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As a way to continue to provide the best support possible BFO-Toronto has made a resource page for other grief and bereavement websites.The following websites have been suggested by BFO-Toronto members as helpful resources for people learning how to live with their grief. Appearance on this page does not constitute endorsement of the content of any site by BFO-Toronto and does not mean that the website will be helpful to everyone. We recommend that internet users exercise caution and their own judgment when accessing any information from any websites.

General

Bereavement Ontario Network
A group of organizations and individuals that work in the field of grief, bereavement, and mourning as professionals and volunteers.

Grief Net
An internet community of persons dealing with grief, death, and major loss.

Facing Bereavement
A website offering guidance, advice and information about the grieving process and different situations that arise while someone is grieving.

The Centre for the Grief Journey
Provides resources and support for individuals who are grieving as well as family members and loved ones.

Grief Watch
Provides resources, memorial products and links to other support.

Orphan Wisdom
A teaching house o
n living deeply and dying well.

Journey of Hearts
A website that combines elements of medicine, psychiatry, poetry, prose and images to provide resources and support to bereaved individuals.

You Are Not Alone In Your Grief (Y.A.N.A. Grief)
A supportive, empathetic community to nurture each other through the challenges and uncertainty of bereavement.


Loss Specific

Cancer.Net
Bereavement support and resources for when someone dies of cancer.

SUDEP (Sudden, Unexplained Death in Epilepsy) Aware
Promotes knowledge and understanding of Sudden Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP) through education, research and support.

The AIDS Bereavement Project of Ontario
Collaborates with organizations to build worker, agency and community resiliency in the face of AIDS-related multiple loss and transition.

MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving)
Resources for victims who have experienced a drunk driving related accident/mortality.

Coping With Sudden Loss
An article about how to cope when someone you love dies suddenly.

Canadian Resource Centre for Victims of Crime
Resources for individuals who are victims of violence or homicide.

Grief After Suicide
Support for individuals who have had a loved one commit suicide.

Pet Loss Canada
Bereavement support for people who have lost their pet animal.


Children's Grief

KidSaid
A safe place for kids to help each other deal with grief and loss.

Seasons Centre for Grieving Children
Helping to create a place for children to grieve in a supportive and understanding environment.

The Dougy Centre
Provides support in a safe place where children, teens, young adults, and their families grieving a death can share their experiences.

National Alliance for Grieving Children
Promotes awareness of the needs of children and teens grieving a death and provides education and resources for anyone who wants to support them.

Simon Says Children Bereavement Support
Provides support and resources to children and their families as they grieve the death of a loved one.


Youth 

Soul 2 Soul
Provides online support to youth and teens as well as tool kits for those who want to support them.

Road 4 You
A website designed for young people by young people to support them after the death of someone close.

Supporting Grieving Adolescents
Support on how to help adolescents who are grieving.

Voices of Youth
A resource on grief for youth by youth.

Teen Loss
Offers a supportive environment where youth can explore their own responses to loss and share among understanding others.


Miscarriage, Stillbirth and Infant Loss

Baby Steps
Provides bereavement support as well as is dedicated to raising funds for research into childhood illnesses and their treatments.

A Blog for Fathers When a Baby Dies
A blog a bereaved father wrote about his grieving experience after the stillbirth of his daughter,

Prenatal Bereavement Services of Ontario
Provides a variety of unique support services that have been tailored specifically to meet the special needs of perinatally bereaved families.

Canadian Foundation for the Study of Infant Deaths
Offers a bereavement support group for families that have experienced a SIDS death.

HopeXChange
Offers a wealth of information for those who have been impacted
by the grief of pregnancy loss.

Centre for Loss in Multiple Births (CLIMB)
Provides parent-to-parent support for all of us who have experienced the death of one or more of our twins.


Child Loss

The Compassionate Friends of Canada
Offers support in the grief and trauma which follows the death of a child; no matter the age or cause.

Bereaved Parents
To help bereaved parents and their family and friends learn how they can better support them.

Healing Hearts for Bereaved Parents
Dedicated to providing grief support and services to parents who are suffering as the result of the death of their child or children.

Grieving Parents
Grieving Parents provides an e-mail support group for parents whose sons or daughters lived and died.

Bereaved Parents USA
Is a group that offers support, understanding, compassion and hope to bereaved parents.


Spousal/Partner Loss

New Hope
An organization committed to encouraging and helping those who have lost a spouse to death.

Widows Too Young
A forum for widows whose partner died at a young age.

Widow Net
Provides online information and self-help resource for, and by, widows and widowers.

Widow Speak
A literary project and a humanitarian effort weaving a web of support around widows everywhere.

Young Widows
A website exclusively dedicated to young widows and widowers