IMPORTANT NOTE

On Jan 12, 2021, the Ontario Government declared a State of Emergency and issued a stay-at-home order, which came into effect Jan 14, 2021 and will last until at least Feb 11, 2021

Services listed below may be impacted in response to increased restrictions. Please contact agencies or programs listed here prior to visiting in person in order to receive up to date information on services

Grief Corps

Service: Online Bereavement Support Group

Contact Information
Website ifsca.ca/grief-corps/
Primary Contact Derek Scott, Certified IFS Therapist and Registered Social Worker, Internal Family Systems Counselling Association
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Online support group sessions for people who are COVID-bereaved.
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Short term six-week program facilitated by mental health professionals to help people experiencing bereavement due to COVID-19 within an online support group format.  
* small groups (10 people per group) 
* participants choose a session to fit their schedule 
* opportunity to share experiences and offer / receive support 
* help to understand and recognize impact of grief 
 
Note: Groups are NOT providing therapy -- they are not intended to replace individual therapy if that is required
Hours Sessions available Mon-Sat 9 am-11 pm * 90 min duration * final session each day begins 9:30 pm
Areas Served Canada
Eligibility Canadian residents experiencing bereavement due to the COVID-19 pandemic
Application Enrol in a support group through the website * select a suitable time of day and e-mail group facilitator
Languages English
Fees None - all services free of charge - donations accepted to cover therapist expenses
Site Information
Located In Community Erin
Physical Access Not Applicable
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading COVID-19 ; Palliative Care / Grief
HCSD Sub Heading Bereavement / Grief Support ; Safety and Well-being Resources ; Supports for Families
Service Categories Bereavement Support Groups ~ COVID-19

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