Our Programs and Services

At Bereaved Families of Ontario ~ York Region we offer a variety of programs and services that are designed to help grieving individuals, families, youth and children through their journey of grief. Our team has created programs that are flexible to ensure that each unique individual's needs are met. 

Bereavement Support

  • Information packages with several helpful articles on grief/bereavement (including articles specific to children, youth and adults)

  • Initial 1 on 1 (Children, Youth, Adult) consultation-please call the office for more information 

  • Loss specific support groups in the fall and spring (child loss, spousal/partner loss, adult loss) (please call to register, registration open throughout the year)

  • 8 week group for children experiencing grief, 1 day youth workshop (please call to register, registration open throughout the year)

  • Open support groups (not loss specific) for adults during the summer (offered in both Newmarket and Oak Ridges)

  • Referrals to counsellors/therapists

  • Lending library (with books specific to children, youth, and adults)

  • Quarterly newsletters with helpful articles, updates, etc

  • Daily Facebook posts 

  • Weekly Twitter and Instagram posts

Wondering how we can help you?

Check out how we have helped others navigate their journey through grief. 

Upcoming Support Sessions

We also offer closed support sessions in the spring - please call or email us for more information:

Phone: 905-898-6265

E-mail: bfoyr_program@bellnet.ca

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General Information


For more online support, visit our online resource library or contact us about our BFOYR lending library!

Contact Us 

Phone Number: 905-898-6265 or 


Toll Free 1-800-969-6904

Email us: ​

Bereavement Programs and Services:  bfoyr_program@bellnet.ca

Events:  bfoyr.events@gmail.com

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