Hummingbird Centre for Hope

Children’s Grief

Kids Grief
Kids Grief is a free online resource that helps parents support their children when someone in their life is dying or has died. It equips parents with the words and confidence needed to help children grieve life’s losses in healthy ways.

Lighthouse for Grieving Children
The Lighthouse provides a place where children, teens, and their parents and guardians who have experienced a life changing death loss can come together to be part of a community. Through participation in facilitated peer groups, they find understanding, stability and support.

Dr Jay’s Children’s Grief Centre
Offers excellent listing of resources around grief, children’s grief & mental health suports.  The Dr. Jay Children’s Grief Centre is a Toronto based charity that provides compassionate care, support and education to grieving children, youth and their families while building strength, resilience and hope.

The Nightingale Centre
The Nightingale Centre is a non-profit organization that has been created to provide grief and bereavement support to children, adolescents, and their families in Guelph and Wellington County who have experienced, or are anticipating, the death of a family member. 

Canadian Alliance for Grieving Children
Offers resources and listing of agencies by province within Canada

National Alliance for Grieving Children
Offers resources and listing of agencies by province within United States

Dougy Center
An excellent section providing resources around grief and children’s grief. The Dougy Center provides support in a safe place where children, teens, young adults, and their families grieving a death can share their experience. 

Camp Erin
Camp Erin Toronto is a 3 day-long overnight bereavement camp in Muskoka for children and youth aged 6-17. Camp Erin is provided at no cost to families and is open to any child who has experienced the death of an immediate family member or custodial caregiver, regardless of cause or length of time since the death.

Teenage Grief Sucks
We’re talking about teenage grief. Read stories written by grieving teens and share your own.
Teenage Grief Sucks (TGS) is a teen-run website that’s starting conversations about teenage grief. Run by Natalie Adams, who lost her dad when she started high school, TGS shares weekly stories about grief from the perspective of teens.