Many people find it comforting to know they are not alone in their grief experience. We offer regular one-on-one counselling, support groups and programs for bereaved people looking for a safe, supportive environment to explore their feelings of loss.

Hospice Halifax Bereavement Support Group

Now offered Virtually – please click here

  • For adults
  • Saturday mornings from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (excluding holiday weekends)
  • Community members can come at any point in the grief process, whether their loved one died at a hospice or in another circumstance
  • Free of charge
  • Pre-registration required

Our group sessions take place every Saturday morning, excluding holiday weekends, on the upper floor of the hospice residence. In the summer, we offer group sessions on an intermittent schedule.

The bereavement support group offers adults grieving the death of a loved one a confidential time to share their concerns, triumphs, and day-to-day experiences. Trained facilitators guide discussion during the meeting.

Confirm your interest in attending by calling 902-446-0929.


The Walk and Talk Grief Group

  • Tuesdays from 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
  • Starting Tuesday, Oct 13th
  • Will continue every Tuesday until weather is no longer favorable
  • Cancellations due to weather will be communicated by 10 am Tuesdays on our website or by calling 902-446-0929
  • Community members can come at any point in the grief process, whether their loved one died at a hospice or in another circumstance
  • Free of charge
  • Meeting Point: Hospice Halifax Garden, 618 Francklyn St, Halifax @ 1:30 pm
  • Attendees will be encouraged to maintain appropriate physical distancing while walking if unable to wear a mask.
  • Pre-registration not required

The Walk and Talk Grief Group offers adults grieving the death of a loved one a confidential time to share their concerns, triumphs, and day-to-day experiences. Trained facilitators guide discussion during the meeting.

Confirm your interest in attending by calling 902-446-0929.


One-on-one Counselling

  • For adults (some exceptions apply)
  • Up to 4 free sessions per individual
  • Grief counselling, for those who have experienced the death of a loved one
  • Phone and online options available

*Please note: we currently have a waitlist for one-on-one counselling. Please contact our Social Work and Programs Manager or Bereavement Counsellor via 902-446-0929 for more information.


Community Yoga

*Temporarily suspended due to COVID-19

  • For adults
  • No previous yoga experience necessary
  • A 1.5 hour restorative class
  • Community members can come at any point in the grief process
  • Free of charge

*Please sign up here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdOtNpMFlSTFfXLcjPfBNpEBkzj9GCcDJbK9wLAZXo5ty_1gQ/viewform