Programs in Canada


Hospice Calgary*

1245 70 Avenue SE
Calgary, Alberta T3L 2K8  
Hospice Calgary guides children, teens and families through the grieving process as they face a life-threatening illness and death of a loved one. Our team of professionals provide individual and family counselling, group support, 24 hour end-of-life care, consultation, and community response. We are engaged with teaching, ACSWB "A" credit workshops, and research. We operate two centres of care: Sage Centre and Rosedale Hospice.


Children and Youth Grief Network (CANADA)*

The Children and Youth Grief Network is a website that aims to connect professionals and families to organizations, services and resources that benefit children and youth who are grieving a death.

Heart House Hospice: HUUG (Help Us Understand Grief) Program (ONTARIO)*

1-855 Matheson Blvd. East
Mississauga, Ontario L4W 4L6
(905) 712-8119
The Help Us Understand Grief (HUUG) Program provides short term supports and counselling to children, youth, and families living with serious illness, dying, death, and grief. Like all of our services offered at Heart House Hospice, HUUG is available to families at no cost. HUUG also offers monthly events for children, youth and families who are bereaved.

Sessons Centre for Grieving Children*
38 McDonald Street
Barrie, Ontario L4M 1P1
Seasons Centre provides a variety of facilitated peer support groups for children 5 - 24 and their caregivers. Adult groups for parents who have had a spouse/life partner die and parents who have had a child under 24 die. There are also a variety of school programs offered. Community presentations on grief. College/University Placements.

The Lighthouse for Grieving Children                             
2522 Rebecca Street
Oakville, Ontario L6L6N8
Peer bereavement support groups for children, teens and their caregivers, consultation and training related to children's grief.


Camp - Loss & Found*
Myra's Kids Foundation
8255 Mountain Sights, Suite 210
Montreal, Quebec
(438) 346-7989
At Myra’s Kids Foundation (MKF), our mission is to provide a safe place for children to honour and understand how they may be impacted by the loss of a loved one. To this end, we offer a free, non-denominational bereavement camp for children and teenagers, ages 6 to 17, who are grieving a significant death. We provide a traditional, fun, and high-energy camp experience, combined with grief education and emotional support. MKF also offers free monthly support groups for families along with psycho-social support.

*NAGC Member