Canadian Red Cross Society - Sault Ste Marie and District

Site: Sault Area Hospital

Service: Priority Assistance to Transition Home Program

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Description & Services
Description (Service) Offers assistance to patients who are transitioning from hospital to home through the following services: 
  • Assistance with picking up prescriptions 
  • Light housekeeping 
  • Meal preparation 
  • Referral to community support services 
  • Transportation home
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Sault Ste. Marie
Eligibility Ages: 55 year(s) and up 
  • Live in the City of Sault Ste Marie 
  • Be able to direct own care or caregiver 
  • Be medically stable 
  • Be able to be left unattended 
  • Requires one or both the transportation and settling in component of the program 
  • Be mobile, ambulatory (able to self-transfer), and not need the assistance of more than one person to manage stairs 
  • Pose no threat to the health and safety of self or workers; AND 
  • Not live in a long-term care home or Assisted Living where 24-hour care is provided
Application Potential clients are referred by the hospital or via the North East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN) and must be received a minimum of 24 hours in advance
Languages English
Fees Service
Contact Information
Office Phone Canadian Red Cross: 705-759-4547
Toll Free Phone Canadian Red Cross:1-877-881-3131
Primary Contact Cynthia Lemay, PATH Coordinator; Phone: 705-759-3434 ext 6636; Email:
Site Location At lights by OPP station
Located In Community Sault Ste. Marie
Address 750 Great Northern Rd
Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6B 0A8
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Intersection Great Northern Rd and Ro Von Court
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC) - Northeast Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN)