Ontario

Children's Bereavement (Griefworks)

Type of Service

Counselling and Treatment

Program Description

The program provides a continuum of support for individual children, families, professional caregivers and the child's social environment, to assist children to effectively deal with bereavement issues and the trauma that often accompanies an unexpected loss or violent death. Includes: caregiver education; clinical assessment of child's needs; short term clinical intervention based on developmental stage of child/youth; consultation and collaboration with other professionals involved with child/youth; community/public education; classroom/school education regarding the death of a peer.

Access Information

Children and youth (through to high school age) who have experienced a recent loss through death. Self-referral, caregivers, community organizations, and school boards etc. Children and youth can be seen on an outreach basis in their school.

User Costs

User Cost No

Referral Contact Information

Phone 519-255-7440
Website

Clients Served

Gender All
Age 0 to 18 years of age.
Catchment Counties: (Essex)
Wheelchair Access Yes

Smoking

Policy Allowed
Note

Languages

English French

Hours

Friday 0830-1630
Monday 0830-1630
Thursday 0830-1630
Tuesday 0830-1630
Wednesday 0830-1630