MAiD Family Meetups and
Grief Support Groups

Bridge C-14's MAiD Family Meetups and Grief Support Groups are dedicated to bringing individuals together through peer-to-peer conversations focused on building community with those who have lived experience. 

ONLINE MAiD GRIEF
SUPPORT GROUPS 

DROP-IN GRIEF SESSIONS

Bridge C-14 are offering drop-in sessions via Zoom to provide informal grief support to individuals journeying through MAiD. 

For Individuals Grieving a MAiD Death:

Tuesday, December 7, 2021

7:00-8:00pm EST

 

 

For Individuals Supporting Someone Choosing MAiD

(pre-provision):

Wednesday, December 15, 2021

7:00-8:00pm EST

For Individuals Choosing MAiD:

Friday, December 17, 2021

2:00-3:00pm EST

 

To learn more and request Zoom links, please send us an email.

10-WEEK GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP

 

Bridge C-14 offers a 10-week structured grief support group via Zoom.

The current group meets weekly from October 13 to December 15, 2021 from 7-8:30pm EST.

Additional dates are being planned for 2022. 

For more information on the group or to register please email us.

Want to find a local group?

OTHER MAiD GRIEF
SUPPORT GROUPS 

ALLISTON + SOUTH SIMCOE, ONTARIO

Bridge C-14 has partnered with Matthews House Hospice to offer a MAiD Family Meetup.

Please contact Megan Rochford (mrochford@matthewshousehospice.ca) or Eryn Manchanda (emanchanda@matthewshousehospice.ca) for more information. They can also be reached by phone at 705-435-7218

OTTAWA REGION

In response to requests in the community, Bereaved Families Ottawa, Dying with Dignity Canada (Ottawa Chapter), and Bridge C-14 have partnered to offer a bereavement peer support group for individuals and families who may have experienced or are in process for a medically assisted death (MAiD) of a family member or close friend.

Please call 613-567-4278 or office@bfo-ottawa.org to register.

STRATFORD, ONTARIO

Bridge C-14 has partnered with Kari Gray, RPN to host a grief and bereavement support group.

 

Please visit www.karilynngrayrpn.com/ for more information.

VANCOUVER ISLAND

Bridge C-14 support groups are available on Vancouver Island.

Please contact northislandbridgec14@gmail.com for more information.

WATERLOO WELLINGTON LHIN (GUELPH, ONTARIO)

Bridge C-14 has recently partnered with the Waterloo Wellington LHIN. This organization is currently offering Zoom virtual meetings until COVID restrictions are lifted. The group is offered the 4th Monday of each month from 7:00-8:30pm.

 

For more information on the group please email maidpeergroup.ww@lhins.on.ca or contact by phone at 310-2222 (no area code required).

Not seeing a support group in your area?

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