P & D Hospice Society ~ Bereavement Resources

In response to the needs of those who have lost a loved one, the Society provides a resource library and a referral service to qualified grief counsellors.

The Society continues to provide personal counselling services and group programs for grieving children and the adults supporting them.

Programs & Services

Programs & Services

Children, Youth & Family

Our child and youth grief counsellor will meet with the parent/guardian of the child for details about the child and the loss to determine the best route to help guide the child/youth through the grieving process. We offer:

  • Individual and family grief counselling.
  • Group support
    • Activities geared toward particular age groups to encourage children/youth to express their grief and find support from others who have also lost a loved one.
  • Information on how to support a grieving child
    • Child/Youth Counsellor will provide information and services to staff in schools.
    • Informational appointments available at the BRC for anyone who is supporting a grieving child.
    • Video presentations.


  • Referral services
  • Lending library
  • Loss of a Child – Information about The Compassionate Friends of Canada

What People Say

“I was able to confront my grief and receive the help I so desperately needed. I can’t imagine how I would have managed without the support I received and I’m so thankful that they were there for me.

– Linda

“The youth counsellor is fantastic. She helped the kids understand their feelings. Having a third party walk the boys through their grief and loss helps us all not to feel so alone. We have the tools to help each other.”

– Clayton

“…very helpful in sorting out many things surrounding the grieving that I was undergoing since the death of my wife.”

– Greg