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416 Community Support for Women Invites You To: Grief & Bereavement

Explore and engage in meaningful discussion, education and advocacy related to dying, death and grief. This workshop is led by nurse psychotherapist, educator and thanatologist Andrea Warnick. This event is open to the public – men and women.

When: Thursday, February 19th at 2:45 p.m.

Where: 40 Oak Street, Toronto, in the Rogers Room. Please RSVP to Elena at or 416 964-6936 Ext. 222 or visit us online.

Perinatal Bereavement Services Ontario

Group Name: Perinatal Bereavement Services Ontario

Description: This is a non-profit, charitable organization that supports and serves as an educational resource to:

  • Offer support to parents who have experienced miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, medical termination, stillbirth or neonatal death, through phone support or group meetings.
  • Educate the public and involved health care professionals by teaching, seminars, workshops and consultation.
  • Provide resource material for parents and health workers.

Where: 3228 South Service Road, Suite 103 | Burlington, ON L7N 3H8

When: Twice monthly meetings at several locations at 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. Call for details. Groups are run by trained bereaved parent facilitators. They are open to bereaved parents only, at any time after a death. All services are free (except for special prenatal classes).

Contact: 905-472-1807 |

Humphrey Miles Funeral Home – Grief Support

Group Name: Humphrey Miles Funeral Home – Living is for Today (LIFT)

Description: For over 135 years, Humphrey Funeral Home A.W. Miles – Newbigging Chapel has celebrated life with the people of Toronto, and is proud to have been part of this wonderful city for four generations.

Participating in a group can be a source of support for someone facing the grief that follows death. There are no easy answers, but the sharing of common experiences and concerns can help the bereaved discover new strengths and insights which can aid in the recovery process. Finding support and encouragement may ease the pain and struggle. Please call us for information on the times and locations of our programs.

Where: Humphrey Funeral Homes-A.W. Miles Chapel | 1403 Bayview Avenue | Toronto, ON M4G 3A8

When: Meetings are held once a week, either in the evening or afternoon. Registration is required. Call the main office to register. The sessions are open to the public and are non-sectarian. If requested, referral can be made to therapists.

Contact: 416-485-6415 | 416-385-8885 Ext. 22 | |

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