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CMHA In-Person Programs | All Ages Learn More

CMHA offers a variety of mental health services to residents of the Hamilton, Ontario area.

Journey Through Loss | Adults Learn More

Online support group for individuals over the age of 18 who have experienced loss.

Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) Discussion Forum | Adults Learn More

Online discussion forum providing peer support on a variety of COVID-related topics including loneliness, anxiety, and lifestyle loss.

Yoga for Grief Support* | All Ages Learn More

Yoga for Grief Support combines the ancient practice of yoga with a model of bereavement support, which “companions” the bereaved through their journey. This is a paid service.

I’m Grieving a Loss | Adults, Seniors, & Youth Learn More

Book recommendations for those grieving a loved one. Specific recommendations based on relationship to the deceased such as parent, sibling, child, friend.

What's Your Grief: What We Do | All Ages Learn More

This community support website provides creative ways for people to share their grief including through recipes, art, photography, and creative writing.

Canadian Alliance for Grieving Children and Youth | Children & Youth Learn More


Provides camps across Ontario for bereaved children.

Virtual Hospice: Ask a Professional | All Ages Learn More

A “team of palliative care experts is ready to answer your questions about terminal illness, end-of-life care, loss and bereavement”

My Grief Angels: Free Virtual Support Groups | Adults Learn More

Offers free grief support groups by type of loss (parent, friend, child, pet, and more).

Children's Bereavement Centre: Free Virtual Support Groups | All Ages Learn More

CBC provides free online counselling to elementary school children, middle school youth, high school teens, adults (English & Spanish), perinatal & infant loss support groups (English & Spanish)

Imagine: Free Peer Grief Support | Children & Youth Learn More

“Imagine provides free peer grief support groups for children and teens coping with loss due to death or who are living with a family member with a life-altering illness.”

Grief Net Support Groups | All Ages Learn More

Directory of different online support groups by participant age and type of loss.

MISS Foundation | Adults

Online services include the mentor program, where you can be matched with a peer support volunteer to support you and the online peer support groups.

The Alcove: Online Groups | All Ages Learn More

The Alcove provides online support groups by age for children, teens, and adults. They also have specific groups to support frontline workers.

Grief Share: Daily Affirmation E-Mail | All Ages

“Receive an encouraging email message every day for a year. These short messages will inspire you and provide practical information as you grieve the loss of your loved one.”

Grief in Common Online Support Group | Adults Learn More

“The only online community designed to connect those who are grieving based on background and similar experiences for chats and opportunities to meet in person.”

Grief Anonymous: Online Groups | Adults Learn More

Grief Anonymous runs various online support groups. “We are a 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year support group.”

Hope for Wellness Help Line & Online Chat | Adults Learn More

The Hope for Wellness Help Line offers immediate help to all Indigenous peoples across Canada. Services available in English, French, Cree, Inuktitut, and Ojibway.

LGBTQ Grief Loss Support | Adults Learn More

Facebook peer support group for LGBTQ adults experiencing grief and loss.