Bereaved Families of Ontario:
Dedicated to bereavement support through self-help and mutual aid. BFO programs are facilitated by volunteers who are themselves bereaved. BFO provides compassionate non-denominational mutual aid support for families and individuals who have lost a significant person to death. BFO affiliates also support parents, guardians or family members helping a child grieve. As well, they support the unique circumstances faced by survivors of violent death, survivors of completed suicide, and families seeking pregnancy after loss.
No fee indicated.
Rainbows, guiding kids through life’s storms.
Rainbows for All Children Canada is the largest international non-profit organization committed to helping children and teens grieve and grow after loss. Rainbows forms partnerships with schools, faith communities and social service agencies so they may establish grief support groups and help vulnerable children. Rainbows builds the confidence and self-esteem of hurting children, improves communications, prevents destructive behaviours, and improves academic performance.
905 472 5014
Weekly parent bereavement drop in support groups
Hospice King Aurora
Support for grieving children.
Bereavement Support: On-line Resources
Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep:
NILMDTS aims to introduce remembrance photography to parents suffering the loss of a baby with a free gift of professional portraiture. NILMDTS educates and mobilizes professional quality photographers to provide beautiful heirloom portraits to families facing the untimely death of an infant. NILMDTS believes these images serve as an important step in the family’s healing process by honouring the child’s legacy.
An American site, on a smaller scale but personal and informative. Honored Babies is a support and resource organization for women whose babies have died. It also supports family members and informs the community.
SHARE Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support
Their mission is to serve those whose lives are touched by the tragic death of a baby through pregnancy loss, stillbirth or in the first few months of life, to provide support toward positive resolution of grief experienced at the time of, or following the death of a baby. This support encompasses emotional, physical, spiritual, and social healing, as well as sustaining the family unit.
Grieve Out Loud
Grieve Out Loud was started in January 2010 by a group of parents who understand the pain of losing a baby and are passionate about helping others in their own grieving process.
Remembering our Babies
Remembering Our Babies provides support, education and awareness for those suffering from a miscarriage, a still birth, or the loss of an infant
The Compassionate Friends provides highly personal comfort, hope, and support to every family experiencing the death of a son or a daughter, a brother or a sister, or a grandchild, and helps others better assist the grieving family.
First Candle is an American nonprofit organization dedicated to safe pregnancies and the survival of babies through the first years of life. “No matter how deep your grief and how great your pain, remember that you are not alone. First Candle, along with others who have traveled this road before you, are here to help you through the difficult time following the death of your baby.”