News: Windsor-Essex

News: Windsor-Essex

VON Windsor-Essex Funded for Special Client Services During COVID-19







Windsor, ON July 28, 2020 –VON Windsor-Essex (Victorian Order of Nurses) is pleased to announce new funding support received from the Ontario Community Support Association (OSCA) of $31,850.

“Thanks to a grant of $31,850.00 from the Ontario Community Support Association (OCSA), 400 clients in the VON Windsor-Essex Community Support Service programs will be receiving Food Boxes. Deliveries will began Friday July 23, 2020.  VON and the clients in our Adult Day Program, Home Help and Supportive Housing are very grateful for the OCSA as they continue to work with businesses, volunteer organizations and non-profits making it easier for Windsor-Essex most vulnerable to receive meals and other essentials they need to stay safe at home.“ – Nicole Hunter, Manager, Home and Community Care VON, Erie St. Clair.

VON has continued to provide critical service and supports to the most vulnerable in our community throughout the pandemic.  VON’s efforts have assisted vulnerable residents in remaining in their homes and in safety throughout the pandemic.  The Food Box program is just one example of innovative approaches VON has taken to rise to the challenge of meeting the needs of our community throughout the pandemic.  VON Windsor-Essex, a charitable organization, was established in 1927 and is dedicated to being a leader in the delivery of innovative comprehensive health and social services in this community.  VON is reliant upon and grateful for the generous support of local donors and funders.

VON’s vision is “Every life lived to the fullest” and our mission is to help people live in their homes and communities by delivering the caring support that they and their families need.  VON Windsor-Essex continually looks for needs in the community and develops programs to meet these needs. VON collaborates with other community agencies to enhance client experience and find efficiencies to lower healthcare costs. The focus is on minimizing hospital visits and stays and keeping our community healthy. 


Media inquiries:
Nicole Hunter, Manager, HCC
VON Erie St. Clair
T. 519-254-4866 Ext: 6234




About VON Canada:

VON Canada has been pioneering care at home for over 120 years. Today, we are a highly trusted charitable organization that works with our clients, employees, volunteers and partners to provide innovative clinical, personal and social support to people who want the comfort and peace of mind of living in their own homes and communities. VON is accredited with Exemplary Standing by Accreditation Canada.





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