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Helpful Links

Adolescents/Young Adults (AYA):

See our special section on bereavement support here

See our special section on education supports here

Financial Support & Free Resources:

If you're in need of urgent financial assistance, we suggest looking at resources in your local community for help as well, including:

  • Local community Facebook groups (i.e. Community Angels in Toronto, Barrie Families Unite in Barrie, Mothers of the 8th Floor for SickKids families, OPACC local support group Facebook pages, etc.)

  • NextDoor app (neighbourhood connections)

  • Your local Reddit message board

  • Service clubs in your community like Lions Club, Optimist Club, Rotary Club, etc.

  • Contacting local media to share your story

Mental Health:
See our special section on mental health supports here


Other Helpful Organizations & Resources:


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