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Mixed loss groups

Living with Loss

Living with Loss is a peer grief support group for adults 18+. This is a space to connect with others are grieving a death of any kind.  

It runs three times per month from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. 

You do not have to attend every group. You are welcome to join at any point in your grief and attend for as long as you need the support. All Living with Loss groups are led by two trained peer support volunteers who have also experienced a death. 

In Fall 2024, Living with Loss groups will be offered: 

  • Virtually on the third Tuesday of the month 

YOU MUST REGISTER FOR EACH GROUP YOU WOULD LIKE TO ATTEND. Space is limited, so only register if you know you can join. To cancel your registration, email support@bfomidwest.org or call 519-603-0196.

Living with Loss New Hamburg

For Fall 2024, we are offering a six-week closed Living with Loss peer grief support group in New Hamburg in partnership with Interfaith Counselling Centre. This group is for adults 18+ and is a space to connect with others are grieving a death of any kind. It runs on Tuesday evenings (November 5 to December 10) from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Please visit this page for more information and to register.

Additional resources

Registration form

Please tell us about yourself and your grief experience. This information helps us better understand the communities we are supporting and identify gaps in service.
Please select the dates you would like to register for Living with Loss. A reminder there are capacity limits for the in-person groups, so please only register if you know you can attend. Registration for EACH INDIVIDUAL group is required.
In-Person Groups (Kitchener)
In-Person Groups (Waterloo)
Virtual Groups
Acknowledgement of Peer Support(Required)
Information and support offered by BFO-MR is provided in a peer-based environment. We do not offer counselling or therapy. Peer support means that our groups are facilitated by volunteers who have experienced a death and are in a place in their journey to give back. All volunteer facilitators have completed training and operate in accordance with BFO-MR’s mission and mandate.