Maple Ridge Funeral Chapel offers bereavement services for the families they serve. In addition, we have provided some helpful grief support links below:
A seminar and support group for those who have lost someone close to them. Participants watch and discuss a series of videos that help navigate the grief process.
The Compassionate Friends of Canada
An organization for families who have suffered the death of a child from any cause. Provides contacts to local chapters, articles and information about grieving.
KidsGrief.ca is a free, bilingual online resource for
parents, guardians and caregivers who are supporting a grieving child. The
modules were made possible through funding from Hope & Cope.
someone important to a child is diagnosed with a life-limiting illness, is
dying or has died, families struggle with what to tell children, when to share
information and how to address tough subjects like should children be at the
bedside of someone who is dying and cremation. KidsGrief.ca is a series of three learning modules that
help tackle these topics in a straightforward, practical way. They provide
strategies, talking points and video clips of families sharing personal
stories. KidsGrief.ca was developed by a national team of experts in
childrens’ grief and family members who have “been there”.
An international gateway to resources for life-threatening illness and end of life issues. Hypertext topic pages link to sites around the world. Links to hospice and home care, bereavement, death with dignity, AIDS, and related topics in life-threatening illness.
An international not-for-profit organization that fosters emotional healing among children grieving a loss from a life-altering crisis.
November is Children's Grief Awareness Month.
Here is an article about Children's Grief from the National Alliance for Grieving Children, click here to view.