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Organization: Canadian Red Cross - Stratford/Huron/Perth Branch  
Phone Numbers: 519-273-9339
Toll-Free: 1-877-528-8802
Crisis: 1-866-579-4357
Fax: 519-273-7606
100 Gordon St
Stratford, ON
N5A 7T8
Intersection: Gordon St and Ontario St
Location: Southern Perth
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Accessibility Notes: Use front door off parking lot * access elevator by call button
Hours: Administration: Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
Executives: Heather Little - Senior Branch Manager
Contacts: Maureen Cocksedge - Community Services Assistant
Service Description: Offers support for international and national relief efforts and delivers local community-based programs that help vulnerable people in Canada and around the world

Supports for older adults and those recovering from illness or injury's * helps people remain independent in their own homes for as long as possible

International Relief
- Assists the world’s vulnerable populations through disaster relief, development, preparedness and prevention

Youth Group
- Learn about world humanitarian issues * develop leadership skills and participate in humanitarian activities
Community Support Services - Assisted Living - Assistance with daily chores, such as light housekeeping, meal preparation, personal care, child care, palliative care, and caregiver relief for clients who are ill or elderly, or have disability
Community Support Services - Health Equipment Loan Program (HELP) - Equipment loan for care of clients at home * includes wheelchairs, walkers, crutches, canes, commodes and bath transfer seats
Disaster Management Services - Assists people affected by personal or large scale disasters * works in partnership with governments and other humanitarian organization following a disaster to provide immediate basic needs such as food, clothing, shelter, first aid, emotional support and family reunificaiton * emergency shelters * services are offered on the identified community needs and the role that Red Cross has in the local disaster response plan
Injury Prevention Programs - First Aid, Babysitting and Water Safety - Training provided in First Aid, Automatic External Defribrillator (AED), Cardiopulmonary Resususcitation (CPR) child safety, babysitting courses * workplace and group training can be arranged * water safety through Learn-to-Swim continuum and public education to develop healthy, positive attitudes toward water safety
Restoring Family Links - Helps Canadians re-establish contact with immediate family members after separation due to war, external conflict or other international crisis
Fees: Varies per program
Application: Call * no referral required
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Eligibility varies depending on the program or service * older adults and people with disabilities, who need physical, social, or emotional supports
Languages: English
Area(s) Served: Perth and area
See Also: Community Support Services
First Aid and Safety Courses

This information was last completely updated on 5/21/2014

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