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Grief Support Program

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For a description of what this service offers, as well as access and contact information, visit Grief Support Program

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Alberta Hospice Palliative Care Association (AHPCA)
A provincial resource for hospice palliative care
For more information visit www.ahpca.ca

Bereaved Parent Network of Calgary, The
A caring community of professional and self-help groups and services that provide support to families that have had a child die or pregnancy loss
For more information visit www.grievingparentscalgary.ca

Calgary Homicide Support Group
Peer support, assistance and education to families of homicide victims in Calgary and the surrounding area
For more information visit www.calgaryhss.ca

Canadian Virtual Hospice
Online Palliative Care and Grief Support and Resources
For more information visit www.virtualhospice.ca

Canadian Virtual Hospice - MyGrief.ca
Online support for those who are grieving or wanting to learn about grief.
For more information visit www.mygrief.ca

Hospice Calgary
Guides children, teens and adults through the grieving process as they face a life-threatening illness and death of a loved one. Our team of professionals provide individual and family counselling, group support, as well as 24 hour end-of-life care. Our child and youth specialists are recognized experts in end-of-life, grief and trauma counselling for youth under 19 years of age. We operate two centres of care: Sage Centre and Rosedale Hospice.
For more information visit http://www.hospicecalgary.com

Palliative / End of Life Care (PEOLC), AHS
Offers supportive care to terminally ill patients and their families.
For more information visit Calgary Zone Palliative / End of Life (PEOLC)

Palliative Care, MyHealth.Alberta.ca
For Albertans — people who need care, families, clinicians, and care providers. The information has an Alberta focus and is designed to be easy to understand and simple to find
https://myhealth.alberta.ca/palliative-care

Pregnancy and Infant Loss Program, AHS
Provides grief support after a pregnancy or infant loss. A six week support group is also offered 2x year.
For more information visit Pregnancy and Infant Loss Program, Calgary Zone

Rotary Flames House, AHS
The Alberta Children’s Hospital Grief Support Program provides grief support, counselling and groups for parents who have experienced the loss of a child 0 - 17 years of age in the Calgary and surrounding area. This service provides individual or couples counselling specific to loss of a child, a monthly open support group, a 6 week closed grief group and an annual celebration of life memorial service.
For more information or to make a referral visit http://www.rotaryflameshouse.ca

Support Videos

AHS Grief Support Videos (YouTube)

Best viewed on Chrome or Firefos

Uncoupled – Dealing with the Death of a Spouse
Helpful for the bereaved who have experienced the death of a partner or spouse. You will meet four bereaved spouses and hear about how they have experienced their grief, what has helped them and ways they honor and keep connections with the memories of their spouses.

Dearly Loved: Dealing with the Death of a Parent
Helpful for adult children who have experienced the death of their parent. You will hear how four adult children have experienced their grief, what has helped them and ways they honor and keep connections with the memories of their parents.

A Family Disrupted: Dealing with the Death of a Sibling
Helpful for bereaved adult siblings. You will hear how three adult siblings have experienced their grief, what has helped them and ways they honor and keep connections with the memories of their siblings.

Out of Order: Dealing with the Death of a Child
Helpful for bereaved parents who have experienced the death of a teen or adult child. You will hear how three couples have experienced their grief, what has helped them and how they honor and keep connections with the memories of their children.