bereavement

All programs are conducted by professional facilitators. Fees are available on a sliding scale. Our bereavement programs deal with a number of Jewish and spiritual aspects; however, we welcome all people regardless of cultural, religious and/or racial background or affiliation.

JF&CS strives for inclusivity in all its programs, serving community members of any income, family structure, ability, sexual orientation, gender identity, religious affiliation, level of observance, race, ethnicity, cultural identity and place of origin.

To inquire, please call 416.638.7800 x 6215 or email ssidney@jfandcs.com

We will be in touch with you by September 15 to finalize the registration process.

Losing a Loved on during COVID-19

Losing a Loved One During COVID-19

Tuesday October 12 | 7:00-8:30pm | ZOOM

For individuals who have had a loved one die during and/or because of COVID-19.

 

Topics will include:

· Provide participants’ with an opportunity to explore their grief and bereavement in a safe and supportive environment.

· Give participants educational material and strategies that normalize their grief and help them to move forward in the grief process.

· Explore the uniqueness of the death experience during COVID 19.

· Help expand participants repertoire of coping skills for mourning.

8 sessions

Free

Losing a parent as an adult

Losing a Parent
as an Adult

Tuesday October 26 |  7:30 -9 p.m. | ZOOM

​Topics will include: coping with grief, resolving unfinished business, loss and legacy. Participants will have the opportunity to share their mourning experience with others in the same situation.

6 sessions

$100  per person

Widow/Widower over age 68

Widow/Widower
Over Age 68

Wednesday November 3 | 1:30 – 3 p.m. | ZOOM

For men and women who have recently lost a partner or spouse.

 

Topics will include: coping with grief, living with loneliness, changing relationships, new beginnings.  Participants will have the opportunity to share their mourning experience with others in the same situation.

6 sessions

$100 per person

Widow/Widower under age 68

Widow/Widower Under Age 68

Tuesday October 19 | 7:30 - 9 p.m. | ZOOM

A group for younger persons who've recently lost a partner or spouse.  

 

Topics will include: coping with grief, changing relationships, new beginnings. Participants will have the opportunity to share their mourning experience with others in the same situation.

6 sessions

$100