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St John Ambulance

Site: Niagara Region Branch

Contact Details
Office Phone 905-685-8964
Toll Free Phone 1-888-368-8413
Fax 905-685-1740
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Primary Contact Sandra Ugulini, Training Coordinator, St Catharines Training Site; Email:
Primary Executive Marcia Young, Branch Manager; Phone: 905-685-8964 ext 206; Email:
Site Details
Areas Served Fort Erie - and surrounding area ; Grimsby ; Lincoln ; Niagara-on-the-Lake ; Pelham ; Port Colborne ; St Catharines ; Thorold ; Wainfleet ; Welland ; West Lincoln
Located In Community St Catharines
Address & Map
219 Church St
St Catharines, ON L2R 3E8
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Intersection Church St and Niagara St
Service and Access Details
Description (Service) COVID-19: All first aid classes are cancelled until further notice. If you are registered for an upcoming class and would like to reschedule, please call 905-685-8964 ext 202. See website for information on online learning options and future class dates.  
Provides the following services for 11 of the 12 municipalities in Niagara: 
* WSIB required First Aid Training and specialty courses which include: Babysitter Basics, Home Alone, Pet First Aid, Advanced Medical First Responder, Marine Basic/Advanced  
* First Aid Kit & AED (sales) - distributor of WSIB First aid kits and Automatic External Defibrillators (AED's) and home, sports and personal first aid kits.  
* WSIB required first aid supplies and equipment 
* Medical First Responders - trained and equipped volunteers respond to any medical or traumatic emergencies that may occur during a community event. 
* Car Seat Safety Technicians - provides certified Car Seat Technicians who educate and evaluate the safe installation of infant/child car seats and boosters. Appointments necessary for car seat checks. Car Seat events held monthly in St Catharines, Grimsby and Port Colborne. Call for details and appointments. 
* Therapy Dog Program - Well trained dogs and their handlers visit nursing and long-term care homes, post-secondary schools and community centres to provide the therapeutic benefits of animal interaction.  
In addition to the training site at 219 Church St, St Catharines, The NIagara Region Branch operates a training centre at 77 Division Street in Welland at the Holy Trinity Anglican Church and at the Royal Canadian Legion in Grimsby. To register for courses being held across Niagara contact the Niagara Region Branch at 905-685-8964 or email
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call to register for courses or to find out about volunteer opportunities
Languages English
Fees Training: course fees set based on course enrolled.  
Services to the community are paid for through donations and fundraising initiatives.
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1961
Funding Fundraising ; Donations ; Sale of Goods
Service Categories Babysitting Instruction ; First Aid Instruction ; First Aid Kits ; Pet Assisted Therapy ; Traffic Safety Education/Inspections

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