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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
Thursdays, 6:00-7:30pm
July 11 – August 29, 2019

Fall and Spring Groups
Thursdays, 10:00-11:30am
Check back for Fall start date

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.

Oakville

Fall Group
Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30pm
Location TBD

To register, contact:
Nina Page905-827-8800 or 1-800-387-7127 x2316

 

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.

Milton

2nd and 4th Thursday of each month beginning September 26, 2019
6:00pm – 7:30pm
Martindale Gardens Retirement Residence, 45 Martin Street

To participate, 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

Wednesdays, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
March 25, 2020 – May 13, 2020
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

Spousal/Partner Loss and Drop-In
Nina Page, 905-827-8800 or 1-800-387-7127 x2316

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

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