Posted on: July 19, 2022 | Return to News
Experiencing grief firsthand can be a confusing process for kids. It is important to allow and encourage them to express their feelings during such a challenging time and help them feel safe.
The following resources are available to help children deal with grief:
Kids Help Phone:
Offers a call-in service and a text service. Call 1-800-668-6868 or text 686868 to connect. You can also connect for resources online at kidshelpphone.ca.
Mental Health Crisis Line (24-hour, province-wide service):
709-737-4668 or 1-888-737-4668
The Doorways Walk-in Counseling Program:
Sesame Street Grief Resources and Activities:
7 Books about Understanding Death and Grief for Young Children
Child Mind Institute:
Grief in Developmental Stages: