Group Name: Alliance Hospice – Support & Bereavement Services
Description: Alliance Hospice is dedicated to supporting people dealing with advanced illness, death, and bereavement. In the client’s home and community, our volunteers and staff provide practical, emotional, and spiritual support in collaboration with family caregivers, health care providers, and community support agencies. Our services are offered at no cost to the client.
Our primary goal is to help to make difficult life passages both manageable and meaningful for people facing life-threatening illnesses, end-of-life, or bereavement. *** Where we serve: Toronto from Steeles Avenue to the Toronto Islands, between Victoria Park and the Humber River (excluding the old City of York).
Support & Bereavement Services:
Bereavement care is provided through individual counseling, group sessions, and volunteer support. The Hospice maintains a grief and bereavement lending library, also accessible to the community. Our support & bereavement services include:
- bereavement support volunteers
- individual counseling
- anticipatory grief support
- annual celebration of hope and remembrance
Where: 201-29 Gervais Dr. | Toronto ON M3C 1Y9
When: Eight-week support groups, held in the evenings from 6:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. for people who have lost a spouse/partner or a parent. Ongoing widow/widowers support group, held alternate Wednesday mornings from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. There is no fee for their groups.
Contact: Sandra Lewis 416-447-7244 Ext. 823 | www.alliancehospice.ca