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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:  [email protected]
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Bereaved Families of Ontario
Provides support for people who have lost an immediate family member.
http://www.bereavedfamilies.net/

 

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.
http://www.hospicewaterloo.ca/

 

New Beginnings
Bereavement support offered through a group setting. Peer support for persons aged 55+.
http://www.city.kitchener.on.ca/living_kitchener/new_beginnings.html

 

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.
http://www.ovcnet.uoguelph.ca/petloss/

 

People Needing People
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.
http://www.edwardrgood.com/bereavementsupprt.htm

 

The Canadian Foundation for the Study of Infant Death
Provides information, referrafor families in which an infant has died from SIDS.
http://www.sidscanada.org/

 

The Centre for the Grief Journey
Provides information on coping with the loss of a loved one.
http://www.griefjourney.com/

 

The Coping Centre
Provides group support, education and compassion to those who are experiencing grief.
http://www.griefsupport.cc/

 

The Financial Services Comission of Ontario
General information on insurance policies in the event of an auto accident.
http://www.fsco.gov.on.ca

 

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