About Us

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Mission Statement
To alleviate the personal and social consequences of Alzheimer Disease and related dementia’s and to promote research.

Vision Statement
A world without Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.

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We are a not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping people affected by Alzheimer's disease. Care and support are central to what we do. We strive to improve the quality of life for those affected by Alzheimer's disease and related dementias.

Organization Description and Historical Background

The Alzheimer Society of Timmins-Porcupine District was founded by a group of family caregivers in 1988 under the leadership of Monica Bevil. It is a non-profit corporation and registered charity governed by a Board of Directors who are elected by the membership at the Annual General Meeting held in June each year.

The Society is operated and managed by a staff team of full- and part-time employees who are responsible for the design and implementation of family support and education services.

The Society receives funding from the Ministry of Health, community donations and memorials. Research support dollars are raised through fundraising organized by the Society.

The Society of Timmins-Porcupine District Inc., through its affiliation with the Alzheimer Society of Ontario and the Alzheimer Society of Canada, maintains an active role in supporting the growth and development of the Alzheimer's movement.

Our dedicated Board, Staff and Volunteers work tirelessly to make a difference in the lives of those we serve.

Our Values

  • RESPECT: We will uphold respect for the dignity of persons living with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.
  • INTEGRITY: We will demonstrate honesty, reliability, confidentiality and quality service with each client and interaction.
  • COMPASSION: We will maintain empathy and understanding for all persons living with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.
  • LEARNING: We will support and encourage learning and educational opportunities and continue to enhance and share our knowledge of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.
  • PARTNERSHIP: We will promote collaboration within and outside of our agency to ensure we are meeting the needs of the people we serve.
  • ACCOUNTABILITY: We will be accountable to our clients, members, funding organizations and donors. Resources entrusted to us will be used to support our mandate.
  • SUPPORT: We will assist persons living with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias and all activity to this end will focus on the importance of person-centred care and education.

Ontario Health North East

  • We are working with two Ontario Health Teams to build our communities and to offer seamless services across the North Eastern areas of Ontario.
  • We are funded in part by Ontario Health, donations and other funding grants as approved.

Donor Bill of Rights

 

Client Bill of Rights and Feedback

Please click this link to see our Client Bill of Rights and Feedback brochure.

Our Team

Meet our dedicated staff who work tirelessly to make a difference in the lives of those we serve.

Job Postings are located on INDEED or https://www.jobsintimmins.com/

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Board of Directors & Strategic Plan

Members of the Alzheimer Society of Timmins-Porcupine District's Board of Directors guide the organization’s efforts to improve service and care, fund and advance research, educate our community and mobilize support.

Please see below any vacancies as well as our Strategic Directions for 2022-2027

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Media centre

Need more information on Alzheimer's disease and other dementias in Ontario? Contact our Marketing and Communications team.

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Programs and services

The Alzheimer Society of Timmins-Porcupine District provides a variety of programs and services to the Cochrane and Temiskaming districts. We provide services in English and in French.

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Main office

38 Pine St North
101 Mall Unit 107 A Lower Level
Timmins, ON, P4N 6K6
Phone: 705-268-4554
Toll-free: 1-844-288-4554
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