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FRIENDS IN GRIEF, a service of Bay Gardens Funeral Home


Friends in Grief is offering 8-week fall support group


Starting September 2017 

Adult Loss Group at St. Elizabeth's Village Mon. Sept. 11 to Nov. 6, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m 

Adult Loss Group at Church of Nazarine, Oakville Thurs. Sept 14 to Nov. 2, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.


Spousal Loss Group in Hamilton Tues. Sept. 12 to Oct. 31, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. & Wed. Sep 13 to  Nov. 1, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Young Adult (18-25 yrs old) Loss Group in Hamilton, Tues. Sept. 12 to Oct. 31, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. 

Suicide Loss Group in Hamilton Thurs. Sept. 14 to Nov. 2, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.


 Starting October 2017

Teen Support Group in Hamilton Tues. Oct. 17 to Nov. 21, 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.


 Weekly Drop-In Discussion Topics

       Sept. 13, 2017


  • Death, grief and shattered assumptions
         Sept. 20, 2017


  • Ball of grief
  • Coping with conflicting emotions of grief
  • 3 things you need to know about conflicting emotions around grief and loss
         Sept. 27, 2017


  • Anger: a bridge across the abyss
  • Guilt and grief: coping with the shoulda, woulda, couldas
           Oct. 4, 2017


  • It's not your fault
            Oct. 11, 2017


  • Grief and forgiveness 
  • Grief and forgiveness: 12 tips for self-forgiveness
  • Forgiveness
        Oct. 18, 2017


  • Physical and emotional responses to grief
  • Type of grief and loss
       Oct. 25, 2017


  • Has grief made you lose your mind
  • Good grief: how mourning can affect your memory
        Nov. 1, 2017

Anticipatory Grief

  • Grieving before a death; understanding anticipatory grief
  • Things to remember when dealing with anticipatory grief


Bereavement Groups are for adults eighteen years of age and over who have experienced the death of their loved one.  Young Adult groups are offered for 18 years to 25 years of age.   

No cost is involved for all bereaved in the community.

Location of funeral planning does not matter.

Please contact us for schedules and more information.

Phone: (905) 318-0059 e-Mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



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