You are not alone. Many of us feel a great deal of pain and sadness after a loved one dies. If at any time you become confused, angry or depressed, there are counsellors on and off campus that you can talk to about your experiences.
- Grief Support at the University of Toronto
Support on campus includes: student grief dinners, academic advising, support groups, spiritual care, counseling, and memorial creation.
- Bereaved Families of Ontario
Bereaved helping the bereaved. Provides a place to discuss experiences & learn about grief in a confidential setting.
- Toronto Bereaved Families of Ontario
Non-judgmental, respectful listening to help give you space and time to discover your own way of understanding and living with the death of a loved one, whether through illness, accident, murder or suicide.
- Family Service Toronto Counselling
- Bereavement Ontario Network
Provides support for grief, bereavement, and mourning.
Online Bereavement Support
Bereavement Due to the Loss of a Child
- The Compassionate Friends of Canada
- Baby’s Breath (Formerly known as The Canadian Foundation for the Study of Infant Deaths)
Grief Due to Cancer
Children & Adolescent Grief Support
- Facts for Families: Children and Grief
- Seasons Centre for Grieving Children
- Mind Your Mind
- The Canadian Alliance for Grieving Children and Youth (CAGCY)
Legal & Government Information Regarding Death & Bereavement
- What To Do When Someone Dies
A resource list from the government of Ontario regarding important matters, with or without a will, pensions, benefits, personal finances, vehicles, property, card, registries, and grief & loss
- Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General
FAQ regarding estates
- Government of Ontario
Information regarding death certificates
- Separation & Divorce or Death of a Spouse: Property Division
- During Your Time of Loss
Information for Survivors from Service Canada regarding CPP Survivor’s Pension, Death Benefit, Survivor’s Pension, Children’s Benefit, Allowance for Survivor