Online Resources

As part of our mission to empower individuals with knowledge we have made a list of some of our favourite resources and websites. 

Link for Advanced Care Planning

Link for A Guide to a Death Care in Ontario

Caregiving and Illness Support Resources

Hospice Palliative Care Ontario

Ontario Caregiver Organization

Canadian Virtual Hospice

HPCO Caregiver Modules

Speak Up Ontario (Advance Care Planning)

Care Channel

National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization

Cancer Care Ontario

Compassionate Care Benefits

Caring Bridge

Children and Youth

Children and Youth Grief Network - Podcasts, Caregiver/parent modules, toolkits for families, manuals on supporting grieving children

Weathering the Storm: Parenting Grieving Children - Free interactive e-learning course for parents and caregivers 

Dougy Centre for Grieving Children

Covid-19 Tip Sheet: Grief Out Loud podcast, tip sheets and resources on supporting grieving children and youth. Includes resources on explaining different types of loss (eg. suicide, violent deaths) 

Sesame Street “When Families Grieve” -  Activities, videos, learning, lessons, tips, and many more resources for children and caregivers. See page on “Caring for Each other” for support during COVID-19 

Dr. Jay’s Children’s Grief Centre - Tip sheets and resources on supporting grieving children and youth. Includes resources on explaining different types of loss (eg. substance related deaths) 

Cancer Really Sucks - Website designed for teenagers by teenagers who have loved ones facing cancer 

ALS411 (ALS for children & teens) - Interactive website for children and youth who have a loved one with ALS 

Telling Kids about Cancer - A Support Tool for Parents in explaining a cancer diagnosis to children, online conversation guides 

Virtual Hospice - Free online resource that helps parents support their children when someone in their life is dying or has died

Adult Bereavement and Grief

Virtual Hospice

My Grief.ca -  Provides support and information about palliative and end-of-life care to patients, family members, and professionals. Includes articles, forums, discussions, links to programs and services and more 

Pregnancy and Infant Loss Network - Offers families support and hope dealing with pregnancy and infant loss. Phone, online and in-person peer-support in Ontario.