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If you are looking for further resources, please browse the topics below.

General & Mental Health Support

Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868 or

Canada Suicide Prevention Service: Call 1-833-456-4566 or text 45645

Find a Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) near you:

Good2Talk Helpline: 1-866-925-5454 

Ontario's 24/7 helpline for post-secondary students 

LGBT Youthline: confidential and non-judgemental peer support through call, text, or live chat

Naseeha: a mental health hotline for Muslim and non-Muslim youth via call or text

Hope for Wellness Help Line: offers immediate mental health counselling and crisis intervention to all Indigenous peoples across Canada

Grief Support Agencies

The Lighthouse for Grieving Children

Provides free peer support groups for children, teens, and their families who have experienced a death in their family (in-person and virtual programming, as well as consultation supports)


Provides free programs to survivors of suicide through 1:1 support, support groups, and community education

Bereaved Families of Ontario South Central Region (Hamilton)

Provides peer support programming to individuals who have experienced a death loss 

*Other chapters available across Ontario 

The Coping Centre (Cambridge) 

Provides free grief support through groups, retreats, and educational seminars 

The Hummingbird Centre for Hope (Kitchener)

Provides free peer support for families who have experienced spousal/parent loss 

The Nightingale Centre (Guelph/Wellington)

Provides free grief and bereavement services for children, adolescents, and their families who have experienced, or are anticipating, the death of a family member

The Dinner Party

A worldwide community for 20 and 30-year olds who have experienced the loss of a partner, parents, child, sibling, other close family member or friend. Find one-to-one support or a virtual dinner party that you'd like to join

The Canadian Alliance for Grieving Children and Youth

A national directory for children and youth grief support programs by province and city

Online Resources


An online resource to help move through grief from the comfort of their own home, at their own pace


An online resource for parents, caregivers, and educators to help support children when someone in their life is dying, or has died

Sesame Street in Communities: Helping Kids Grieve

An online resource for parents with games, videos, and activities to help support children through their grief


An online resource created BY grieving youth FOR grieving youth


An online mental health and wellness resource for young people ages 14-29

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