating supportive services in our community. In cases of financial need, assistance may include covering costs to make the terminally ill person’s time more meaningful, providing opportunities to connect with loved ones.