Services and Amenities

Café and Vending Machines

SJV Cafe View 1The St. Joseph’s Health Centre Auxiliary Café is non-profit with the exclusive purpose of raising funds for projects that benefit our residents and patients.

South Bay Site
The South Bay site Café is located in the lobby of St. Joseph’s Villa. The café is manned by soley by volunteers.

Hours of Operation
Monday to Friday 0900 hours to 1500 hours. Closed on weekends.

Vending Machines
Vending machines, offering a variety of snacks and beverage, are located in the SJV lobby.


Healing-Garden-2The Healing Garden at St. Joseph’s Villa and St. Joseph’s Continuing Care Centre has approximately 3800 square feet of gardening space.

These garden spaces are filled with native trees and shrubs and perennials, medicinal plants and herbs, fruit bearing trees, tasty vegetables, colourful annuals and bulbs and other interesting vegetation. A water garden and bird sanctuary are also featured within the garden space. The garden beds have allotted space where residents can plant and tend to annuals, vegetables, herbs and bulbs.


SJV Chapel View 2St. Joseph’s Villa has a chapel. The Chapel is located on the main floor adjacent to the Town Square. Everyone is welcome to attend services or to use the chapel for private prayer and reflection. Roman Catholic liturgies and inter-denominational worship services are scheduled on a regular basis.

The Chapel is available to everyone (residents, families, staff and volunteers) twenty-four hours a day for quiet reflection and prayer. Seasonal multi-faith worship services are held throughout the year. They include the annual Service of Remembrance and our facility-specific anniversary events.

Celebration of the Eucharist (Roman Catholic) is conducted on a regular basis at a time appropriate for residents, and staff.

Hairdressing Salon

SJV Hair SalonA hairstylist is available to our residents. Hairdressing services are available every Wednesday and Thursday from 9:30 am to 4 pm for St. Joseph’s Villa residents at the hair salon located in the Town Square next to the Café.
Hairdressing services are provided by appointment as requested by either the Resident or substitute decision-maker. Hairdressing is an unfunded service and the service is invoiced monthly by the service provider.

A list of available services and a listing of these costs is posted in the hairstyling area.

A referral for residents who would like to have hair care can be completed on site and forward it directly to the Hair Salon or connect by phone at:

(705) 674-4447, ext. 1360.

Resident Laundry Service Program

The Villa will provide residents with the opportunity to process their own laundry to enhance the level of services provided by the Villa, specifically regarding laundry services. The enhancement of laundry services will promote independence, and individual satisfaction as a domestic routine is reintroduced as an activity of daily living.

A domestic washer and dryer is available in the Hub area allowing residents to access the equipment in order to perform personal laundry tasks.

Residents must enroll in the program through the volunteer coordinator.