Ontario

Bereaved Families of Ontario – Halton Peel

33 City Centre Drive Mississauga, Ontario L5B 2N5

Email: info@bereavedfamilies.ca Website: www.bereavedfamilies.ca

T. 905-848-4337

Contact: Andrea O’Reilly

Instagram: @centreforgriefandhealing Twitter: bfohp

Facebook: centreforgriefandhealing

 

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

Email: info@bfotoronto.ca

Website: www.bfotoronto.ca

Instagram: @bfotoronto

Facebook: bfotoronto

 

Grief and bereavement support programs for children, youth and adults. Also offering individual counselling

Bethell Hospice

15835 McLaughlin Rd Inglewood, Ontario L7C 1H4

T. 905-838-3534 Ext. 3010

Contact: Dorothy Rankin

Email: lsallese@bethellhospice.org Website: www.bethellhospice.org Instagram: @Bethell_hospice_foundation

Twitter: BethellHospice

Facebook: BethellHospiceFoundation

 

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

T. 905-318-0070

Email: ed@bfoscr.com

Contact: Krista Campure

Website: https://bfoscr.com

 

Grief and bereavement support programs for children, youth and adults

Bereavement Ontario Network

174 Oxford St. Woodstock, Ontario N4S 6B1

T. 519-290-0219

Contact: Kelly Wrigglesworth

Email: info@bereavementontarionetwork.ca

Website: www.bereavementontarionetwork.ca

Twitter: BONnewsandnotes

Facebook:BereavementOntarioNetwork

 

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

T. 519-603-0196

Contact: Carly Kowalik

Email: support@bfomidwest.org

Website: www.bfomidwest.org

 

Grief support programs for children aged 4-12, parents with loss and adults.

Beth Donovan Hospice

1107 French Settlement Road Kemptville, Ontario K0G 1J0

T. 613-258-9611

Contact: Margaret Lorrie Beaton

Email: info@bethdonovanhospice.ca 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)

Email: info@childrenandyouthgriefnetwork.com

Contact: Tory Hagerman

Website: www.childrenandyouthgriefnetwork.com

Instagram: @childrenyouthgriefnetwork Twitter: c_grief

Facebook:childrenandyouthgriefnetwork

Community Care Health and Care Network – Hospice Services

#3-2 Kent Street West Lindsay, Ontario K9V 2Y1

T. 705-879-4123

Contact: Megan Tremblay

Email: hospiceinfo@ccckl.ca

Website: www.ccckl.ca

Twitter: CommunityCareKL

Facebook: CommunityCareCKL

 

Support for families dealing with terminal illness, diagnosis through to grief and bereavement care

Dorothy Ley Hospice

220 Sherway Drive Toronto, Ontario M9C 5N6

T. 416-626-0116

Contact: Lisa Gregg

Email: lgregg@dlhospice.org

Website: www.dlhospice.org 

Twitter: dorothy_ley

Facebook: The-Dorothy-Ley-Hospice

 

 

 

Hospice care for people of all ages

Bereaved Families of Ontario Hamilton Burlington

2B-300 Fennell Ave, East

T. 905-318-0070

Email: edbfoscr@gmail.com

Contact: Diana Boel

Website: https://bfoscr.com

 

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 

T. 905-387-2448

Contact: Sue Repa 

Email: kemp.hospice@kemphospice.org 

Website: www.kemphospice.org

Twitter: https://twitter.com/bobkemphospice

Facebook: Bobkemphospice

 

 

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.

Emily’s House

45 Jack Layton Way Toronto, Ontario M4M 0B7

T. 416-363-9196

Contact: Dan Dempster

Email: info@philipazizcentre.ca Website: www.emilyshouse.ca

Twitter: PACHospice

Facebook: PhilipAzizCentre

 

Hospice care for children.

Friends in Grief, Bay Gardens Funeral Home

947 Rymal Road East Hamilton, Ontario L8W 3M2

T. 905-318-0059

Email: hamilton@baygardens.ca 

Website: www.baygardens.ca/fig Instagram: @baygardens.funeralhome 

Twitter: baygardens

Facebook: 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

T. 416-214-9898

Contact: Tory Hagerman

Email: tory.hagerman@gildasclubtoronto.org

Website: www.gildasclubtoronto.org 

Instagram: @gildasclubtoronto

Twitter: gildastoronto

Facebook: GildasClubGreaterToronto

 

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

T. 519-697-4541

Email: patchforkids@yahoo.ca 

Website: www.vonme.ca/hospice 

Facebook: GoodGriefResourceCentre

 

Grief and bereavement support programs for children and their families.

Heart House Hospice

855 Matheson Blvd East Mississauga, Ontario L4W 4L6

T. 905-712-8119

Contact: Jodi Pereira

Email: info@hearthousehospice.com

Website: www.hearthousehospice.com Instagram: @Hearthousehospice Twitter: HeartHouseHosp

Facebook: Hearthousehospice

 

Grief and bereavement support through individual and group counselling.

Hope House Community Hospice

350 Industrial Parkway South Aurora, Ontario L4G 3V7

T. 905-727-6815

Contact: Heidi Bonner

Email: info@hopehousehospice.com 

Website: www.hopehousehospice.com 

Twitter: hhchospice

Facebook: hopehousecommunityhospice

 

Grief and bereavement support groups for children, teens and adults. Offering summer camps for children and family wellness programs.

Hospice Huntsville

100 Frank Miller Drive Huntsville, Ontario P1H 1H7

T. 705-789-6878

Contact: Jane Weiland

Email: hospiceh@vianet.ca

Website: www.hospicehuntsville.com/grief-andbereavement-support/

 

Grief and bereavement support programs for children and adults.

Hospice Muskoka

15 Depot Drive Unit 217 Bracebridge, Ontario P1L 0A1

T. 705-646-1697

Contact: Sandra Windspear

Email: info@hospicemuskoka.com

Website: www.hospicemuskoka.com/grief-andbereavement-2/

Twitter: HospiceMuskoka

Facebook: HospiceMuskoka

 

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

Email: info@hospiceniagara.ca

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

Email: jjowlabar@mcnallyhousehospice.com

 

Website: http://www.mcnallyhousehospice.com/how-we-help-you/bereavement-services-groups/

 

T. 905-309-4013

Contact: Jennifer Jowlabar

 

Bereavement support programs and individual counselling for children and youth ages 7 -17 as well as adults.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Hospice Peterborough 

325 London Street Peterborough, Ontario K9H 4E4

T. 705-742-4042

Contact: Sheila Bourgeois

Email: admin@hospicepeterborough.org

Website: www.hospicepeterborough.org Instagram: @Hospiceptbo

Twitter: Hospiceptbo

Facebook: HospicePeterborough

 

Variety of individual and group grief support programs for children, youth and adults. Also offering programs for families dealing with life threatening illnesses.

Hospice Simcoe

130 Bell Farm Road #1, Barrie ON l4M 6J4

Email: colleen@hispicesimcoe.ca

Contact: Colleen Risk

Website: https://hospicesimcoe.ca/

T. 705-725-1140

 

One-to-one support, webinars, workshops, drop in groups for bereaved youth

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Hospice Vaughan Woodbridge

Woodbridge, Ontario L4L 2S6

T. 905-850-6266

Contact: Sean Gedney

Email: info@hospicevaughan.com 

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

T. 519-743-4114

Contact: Judy Nairn Email:hospice@hospicewaterloo.ca

Website: www.hospicewaterloo.ca 

Instagram: @hospicewaterloo

Twitter: hospicewaterloo

Facebook: hospicewaterloo

 

Grief and bereavement programs for children aged 5 – 13.

Hospice Wellington

795 Scottsdale Drive Guelph, Ontario N1G 3R8

T. 519-836-3921

Contact: Wendy Borutski Email:info@hospicewellington.org Website: www.hospicewellington.org Instagram: @Hospice Wellington

Twitter: HospiceWell

Facebook: HospiceWellington

 

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

T. 905-340-0431

Contact: Cheyl Ettinger

Email: info@houseofhopeontario.com

Website: www.houseofhopeontario.com/programs/

 

Loss support programs for children.

Hummingbird Centre for Hope

65 Hanson Ave Kitchener, Ontario N2C 2H6

T. 519-500-8535

Contact: Marny Williams

Email: marny@hummingbirdcentreforhope.com

Website: www.hummingbirdcentreforhope.com

Twitter: hummingbrdhope

Facebook: HummingbirdCentreHope

 

 

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

T. 705-497-9239

Contact: Monica Do Coutto Monni

Email: office@nnpcn.com

Website: www.nnpcn.com

Facebook: NearNorthPalliativeCareNetwork

 

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

T. 416-363-9196

Contact: Dan Dempster

Email: info@philipazizcentre.ca Website: www.philipazizcentre.ca Twitter: PAChospice_care

Facebook: PhilipAzizCentre

 

Hospice care, also offering grief and bereavement programs for children and adults.

The Coping Centre

1740 Blair Rd Cambridge, Ontario N3H 4R8

Email: coping@copingcentre.com 

Website: www.copingcentre.com

T. 519-650-0852

Contact: Glenn & Ros Crichton 

Facebook: theCopingCentre

 

 

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

Email: info@rogerneilsonhouse.ca 

Website: www.rogerneilsonhouse.ca

T. 613-523-6300

Contact: Megan Wright

Instagram: @Rogerneilsonhouse

Twitter: RNeilsonHouse

Facebook: Rogerneilsonhouse

 

Variety of specialized grief support programs for children, youth and adults. Also offering end of life and respite care.

 

Rainbows Canada

80 Bradford Street Barrie, Ontario L4N 6S7

T. 705-726-7407

Contact: Helen McQuade

Email: info@rainbows.ca

Website: www.rainbows.ca

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

T. 705-721-5437

Contact: Joan Kennedy

Email: johanna@grievingchildren.com 

Website: www.grievingchildren.com/programs/

Instagram: @seasonscentreforgrieving 

Twitter: seasons_centre

Facebook: Seasons-Centre-for-Grieving-Children

 

Grief and bereavement support programs for children, youth and adults. Also offering “Camp Skein” childrens overnight camp and training for the community

SickKids Hospital

555 University Ave Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X8

T. 416-813-7654

Contact: Lori Ives-Baine

Email: grief.support@sickkids.ca

Website: www.sickkids.ca

 

Grief and bereavement support programs for children and their families.

The Hospice of Windsor and Essex County

6038 Empress Street Windsor, Ontario N8T 1B5

T. 519-974-7100

Contact: Brianne Thompson 

Email: reception@thehospice.ca

Website: www.thehospice.ca

Grief and bereavement support programs for children.

The Darling Home for Kids

5657 15 Side Road Milton, Ontario L9T 2X7

T. 905-878-1063

Contact: Kelley Dietrich

Email: info@darlinghomeforkids.ca 

Website: www.darlinghomeforkids.ca Instagram: @thedarlinghome4kids 

Twitter: darlinghome4kid

Facebook: darlinghomeforkids

 

 

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

T. 905-337-2333

Contact: Candace Ray 

Email: info@grievingchildrenlighthouse.org

Website: www.grievingchildrenlighthouse.org/ index.php

Instagram: @Lighthouse4grievingchildren

Twitter: Grieving_child

Facebook: Lighthouseprogramforgrievingchildren

 

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

T. 519-265-9594

Email: aw@awarnick.com

Contact: Andrea Warnick

Website: www.nightingalecentre.org Instagram: @Nightingalecentre 

Twitter: Nightingalectre

Facebook: TheNightingaleCentre

 

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

T. 416-948-0951

Email: dfcm.divisionpalliative@utoronto.ca

Website: www.studentlife.utoronto.ca/mf/grief

 

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

T. 519-637-6408

Contact: Becky Ahrens

Email: becky.ahrens@von.ca

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

T. 519-245-3170

Contact: Meagan Alexander

Email: meagan.alexander@von.ca 

Website: www.vonoxford.ca

 

Grief and bereavement support programs for children aged 5 – 12.

 

VON – Oxford Kids Circle Oxford County

550 Ingersoll Avenue Woodstock, Ontario N4S 4Y3

T. 519-537-8515

Contact: Anne Marie Wallace-Philips

Email: annemarie.wallace-philips@von.ca

Website: www.von.ca

 

Grief and bereavement support programs for children aged 5 -12.

Young Carers Initiative

318 Ontario Street Unit 7A St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 5L8

T. 905-932-7628

Contact: Michelle Lewis

Email: mlewis@powerhouseproject.ca

Website: www.youngcaregivers.ca

Twitter: Powerhouseprjct

Facebook: Powerhouseproject

 

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

T. 416-364-1668

Contact: Jenna Nelson

Email: jenna.nelson@hospicetoronto.ca Website: www.ycptoronto.com

Twitter: ycptoronto

Facebook: ycptoronto

 

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

T. 905-827-8800

Contact: Patricia Blakeley

Email: pblakeley@acclaimhealth.ca

 

Website: www.acclaimhealth.ca

 

One-on-one grief and bereavement support for children, youth and adults.

Camp Keaton Hamilton

277 Stone Church Rd. East

T. 905-387-2448

Contact: Karen Nowicki

Email: knowicki@kemphospice.org

Website: https://kemphospice.org/services/camp-keaton/

 

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

 

T. 905-817-1717

Contact: Krista Naugler

Email: krista@kidshealthlinks.org

Website: https://island.upopolis.com/

 

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

T. 416-394-2424

Contact: Maureen Ringlein

Email: maureen@yorktownfamilyservices.com

Website: https://www.yorktownfamilyservices.com/programs/grief-and-bereavement/

 

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

T. 519-337-0537

Contact: Orley Culverhouse

Email: oculverhouse@sjhospice.ca

Website: https://www.stjosephshospice.ca/about-hospice/our-hospice-team

 

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 

T. 905-240-4522

Email: vondurhamsite@von.ca

Website: https://www.vondurham.org/programs-and-services/bereavement-services/


An 8-week program to support children and teens ages 6-17 who have experienced the death of a person in their life.