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Victim Services of
Waterloo Region

Resourceful Links

Grief and Bereavement Links

The following links are provided to victims and the general public in obtaining additional information and assistance on victimization issues. Should you know of a link that should be added, please email it to:


Baby’s Breath
Advocates for and encourages research, shares information and provides bereavement support to families affected by an infant death from SIDS.

Bereaved Families of Ontario

Provides support for people who have lost an immediate family member.


Compassionate Friends Waterloo Region Chapter


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Individual grief counselling as well as support groups offered by the Edward R. Good Funeral Home. Support after suicide and second stage groups also available.   


Hospice of Waterloo Region
Trained volunteers help people affected by terminal illness prepare and cope with death by providing compassionate presence, practical support and education.


Loss Mama; Waterloo Region Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support

Learning to live again, one breath at a time.


Miscarriage for Men


New Beginnings
Bereavement support offered through a group setting. Peer support for persons aged 55+.


Ontario Veterinary Hospital – Pet Loss Support Hotline
A non-judgmental forum in which you can express your feelings and concerns surrounding the loss of your pet.


Pregnancy and Infant Loss Network (PAIL)

Experiencing the loss of a pregnancy or the death of a baby is devastating. But you aren’t alone. Pregnancy and Infant Loss (PAIL) Network offers free peer-led, group and individual support services offered to families across Ontario.


The Centre for the Grief Journey
Provides information on coping with the loss of a loved one.


The Coping Centre
Provides group support, education and compassion to those who are experiencing grief.


The Financial Services Commission of Ontario
General information on insurance policies in the event of an auto accident.


The Grief Recovery Institute
Offers workshops to help participants grieve the loss of a loved one, a divorce or any other significant emotional loss.


Threads of Life
Threads of Life is a Canadian registered charity dedicated to supporting families after a workplace fatality, life-altering injury or occupational disease.