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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
The Bronson Centre
211 Bronson Ave, Ste 303
Ottawa, ON
K1R 6H5
Intersection: Bronson Ave and Somerset St
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Tue-Thu 10 am-2 pm * hours may vary depending on part-time staff availability
Executives: Laurie Rail - Chair of the Board
Public Contacts: Barbara Simpson - Office Administrator
Service Description: Support services for individuals learning to cope with grief after the death of someone significant.

Peer support groups facilitated by trained volunteers who have experienced the same loss. Groups include: Loss of Spouse, Child, Baby (miscarriage / stillbirth / infant under 1yr), Parent/Sibling/Friend, Suicide, and MAiD
  • Parent/Youth Groups for children and teens
  • Telephone support
  • Remembrance Events: Tree of Life Candlelight in December, Live Butterfly Release and Walk to Remember in May, Labyrinth Walk
  • Educational Outreach programs provided for the community
  • Grief and Peer Support Training for our volunteers and for other service providers and professionals in the community

Meetings: Weekly Support & Share Day Drop-in: Thur 12 noon-1:30 pm. Suite 303, 211 Bronson Ave, Bronson Center. No registration required. Weekly Walking Group: Wed 12 noon-1pm. Suite 303, 211 Bronson Ave, Bronson Center. No registration required. Monthly Support & Share Night Drop-in: 1st Tue of the month. 7 pm-9 pm. 2400 Alta Vista Dr, St. Timothy's Presbyterian Church. No registration required. Seasonal 8-10 week Support Groups: Fall, Winter and Spring. Registration required.
Fees: Program * None * $10 suggested donation for weekly and monthly drop-ins * Everyone is welcome regardless of ability to pay
Application: Call, e-mail, visit website or facebook page for more information
Eligibility / Target Population: No restrictions
Languages: English
Area Served:
Eastern Ontario ; Outaouais  
See Also: Bereavement
Bereavement Support Groups

This information was last completely updated on May 7, 2018

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Updated May 7, 2018
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