Bereaved Families of Ontario – Halton Peel
33 City Centre Drive Mississauga, Ontario L5B 2N5
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.bereavedfamilies.ca
Contact: Andrea O’Reilly
Instagram: @centreforgriefandhealing Twitter: bfohp
Grief and bereavement support programs for children, teens and adults. Also offering individual counselling and resources for the community
Bereaved Families of Ontario – Toronto
250 Merton Street Toronto, Ontario, M4S 1B1 T. 416-440-0290
Contact: Meredith Cochrane
Grief and bereavement support programs for children, youth and adults. Also offering individual counselling
15835 McLaughlin Rd Inglewood, Ontario L7C 1H4
T. 905-838-3534 Ext. 3010
Contact: Dorothy Rankin
Email: email@example.com Website: www.bethellhospice.org Instagram: @Bethell_hospice_foundation
Grief and bereavement support programs for children, youth and adults in both individual and group settings. End of life support and in home visitors also available.
Bereaved Families of Ontario South Central Region
2B-300 Fennell Ave, East. Hamilton ON
Contact: Krista Campure
Grief and bereavement support programs for children, youth and adults
Bereavement Ontario Network
174 Oxford St. Woodstock, Ontario N4S 6B1
Contact: Kelly Wrigglesworth
Online resource for grief and bereavement information, also offering an annual educational and networking conference
Bereaved Families of Ontario – Midwestern Region
65 Hanson Avenue Kitchener, Ontario N2C 2H6
Contact: Carly Kowalik
Grief support programs for children aged 4-12, parents with loss and adults.
Beth Donovan Hospice
1107 French Settlement Road Kemptville, Ontario K0G 1J0
Contact: Margaret Lorrie Beaton
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.bethdonovanhospice.ca Facebook: BethDonovanHospice
Grief counselling offered to both individual and family. Offering grief themed art programs for children.
Children and Youth Grief Network (CYGN)
Contact: Tory Hagerman
Instagram: @childrenyouthgriefnetwork Twitter: c_grief
Community Care Health and Care Network – Hospice Services
#3-2 Kent Street West Lindsay, Ontario K9V 2Y1
Contact: Megan Tremblay
Support for families dealing with terminal illness, diagnosis through to grief and bereavement care
Dorothy Ley Hospice
220 Sherway Drive Toronto, Ontario M9C 5N6
Contact: Lisa Gregg
Hospice care for people of all ages
Bereaved Families of Ontario Hamilton Burlington
2B-300 Fennell Ave, East
Contact: Diana Boel
Grief support programs and services for children, teens and adults of all ages.
Dr. Bob Kemp Hospice
277 Stone Church Road East Hamilton, Ontario L9B 1B1
Contact: Sue Repa
Grief support programs and individual counselling for children and youth aged 7 -17. Also offers programs for children with serious illnesses and their caregivers, as well as a bereavement camp for grieving children and teens.
45 Jack Layton Way Toronto, Ontario M4M 0B7
Contact: Dan Dempster
Email: email@example.com Website: www.emilyshouse.ca
Hospice care for children.
Friends in Grief, Bay Gardens Funeral Home
947 Rymal Road East Hamilton, Ontario L8W 3M2
Website: www.baygardens.ca/fig Instagram: @baygardens.funeralhome
Grief and loss support programs for teens and adults.
Gilda’s Club of Greater Toronto
70570-2938 Dundas St. W Toronto, Ontario M6P 1y0
Contact: Tory Hagerman
Provides support for children aged 4-18 whose lives have been touched by cancer.
Good Grief Resource Centre
936 Lorne Avenue London, Ontario N5W 3L1
Grief and bereavement support programs for children and their families.
Heart House Hospice
855 Matheson Blvd East Mississauga, Ontario L4W 4L6
Contact: Jodi Pereira
Website: www.hearthousehospice.com Instagram: @Hearthousehospice Twitter: HeartHouseHosp
Grief and bereavement support through individual and group counselling.
Hope House Community Hospice
350 Industrial Parkway South Aurora, Ontario L4G 3V7
Contact: Heidi Bonner
Grief and bereavement support groups for children, teens and adults. Offering summer camps for children and family wellness programs.
100 Frank Miller Drive Huntsville, Ontario P1H 1H7
Contact: Jane Weiland
Grief and bereavement support programs for children and adults.
15 Depot Drive Unit 217 Bracebridge, Ontario P1L 0A1
Contact: Sandra Windspear
Grief support programs for children and teens aged 5 – 18.
Hospice Niagara, The Stabler Centre
403 Ontario Street #2 St Catherines, Ontario L2N 1L5
T. 905-984-8766 Ext. 233
Contact: Melissa Penner
Website: www.hospiceniagara.ca/programs/ bereavement/
Grief support programs for children and youth aged 6 – 13 and their caregivers.
McNally House Hospice
148 Central Ave, Grimsby Ontario L3M 4E7
Contact: Jennifer Jowlabar
Bereavement support programs and individual counselling for children and youth ages 7 -17 as well as adults.
325 London Street Peterborough, Ontario K9H 4E4
Contact: Sheila Bourgeois
Website: www.hospicepeterborough.org Instagram: @Hospiceptbo
Variety of individual and group grief support programs for children, youth and adults. Also offering programs for families dealing with life threatening illnesses.
130 Bell Farm Road #1, Barrie ON l4M 6J4
Contact: Colleen Risk
One-to-one support, webinars, workshops, drop in groups for bereaved youth
Hospice Vaughan Woodbridge
Woodbridge, Ontario L4L 2S6
Contact: Sean Gedney
Website: www.hospicevaughan.com/ services-and-programs/
Variety of grief support programs including children’s programs for children aged 4 – 12. Also offering in-school grief support programs in the elementary and high school levels.
Hospice Waterloo Region, Hospice Family Centre
298 Lawrence Avenue Kitchener, Ontario N2M 1Y4
Contact: Judy Nairn Email:firstname.lastname@example.org
Grief and bereavement programs for children aged 5 – 13.
795 Scottsdale Drive Guelph, Ontario N1G 3R8
Contact: Wendy Borutski Email:email@example.com Website: www.hospicewellington.org Instagram: @Hospice Wellington
Grief support programs for children aged 6 – 13 and their families.
House of Hope -Burlington/Waterdown
5115 Harvester Road, unit 10 Burlington, Ontario L7L 6A2
Contact: Cheyl Ettinger
Loss support programs for children.
Hummingbird Centre for Hope
65 Hanson Ave Kitchener, Ontario N2C 2H6
Contact: Marny Williams
We provide education, support and community to Widowed Parents. Our LEGACY Family Day programs bring parent and children together so they can grieve, honor, share & remember as a family
Near North Palliative Care Network
2025 Main Street West North Bay, Ontario P1B 8G5
Contact: Monica Do Coutto Monni
Variety of grief and bereavement support programs for families. Also offering community resources for grief and end of life
Philip Aziz Centre
558 Gerrard Street East Toronto, Ontario M4M 1X8
Contact: Dan Dempster
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.philipazizcentre.ca Twitter: PAChospice_care
Hospice care, also offering grief and bereavement programs for children and adults.
The Coping Centre
1740 Blair Rd Cambridge, Ontario N3H 4R8
Contact: Glenn & Ros Crichton
Grief and bereavement support programs for children, teens, young adults and adults. Also offers summer camp programs for children.
Roger Neilson House
399 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario K1H 8L2
Contact: Megan Wright
Variety of specialized grief support programs for children, youth and adults. Also offering end of life and respite care.
80 Bradford Street Barrie, Ontario L4N 6S7
Contact: Helen McQuade
Instagram: @rainbowscanada Facebook: rainbowscanada
Variety of grief support programs for children, teens and adults. Also offering “Silver Linings” a community crisis response program.
Seasons Centre for Grieving Children
38 McDonald Street Barrie, Ontario L4M 1P1
Contact: Joan Kennedy
Grief and bereavement support programs for children, youth and adults. Also offering “Camp Skein” childrens overnight camp and training for the community
555 University Ave Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X8
Contact: Lori Ives-Baine
Grief and bereavement support programs for children and their families.
The Hospice of Windsor and Essex County
6038 Empress Street Windsor, Ontario N8T 1B5
Contact: Brianne Thompson
Grief and bereavement support programs for children.
The Darling Home for Kids
5657 15 Side Road Milton, Ontario L9T 2X7
Contact: Kelley Dietrich
Website: www.darlinghomeforkids.ca Instagram: @thedarlinghome4kids
Pediatric hospice offers support for children and their families dealing with life-limiting or life-threatening illnesses.
The Lighthouse for Grieving Children
2522 Rebecca Street Oakville, Ontario L6J 6N8
Contact: Candace Ray
Website: www.grievingchildrenlighthouse.org/ index.php
Grief support programs for children and their caregivers. Offering telephone consultations for families. Also offering educational training and resources for the community
The Nightingale Centre
85 Norfolk Street Guelph, Ontario N1H 4J4
Contact: Andrea Warnick
Website: www.nightingalecentre.org Instagram: @Nightingalecentre
Grief and suicide bereavement support programs for children and youth aged 6 – 18. Also offering educational workshops for the community
University of Toronto, Family Care Office
500 University Avenue Toronto, Ontario M5G 2V7
Grief and bereavement support programs as well as individual counselling. Also offering programs for Students.
VON – Middlesex-Elgin, Kids’ Circle Elgin County
175 South Edgeware Road St. Thomas, Ontario N5P 4C4
Contact: Becky Ahrens
Website: www.von.ca/en/middlesex-elgin/service/ childrens-bereavement-program
Grief and loss support programs for children aged 5 – 12
VON – Middlesex-Elgin, Kids’ Circle Middlesex County
274 Heat Street North Strathroy, Ontario N7G 4L7
Contact: Meagan Alexander
Grief and bereavement support programs for children aged 5 – 12.
VON – Oxford Kids Circle Oxford County
550 Ingersoll Avenue Woodstock, Ontario N4S 4Y3
Contact: Anne Marie Wallace-Philips
Grief and bereavement support programs for children aged 5 -12.
Young Carers Initiative
318 Ontario Street Unit 7A St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 5L8
Contact: Michelle Lewis
Support for families with children and youth who are in a caregiving role for a loved one due to illness, disability or other factors
Young Carers Programs (EOL)
55 Eglinton Avenue East suite 502 Toronto, Ontario M4P 1G8
Contact: Jenna Nelson
Email: email@example.com Website: www.ycptoronto.com
Support programs for youth who are in a caregiving role due to family illness, disability, addiction, mental illness or language barrier.
Acclaim Health Hospice & Bereavement Program
2370 Speers Road, Oakville ON L6L 5M2
Contact: Patricia Blakeley
One-on-one grief and bereavement support for children, youth and adults.
Camp Keaton Hamilton
277 Stone Church Rd. East
Contact: Karen Nowicki
Camp Keaton Hamilton is a no-fee annual bereavement camp for children and teenagers, ages 7 – 17 years, who have experienced the death of a loved one. Camp allows children to come together with other children who have experienced the loss of a significant person in their life, work through bereavement activities in a camp like environment, grieve, mourn and build new friendships.
Upopolis Island/ Kids Health Link Foundation
1066 Masters Green, Oakville Ontario L6M 2P1
Contact: Krista Naugler
Upopolis Island is a place where youth 10-18 years old navigating grief can connect in private groups with other youth who are navigating grief. In this secure and online community, youth will have access to peer support, resources, activities shared by our child life team, and more.
Yorktown Family Services
2010 Eglinton Ave W, Suite 300. Toronto, Ontario M6E 2K3
Contact: Maureen Ringlein
Yorktown Family Services’ Grief and Bereavement program offer individual/family bereavement and palliative counseling, support groups, workshops and Family Nights for children, youth, and families ages 0 – 21 (with limited spots available up to age 29), who are experiencing grief related to the death or dying of a parent, sibling, or in-home custodial caregiver.
St. Joseph’s Hospice – Caring Hearts Children’s Program
475 Christina St. North. Sarnia, Ontario
Contact: Orley Culverhouse
Peer group support, individual counselling, special events, caregiver/parent support/psychoeducation, public educations on children’s grief and a summer grief day-camp
VON Durham Hospice Services
1615 Dundas Street E, Lang Tower West Building Suite 304, Whitby ON L1N 2L1
An 8-week program to support children and teens ages 6-17 who have experienced the death of a person in their life.