Bereavement 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 Keaton (formerly Camp Erin Hamilton) is a bereavement camp for children and youth ages 7-17 grieving a significant death.
First Canadian national group of professionals working together to ensure the accessibility of bereavement support and information to grieving children and their families.
Provides bereavement support to parents on a one to one basis either by phone, email or home visits as requested by the bereaved parents.
A Canadian webspace designed for the unique needs of those caring for a seriously ill or dying child.
Bereavement program includes financial support to assist with funeral costs and access to group or individual bereavement counselling.
Aim to connect individuals and organizations who provide services and resources that benefit children and youth who are grieving a death.
Offers support in the grief and trauma which follows the death of a child, no matter the age or cause.
The Compassionate Friends provides much-needed mutual support and understanding for bereaved parents in Waterloo Region.
A charitable organization offering grief support programs for the whole family at no cost to the participants (Cambridge, ON)
Provides care to medically fragile children in a home-like environment, from respite through to palliation and end of life care.
This American website has several books, activities and resources to help both children and teens with their grief
Offers 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)
Runs Camp Erin Toronto bereavement program for youth aged 6-17 grieving the death of a significant person in their lives.
A 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.
Provides peer support groups for grieving children, teens and their families (Oakville)
Developed 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.
Canada's grief resource. Books/toys divided up by age, as well as loss-specific (i.e. if a parent, sibling, grandparent, etc. dies)
Mission 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)
View above the presentation "The Wilderness of Grief: What You Need to Know to Survive" (2023) presented by The Canadian Alliance for Grieving Children & Youth.
Downloadable resources (PDF):
View above the presentation "A Conversation on Supporting Children after Sibling Loss" (2023) presented by The Seasons Centre for Grieving Children.
Downloadable resource (PDF):
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