Ongoing List of Bereavement Resources
Bereaved Families of OntarioBereavement support through self-help and mutual aid. Their programs are facilitated by trained volunteers who are themselves bereaved. Support offered through a network of affiliates throughout Ontario
Camp KeatonCamp Keaton (formerly Camp Erin Hamilton) is a bereavement camp for children and youth ages 7-17 grieving a significant death.
Candlelighters OttawaOffers a professionally facilitated bereaved parents support group for parents whose children have not survived their cancer
Candelighters SimcoeProvides bereavement support to parents on a one to one basis either by phone, email or home visits as requested by the bereaved parents.
ChildcanBereavement program includes financial support to assist with funeral costs and access to group or individual bereavement counselling.
The Coping CentreA charitable organization offering grief support programs for the whole family at no cost to the participants (Cambridge, ON)
Dr. Jay Children's Grief ProgramSince 1994, The Dr. Jay Charitable Foundation has assisted children and their families with the unique challenges associated with terminal illness, pediatric palliative care and grief support (Toronto)
The Dougy CentreThis American website has several books, activities and resources to help both children and teens with their grief
Gilda’s Club Greater TorontoOffers bereavement support groups for adults and children aged 4-12, which are all facilitated by either a certified Child Life Specialist (for children) or various mental health professionals (for adults)
Kidsgrief.caA free online resource to provide guidance to parents on how to support children who are grieving the dying or death of someone in their life.
The Lighthouse ProgramProvides peer support groups for grieving children, teens and their families (Oakville)
Mygrief.caDeveloped by a team of national and international grief experts to help you understand grief and work through some of the difficult issues you may be facing.
Robert’s PressCanada's grief resource. Books/toys divided up by age, as well as loss-specific (i.e. if a parent, sibling, grandparent, etc. dies)
Seasons Centre for Grieving ChildrenMission is to provide peer to peer support programs, in a safe home-like atmosphere for children, teens and their families grieving the death or life-threatening illness of a loved one (Barrie)
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