Bereaved Families Of Ontario Durham Region
Oshawa, ON

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(905) 579-4293
861619880RR0001
948 Simcoe St N, Oshawa ON, L1G4W2

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ASSISTING FAMILIES IN WHICH A CHILD HAS DIED, TO COPE WITH THE PSYCHOLOGICAL EFFECTS OF THE CHILD'S DEATH, BY HOLDING COLSED AND OPEN MEETINGS WHERE MEMBERS MAY DISCUSS THEIR MUTUAL PAIN/PROBLEMS; TO ASSIST BEREAVED PARENTS AND SIBLINGS AND TO PROCURE AND FURNISH COUNSELLING SERVICES AND SUPPORT SERVICES. FAMILY SUPPORT NIGHTS PROVIDING INFORMATION WITH A SPEAKER OR PANEL, OPEN TO ALL. DROP IN MEETINGS FOR BEREAVED PARENTS TO DISCUSS THEIR GRIEF IN A SMALL GROUP WITH 2 CO ORDINATORS. SENDING OUR REGULAR NEWSLETTERS TO THE MEMBERS. ...MAINTAINING AN EXTENSIVE LIBRARY FOR OUR MEMBERS. WE DO NOT CHARGE FOR SERVICES OR MEMBERSHIP.

DEVELOPED A NEW WEBSITE WITH CLEAR INFORMATION ABOUT PROGRAMS AND EVENTS. INCREASED THE NUMBER OF DROP INS FOR BEREAED MEMBERS FOR FELLOWSHIP AND DISCUSSION. DEVELOPMENT OF A CHILDREN'S PROGRAM FOR BEREAVED SIBLINGS. WE RECENTLY MOVED TO A NEW LOCATION WHICH PROVIDES US MORE SPACE FOR EXTENDING OUR PROGRAMS.