Our Programs

 UPCOMING SUPPORT GROUPS AND EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS
FALL & WINTER 2017

We are offering a number of support groups and educational programs. Our services are free and confidential. Pre-registration for groups is required, as is a commitment to attend all sessions. For more information please contact  programming@bfo-hamiltonburlington.on.ca .

Perinatal Loss Support Group   

     BFO is offering a support group for parents who have experienced a miscarriage, still birth or the death of an infant younger than 28 days. This group is an opportunity to learn, share, and gain support from others who have had a similar experience. Please email programming@bfo-hamiltonburlington.on.ca to register. (Group is 8 weeks)

Bereaved Parents Group 

     A support group for moms and dads who have experienced the death of a child of any age. The group provides an opportunity to learn, share, and gain support from others.  Topics include talking about feelings, the death itself and the funeral, changing relationships with family and friends, and new beginnings. Couples and individual parents are welcome to attend. Please call 905-318-0070 to register for the next groups. (Group is 10-12 weeks)
  

Bereaved Moms of Younger Children 

     A support group for mothers who have experienced the death of a younger child. The group provides an opportunity to learn, share, and gain support from others.  Topics include talking about feelings, the death itself and the funeral, changing relationships with family and friends, and new beginnings. Please call 905-318-0070 to register for the next groups. (Group is 10-12 weeks)

Bereaved Moms of Older Children  

     A support group for mothers who have experienced the death of an adult child. The group provides an opportunity to learn, share, and gain support from others.  Topics include talking about feelings, the death itself and the funeral, changing relationships with family and friends, and new beginnings. Please call 905-318-0070 to register for the next groups. (Group is 10-12 weeks)

Bereaved Mothers (Niagara location)

     A support group for mothers who have experienced the death of a child of any age. The group provides an opportunity to learn, share, and gain support from others.  Topics include talking about feelings, the death itself and the funeral, changing relationships with family and friends, and new beginnings. Please call 905-318-0070 to register for the next groups. (Group is 10-12 weeks)

Missing Pieces One Day Workshops for Teens 

     These one-day workshops are presented by BFO in partnership with local school boards. They provide a safe, non-judgemental opportunity for teens who have experinece the death of a family member or close friend to share with each other their experiences, feelings and thoughts about the person who has died. Registration is through high school social workers or guidance counsellors.

T.L.C. For Kids Group

       In the TLC Program, there is a group for 5-8 year olds and a group for 9-13 year olds who have experienced the death of a parent, sibling, relative or friend. Children will be helped to express their grief through discussion, art, music, sharing of keepsakes, and pictures. Please call BFO at 905-318-0070 to register. Group is 10 weeks)

 

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  BFOHB Program Brochure (1.1 MB)

We are currently accepting registration for all 2016 programs.

Please click on the desired program link for program descriptions and call the office for dates.

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