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Bereavement Support Groups

Meet others who’ve lost a loved one and share your experience in our bereavement support groups.

Our support groups give you the opportunity to meet others who are grieving the death of a loved one, share experiences, and explore ways to move through your grief – all in a caring and understanding atmosphere.

Support groups run all year round across Halton, and may focus on a particular type of loss (spousal loss, loss of an adult child).

These groups are offered free of charge through the generosity of our volunteers, funders and donors.

 

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Bereavement Walking Group

A walking group for people grieving the loss of a loved one.

Join trained volunteers for fresh air and exercise with others who are grieving. Share your experiences, receive support – or just walk. If you wish, you can stay for coffee and conversation at a local coffee shop at the end of the walk.

Oakville

  • Summer Group
    Weekly on Thursdays, Time TBD
    July 9 – August 27, 2020
To register, contact:
Carole La Tour, 905-827-8800 or 1-800-387-7127 x2312

Spousal / Partner Loss Support Groups

The loss of a husband, wife or partner can be devastating.  Join others who are living with loss to share experiences and heal.
Groups run in 8 week sessions throughout Halton in the fall, winter and spring.

There are currently no Spousal / Partner Loss Support Groups scheduled. Please check back later
For information, contact:
Carole LaTour905-827-8800 or 1-800-387-7127 x2312

Coffee & Conversation: for those grieving the death of a loved one

This bereavement group runs on an ongoing basis.  Simply drop by to share your experience in a caring and understanding atmosphere.

There are currently no Coffee & Conversation Support Groups scheduled. Please check back later
For information, contact:
Nina Page905-827-8800 or 1-800-387-7127 x2316

Adult Child Loss

It is particularly difficult to lose an adult child.  Join other parents who have experienced this loss to share experiences and heal.

Oakville

  • Weekly on Thursday from 6:30pm – 8:30pm
    Postponed until further notice
    Acclaim Health Head Office, 2370 Speers Road
To register, contact:
Carole La Tour, 905-827-8800 or 1-800-387-7127 x2312

Bereavement Support Group Staff Team

Coffee & Conversation Drop-In
Nina Page, 905-827-8800 or 1-800-387-7127 x2316

Walking Group, Adult Child Loss, Spousal/Partner Loss
Carole La Tour, 905-827-8800 or 1-800-387-7127 x2312

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Acclaim Health and S.E.N.A.C.A. to Merge

We are happy to announce that as of March 31, 2020 Acclaim Health and S.E.N.A.C.A. will be merging.  For clients and families, this means better access to more integrated care. There will be no changes to programs and services, and both the Acclaim Health and S.E.N.A.C.A. Adult Day Programs will continue to operate normally. The…

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