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St John Ambulance

Site: Halton Region Branch

Service: Therapy Dog Program

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-469-9325
Fax 905-469-9816
E-Mail oakville@on.sja.ca
Website https://www.sja.ca/English/Community-Services/Pages/Therapy%20Dog%20Services/default.aspx
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/SJACanada
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/SJAHalton
YouTube YouTube: www.youtube.com/channel/UC4A85a2VaYJYiKDDAp8lgvA
Primary Contact Tim Bauer, Branch Director
Contact Form https://portal.sja.ca/contact_us_new/contactus_general/
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1967
Funding United Way - Halton & Hamilton ; St. John Ambulance Oakville Branch
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) A therapy dog program 
* well-trained, sound-tempered, and well-groomed dogs visit nursing homes, hospitals, seniors centres and other locations for those who do not have access to a canine companion 
* visiting dogs are a valuable therapeutic aid for children, shut-ins, the sick or the elderly
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * therapy tests at St. John Ambulance office
Areas Served Oakville
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
* must obtain police security check  
* dog must pass the Therapy Test and have current vaccinations 
* program requires a commitment by volunteer and dog to visit the same place and person, at the same time and day of the week, on a regular basis
Application Contact for information
Languages English
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
468 Morden Rd, Suite 2
Oakville, ON L6K 3W4
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Intersection Dorval Dr and Speers Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Pet Assisted Therapy

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