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Bereavement Support

Hospice Niagara

403 Ontario St
Unit 2 St Catharines, ON
L2N 1L5

COVID-19: Hospice, programs and services continue to be offered. In-person programs are being offered virtually and there are safety protocols for the hospice residence. The administrative office is open weekdays from 10 am-4:30 pm with limited onsite staff. Visit website for details.

Assists people and families from the time of diagnosis with a terminal illness, through to end-of-life care and bereavement. Programs and services are free of cost and support people in their homes, in the community and in the hospice residence.

Care at Home: Working with primary care providers as one team, medical, emotional and social supports help people live well, for as long as possible in their own home, while supporting caregivers.

Care at Hospice: A 10-bedroom home, providing care, compassion and dignity for people at end of life and their families.

Care in the Community:

Wellness Programs: Programs such as Day Hospice focus on helping people and caregivers live well.

Bereavement Support: Children, teenagers and adults explore their feelings of grief and loss in a safe and supportive space. Participation is not dependent on their loved one having been a Hospice Niagara client.

Education and Consultation: In partnership with the Palliative Pain and Symptom Management Consultation Program, professional palliative care education and consultation is delivered to service providers across Niagara.



Office: 905-984-8766

Fax: 905-984-8242

Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm

Morse & Son and Morgan Funeral Homes - Bereavement Support Program

5917 Main St
Niagara Falls, ON
L2G 5Z7

Offers bereavement support groups, workshops and seminars. Various sessions are held for loss of spouse, young spousal loss, loss of a parent, and loss of a child.

Books on bereavement are available to borrow through the Morse & Son and Morgan Funeral Home Resource Centre.


Office: 905-356-3550

Office: 905-468-3255

Toll Free: 1-877-356-3550

Fax: 905-356-9916

Office Mon-Sun 9 am-5 pm Call for specific group times (usually spring and fall series)

Niagara-on-the-Lake Community Palliative Care Service

1882 Niagara Stone Rd
Niagara-On-The-Lake, ON
L0S 1J0

Focuses on caring support and quality of life for seriously ill people residing in the town of Niagara-on-the-Lake and their families/caregivers. Offers services at home and at the three long term care facilities through trained visiting volunteers and operates bereavement support walking group.

  • provides compassionate, emotional support, companionship and caregiver relief
  • lends a wide variety of equipment which includes wheelchairs, recliner/lift chairs, walkers, TV/DVD players
  • has an extensive lending library of books, CDs and DVDs
  • provides phone and one on one bereavement support



Office: 905-468-4433

Fax: 905-468-7149

Mon-Sun 24 hours

West Niagara Palliative Care Services - Rose Cottage Visiting Volunteers

4289 Hixon St
Beamsville, ON
L0R 1B0

COVID-19: Office hours and programs have been impacted. Please call for information.

Provides support services to clients with life limiting and palliative care needs, while in their home or care facility.

Visiting Volunteers support clients and their caregivers through companionship by providing someone to talk with, do simple tasks such as reading, writing letters, organizing family photos. Resource materials for caregiver support are available.

Services in-person (in accordance with public health guidelines), through a tele-visit program or through video conference.

Bi-weekly bereavement support groups (in person or through video conference) and resources are available

Care package soup and bread program is carried out monthly by volunteers, allowing a check in with isolated clients and caregivers.

Legacy Program - Clients are able to tell their life story under the guidance of trained volunteers. A bound legacy booklet will be provided at the completion of the process.



Office: 289-566-9588

Office Mon-Fri 9:30 am-1:30 pm