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Support Programs

Support programs

Grief & Bereavement Support

Many people find it comforting to know they are not alone in their grief experience. We offer regular one-on-one counseling, support groups, and programs for bereaved people looking for a safe, supportive environment to explore their feelings of loss. Our programs are free-of-charge and open to residents of Nova Scotia over the age of 18. You can find out more about each program by clicking below.

One-on-One Counselling

Individual grief counselling, for those who have experienced the death of a loved one.

Virtual Bereavement Education Groups

*NEW* Guided by trained facilitators – a confidential time to share concerns, triumphs, and day-to-day experiences. 

In-Person Bereavement Support Groups

Peer-based support and a confidential time to share your concerns, triumphs and experiences.

6 Week Closed Counselling Group

A 6 week closed counselling group, exploring grief through education, discussion, and mindfulness activities.

On-the-Go Grief Group

Walk and talk around Point Pleasant Park with other community members grieving the loss of a loved one. 

Children and Youth Grief Support Music Therapy

The children and youth grief-support music therapy sessions will use music therapy interventions to create space for emotional and self-expression, and exploration.

For mental health emergencies, please dial 9-1-1, call the Nova Scotia Mental Health Mobile Crisis Team at (902) 429-8167 or toll-free at 1-888-429-8167, or visit your nearest hospital.