Contact Information
Alternate Name BFO- Midwest ; BFO-MR
Office Phone 519-603-0196
E-Mail support@bfomidwest.org
Website www.bfomidwest.org
Primary Contact Jaime Bickerton, Executive Director, Bereaved Families of Ontario - Midwestern Region
Alternate Contact Carly Kowalik, Program Coordinator, Bereaved Families of Ontario - Midwestern Region
Description (Site) Located in Kitchener inside The Family Centre
Site Location Kitchener
Located In Community Kitchener
Address & Map
The Family Centre
65 Hanson Ave, Ste 1042
Kitchener, ON N2C 2H6
 
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Intersection Homer Watson Blvd. and Ottawa St. S
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Agency) Peer grief support programs and memorial events
Description (Service) Bereaved Families of Ontario - Midwestern Region provides free grief support for parents, individuals, children and families in the community who are grieving the death of a loved one. Our programs include peer support groups for parents grieving the death of an infant, parents grieving the death of a child (of any age), Living with Loss for adults grieving the death of a loved one (mixed loss, drop-in group) and Living with Loss for adults grieving the death of a loved one by substance use. Our Living with Loss groups run in Kitchener, Cambridge, Guelph & Mount Forest. No registration is required for Living with Loss. Our Healing Little Hearts program is professionally-led and for children ages 4-7 who have experienced the death of a loved one. It features a concurrent program for parents/caregivers. 
 
BFO-MR also offers memorial events and a lending library with grief-related books and resources.
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Waterloo Region ; Wellington County
Eligibility No restrictions
Application No application required
Languages English
Fees None
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1996
Subjects
Service Categories Bereavement Support Groups