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Near North Palliative Care Network

Near North Palliative Care Network (Nipissing/Parry Sound) is the Community Volunteer Visiting Hospice of Nipissing and East Parry Sound Districts. Main Services (all free of charge): Palliative Care Hospice, Caregiver Respite, Grief Support, Education and Training for Quality Ageing and End of Life. Geography: West Nipissing and East Parry Sound. As far east as Deux- Rivieres, west to Markstay- Warren, North to the boundaries of Temagami, and South to Powassan. East Parry Sound all along the bay. Almaguin: South to Novar; East to Sand Lake; North to South River; West to Hamic Harbour. It includes 16 towns and villages in the townships of Kearny, McMurrich, Ryerson, Armour, Strong, Magnetawan and Machar. Charitable Organization. B.N. 892020884RR0001. Registration Date 1995 April 01. Incorporation Number: 1101104. $250K+/year, partially funded by the NE LHIN (Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, Ontario, Canada). 10+ working Board Directors, 2 permanent staff, 3 contracted outsources, 2 contracted Interns/year, 10+ Key Volunteer Leads, 10+ placements/year (37+ team/year), 100 + volunteers in several locations, average of 2,500 clients/year. Nipissing District: 144,000 people, 15,313 km2. Parry Sound District: 42,162 people, 9,322.80 km2.

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