2018

Thanks to overwhelming community support, ARCH proudly announces the opening of the new wing and the construction of the new paediatric/bariatric suite. 

The rich history of ARCH Hospice begins at it's roots, in 1999 when people came together to make a vision a reality.

Our History

2015

ARCH Connect Program launched to provide palliative outreach care. Pilot pediatric palliative care program receives approval.

2014

The Supportive Care Program expands to include reiki, pet therapy, music care and meditation.

Board of Directors, staff, volunteers and supporters develop a Strategic Plan to ensure the future success and longevity of the hospice.

2013

The Supportive Care model is introduced, attending to the social, spiritual, emotional and religious needs of residents and families throughout the community.

2012

The Day Hospice Program ends. Government funding for the salaries of nursing staff is secured.

2010

Designed to accomodate the maximum number of residents permitted in an Ontario hospice (10), ARCH opens its doors.

2008

2007

Barban Construction breaks ground on ARCH Hospice.

2006

Don Ellis Architect completes ARCH drawings. FedNor and NOHFC announce contributions of $500,000 and $1,000,000, respectively.

2004

Day Hospice Program starts, offering therapeutic programs with complimentary therapies and a day of respite for caregivers.

2016

ARCH participates in Accreditation Canada Survey, receiving 98.7% quality score!

2017

Jobst Construction breaks ground on ARCH Hospice expansion. Paediatric Palliative Care approved as a core service at ARCH.

2002

Algoma Central Properties donates 3.2 acres of beautiful rural property on 4th Line West.

1999 & 2000

ARCH Hospice is incorporated.

Residential hospice concept is born through mentorship by the Group Health Centre.