Links 2017-06-21T13:54:02+00:00

Listed are a variety of different websites that provide information and support on grief and bereavement.  This list will be continually updated.

Websites

Soaring Spirits Loss Foundation
A national network of support for anyone grieving the loss of someone they love – with a special emphasis on those who have been widowed

Widow Village
A community of peers created by The Soaring Spirits Loss Foundation

Camp Widow
A weekend long gathering of widowed people from across the country and around the world

Widows Bond
The Widow Match Program
The purpose of Widow Match program is to connect you with another person with whom you can share the ups and downs of the widowhood journey.

Gilda’s Club Toronto
Gilda’s Club is a place where anyone touched by cancer –adults, children and teens as well as their families & friends become part of a welcoming community of support.

Dr Jay’s Children’s Grief Centre
Support for grieving children in Toronto area

Lighthouse for Grieving Children – Oakville
Peer support for greiving children, youth and their families

Widowed Friends
Building new friendships

Bereaved Families of Ontario
Bereaved helping the bereaved learn to live with grief
Affilitates location across Ontario

www.Widowed.ca
An online resource for widows, widowers and their loved ones

www.griefjourney.com
The Mission of the Centre for the Grief Journey is to assist and support people in a grieving process after a significant loss. The Grief Journey approach combines education, empathy and encouragement as part of a comprehensive package of methods and materials.

Hello Grief
A place to share and learn about grief and loss

Dougy Center
The National Center for Grieving Children and Families

Blogs

Inspiring Widows
I write stories of widowed people who inspire me on my grief journey. I also write about personal finance for widows because that is a passion of mine and an area of need for many who feel anxious and alone in making financial decisions. Hey, I write about the two things no one wants to talk about: death and money!

Abigail Carter
Learning to live again after the sudden death of her husband, Aaron on 9/11

Matt Logelin
Matt’s blog about the sudden death of his wife after the birth of his daughter

Widows Voice
Seven widowed people; seven days of the week; seven unique perspectives; one goal…to tell other widowed people that they are not alone

Other Resources

Another Door Opens Photography
A non-profit organization that gives the gift of a photo session to those families whose lives have been affected by the loss of an immediate family member

Smiling Eyes
The Smiling Eyes Project is a non-profit group of Professional Photographers offering complimentary photo shoots to people/families facing Cancers fight or victory.

Coping Centre
519-650-0852
877-554-4498

Hospice Waterloo Region
519-743-4114

Hospice Wellington
519-836-3921

Waterloo Region Suicide Prevention Council

Andrea Warnick Consulting

Bereaved Families of Ontario – Midwestern Region
519-603-0196

Dr Bill Webster – The Grief Journey