Bereavement and Supportive Care Program
What is Supportive Care?
Supportive Care and Bereavement Care is a form of emotional and spiritual support. It can help those who are facing death and dying and those loved ones caring for the dying.
Supportive Care and Bereavement Care at Carpenter Hospice provides:
- One-on-one counseling for the resident and/or family
- Family/group conversations to discuss issues or answer questions
- Follow up Bereavement Counseling for families
- Mailings and access to our library
How to access Supportive Care and Bereavement Care:
- Adult Drop-In Bereavement Support Group: meets at the hospice the 4th Monday of each month (except July and August) from 10am to 11:30am. Pre-registration is required for this group, and it is facilitated by our Supportive Care Coordinator and one of our Bereavement Volunteers.
- One-on-one or group counseling
- 8 week Spousal/Partner Bereavement Support program, offered 2 to 3 times a year, pre-registration required. For a detailed schedule, please see our calendar.
For more information or to pre-register, contact our Supportive Care Coordinator at 905.631.9994, extension 35 or email .
You are not alone on this journey.
We are here to walk with you.
Additional Resources for children.
The Lighthouse Program for grieving children provides a safe, supportive environment where grieving children and their families can share their experience and support each other as they move though their grief process and rebuild positive futures.
For more information visit them at: www.grievingchildrenlighthouse.org