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Organization: Bereaved Families of Ontario - Ottawa Region  
Phone Numbers: 613-567-4278
After Hours: Leave a message, call will be returned
Fax: 613-237-4874
The Bronson Centre
211 Bronson Ave, Ste 303
Ottawa, ON
K1R 6H5
Intersection: Bronson Ave and Somerset St
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 9:30 am-4 pm * hours may vary depending on part-time staff availability
Executives: Patricia Captain - Co-Chair of the Board
Laurie Rail - Co-Chair, Board of Directors
Contacts: Barbara Simpson - Office Administrator
Service Description: Support services for individuals learning to cope with grief after the death of a loved one.

Peer support groups facilitated by trained volunteers who have experienced the same loss. Groups include: Loss of Spouse, Loss of Child, Loss of Baby (miscarriage/stillbirth/infant under the age of 1yr), Loss of Parent/Sibling/Friend, and Loss by Suicide
  • Parent/Youth Closed Groups for children ages 7 to 9 years * 10 to 12 years, as well as groups for teens. All programs overseen by a professional consultant and professional advisory committee
  • Telephone support
  • Educational Outreach program provided for the community
  • Grief and Peer Support Training for our volunteers and for other service providers and professionals in the community

Meeting: Support & Share Night Drop-in: Ongoing first Tuesday of each month from 7 pm-9 pm, 2400 Alta Vista Dr, St. Timothy's Presbyterian Church, no registration required Support & Share Day Drop-in: Ongoing weekly Thursdays from 12 noon-1:30 pm, Suite 303, 211 Bronson Ave, Bronson Center, no registration required 10 week Support Groups: Fall, Winter and Spring (registration required) Grief and facilitator training for volunteers and community service providers
Fees: Program * None * There are suggested donations for most programs. Everyone is welcome regardless of ability to pay.
Application: Call, e-mail, visit website or facebook page for more information
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: No restrictions
Languages: English
Area(s) Served:
Eastern Ontario ; Outaouais  
See Also: Bereavement
Bereavement Support Groups

This information was last completely updated on March 12, 2017

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