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Description & Services
Description (Service) Offers a variety of community services in the area of safety and health including the following:
Medical First Response Services 
  • Provides volunteer-based Medical First Response at local community events
Therapy Dog Program 
  • Visits hospitals, retirement homes, and long term care facilities within the community 
  • Evaluates volunteers and their dogs to become part of the program
PAWS 4 Stories Program 
  • Encourages children to read to a therapy dog and their handler to help improve literacy
Car Seat Inspection Program 
  • Invites parents to make an appointment to ensure their car and/or booster seats are installed and secured correctly and to ensure that children are safe while out on the road
Youth Services 
  • Offers children and youth ample opportunity for fun, along with learning first aid and life skills while giving back to the community
Ladies Auxiliary 
  • Raises money through cookbook and yard sales to support St John Ambulance services
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Thunder Bay
Eligibility Ages: 10 year(s) and up 
  • Medical First Response Team: Volunteers must be at least 16 and have a St John Standard First Aid and Level C CPR Certificate 
  • Therapy Dog: Must be at least 18 and own a dog (dog will be evaluated for correct temperament) 
  • Youth Services: Children and youth 10-18 years of age
Application Call for more information
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-345-1712
Toll Free Phone 1-800-667-6246
Fax 807-343-0295
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Toni Tallari, Client Services and Administrative Coordinator; Email:
Alternate Contact Diana Sustawenko, Executive Director; Phone: 807-345-1712 ext 6; Email:
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 518 Fort William Rd
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 2Z8
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Intersection Fort William Rd and Second Ave
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Fundraising ; Donations ; United Way