What is Nav-CARE?

Nav-Care is a program in our region, sponsored by the South West District Palliative Care Board.  We offer support to individuals who may be going through a period of loneliness, has a chronic condition or is in declining health.  Out clients do not need to be palliative.

Nav-CARE support is offered at no cost to our clients.  The support we offer is of a social nature, focusing on improving quality of life.  We also assist with navigating available resources to allow individuals to live in their homes longer.

We are excited to meet you and match you with one of our specially trained volunteers.


Nav-CARE Services at a Glance

  • Consistent visits from a dedicates volunteer
  • Assistance in finding resources for your individual needs
  • A listening ear
  • A friend to you and your family
  • An ally
  • Filling a void in your day/week

How Can I Access Nav-CARE?

Clients are able to self refer or be referred by a friend, family member, or other service provider.  Simple reach out to our Volunteer Coodinator and you will be guided through the process.

Nav-CARE Volunteers

Five Competencies of our Volunteer Training:

  • Addressing quality of life
  • Advocating for clients and their families
  • Facilitating connections
  • Supporting access to resources
  • Promoting active engagement

What do Nav-CARE Volunteers do?

  • Help locate local services and resources to help manage declining health
  • Help you get to where you need to go
  • Assist you in re-engaging in hobbies and other interests
  • Talk you through important decisions and future plans
  • Help relieve feelings of loneliness, isolation, and anxiety
  • Offer one-on-one relationships tailored to your needs
  • Book appointments

If you or someone you know could benefit from Nav-CARE contact:

Gwen Sharp
Nav-CARE Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: 204-404-3030
Email: [email protected]
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