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Current 2023 Support Programs - 18+ 

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Individual Peer Support (18+) 
Prior to joining any of our grief healing support groups, please call our office to complete a short intake.  All participants are initially supported via individual peer support session(s) at which time we can explore our various grief healing supports.
We are here  to help you navigate your personal journey of loss after the death of
a loved one.  

For more information or to complete an intake and set up your individual peer support session (currently offered via phone or zoom)
please call our BFOYR Support Team at

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Peer Support Groups (18+)
"Open Groups"
These groups operate throughout the year and offer ongoing registration for inclusion after any loss of a loved one who has died.
"Closed Groups"
These groups are "loss specific" meaning everyone in group has experienced the same loss.  Throughout the year, we offer:
Child Loss Group
Spousal / Life Partner Loss Group
Parental Loss Group

For more information please contact / 905-898-6265


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Community Based Grief Healing Support Groups:
Seniors (55+) Grief Healing Support Groups are offered at various locations throughout
York Region:

We also offer on-site grief healing support
"Navigating Our Grief"
 for workplaces, schools and community groups who are grieving the loss of a fellow co-worker, student, colleague. 
For more information please call our

Programs & Volunteer Coordinator at
905-898-6265 /


Our 2024 Support Programs For Children / Youth 
Children's 'Art Expression' Grief Healing Support                    Youth 'Art Expression' Grief Healing Support

(Ages 9-13)                                                                                      (Ages 14-17)
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For inquiries on available dates for children or youth Art Expression grief healing support within your school or to be a community based children/youth organization host location;
please contact our Youth Intake & Outreach Coordinator at 905-898-6265 or
We proudly acknowledge the generous funding support which makes these new programs possible.  Our sincere gratitude for the financial support of:


Mindfulness Informed Indigenous

Grief Healing Support Circle on Georgina Island, ON


A Georgina Island Health Centre & Grief Healing Support Centre Collaboration

Grief Healing Support Centre

(Bereaved Families of Ontario York Region)

17075 Leslie Street Unit #9

Newmarket, ON L3Y 8E1

Tel: 905-898-6265



Please call 1-855-310-COPE(2673)

        You can also send a text to            1-855-310-2673 or chat with

the Crisis Worker online via Live Chat

                   or Call 911 

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