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Organization: Lighthouse Program for Grieving Children  
Phone Numbers: 905-337-2333 (leave message after hours)
Email: info@grievingchildrenlighthouse.org
Website: www.grievingchildrenlighthouse.org
Address:
2522 Rebecca St
Oakville, ON
L6L 6N8
Intersection: Bronte Rd and Rebecca St
Location: Oakville (Bronte)
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Weekdays, late afternoon, early evening
Dates Available: Sep-Jun * closed school holidays
Executives: Deirdre Thomas - Acting Executive Director
dthomas@grievingchildrenlighthouse.org
Candace Ray - Director of Services and Operations
cray@grievingchildrenlighthouse.org
Public Contacts: Caralee McGowan - Office Manager
cmcgowan@grievingchildrenlighthouse.org
Service Description: A registered charity that offers a community of open-ended, continuous peer groups for children and teens and their parents/caregivers who have experienced a death in their immediate family

Bereavement support groups:
  • children ages 3-12
  • teens
  • parent/caregiver groups
  • groups meet twice monthly - call for details

Grief Training and Resources:

Educational presentations and consultations to schools, educational organizations, employers, community agencies, faith communities and other groups on topics that include:
  • understanding the grieving process
  • understanding children's and teen grief
  • talking to children about death and dying
  • supporting employees who are grieving
  • supporting grieving students at school

Consultations by phone:
Free telephone consultations to anyone wanting to better understand child and teen grief and ways they can support a young grieving family * provides information regarding grief support counselling agencies and recommended grief counselors and suggested books on grief related topics

Fees: None * donations welcome
Application: Call for information
Eligibility / Target Population: Ages 3 years to teenage * grieving children/youth or family/caregivers
Languages: English
Area Served:
Bolton Caledon, Bramalea, Brampton, Burlington, Dufferin, Durham North East, Durham West, Halton Hills, Milton, North Etobicoke, Malton, West Woodbridge, North West Mississauga, Oakville, South West Mississauga, Wellington, York Region  
See Also: Bereavement

This information was last completely updated on November 16, 2018

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