Volunteer opportunities are
available with our individual affiliates.
Families, we dedicate our work to bereavement
support through self-help and mutual aid.
Our strong community spirit mirrors the commitment made
by our volunteers and staff. Our programs are facilitated
by trained volunteers who are themselves bereaved. Volunteer
health professionals support our facilitators and advise
our programs. Each year, on behalf of Bereaved Families
over 1,000 volunteers contribute to helping the healing
Bereaved Families of Ontario
operates through the following regional affiliates:
To link to these affiliates, please go to our affiliates
- Cornwall Region
- Durham Region
- Kingston Region
- London - Southwest Region
- Midwest Region, including Kitchener/Waterloo
- Ottawa Region
- York Region (Newmarket)
of Ontario can assist you in becoming a corporate
sponsor or in making an individual donation. If interested,
please go to our sponsors page
or our donations page.
To learn about our board members, please go to OUR
Has someone you know experienced a loss?
If you aren't sure what you can do, our affiliates
can help. Bereaved Families can assist you to
be helpful for a friend, relative or co-worker
who has experienced loss.
You Are Bereaved
provide a place for you to discuss your experiences
and learn about grief with others who have
been there. They give you a chance to talk,
in a confidential setting, about how your
loss affects your life. Our affiliates across
the province offer a range of individual and
group support programs for preschoolers (3-5),
children (6-12), adolescents (13-17), young
adults (18-30), parents, parents of infants,