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

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Losing a Loved on during COVID-19

Navigating Grief & Building Resilience

Wednesday August 10 | 12:30-2:00pm | ZOO

This group provides a safe therapeutic space for anyone grieving the recent death of someone significant in their life.

 

Topics will include:

-learn about and discuss common concepts in grief and bereavement
-be a safe therapeutic space to share, connect, learn and process your unique grief experience
-engage in mutual support with others who are grieving
-explore and practice new coping skills

8 sessions

Free

Losing a parent as an adult

Losing a Parent
as an Adult

Thursday November 3 |  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 2 | 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 November 1 | 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