Children's Bereavement (Griefworks)

Type of Service

Counselling and Treatment

Program Description

The program provides a continuum of support for individual children, families, professional caregivers and the child's social environment, to assist children to effectively deal with bereavement issues and the trauma that often accompanies an unexpected loss or violent death. Includes: caregiver education; clinical assessment of child's needs; short term clinical intervention based on developmental stage of child/youth; consultation and collaboration with other professionals involved with child/youth; community/public education; classroom/school education regarding the death of a peer.

Program Restricted To

Children
Youth

Access Information

Children and youth (through to high school age) who have experienced a recent loss through death. Self-referral, caregivers, community organizations, and school boards etc. Children and youth can be seen on an outreach basis in their school. We will gladly assist any individual seeking information or resources on mental illness and mental health through Information and Referral Services by calling.

User Costs

User Cost No

Referral Contact Information

Phone 519-973-4435

Clients Served

Gender All
Age 0 to 18 years of age.
Catchment Counties: (Essex)
Wheelchair Access Yes

Smoking

Policy Allowed

Languages

English French

Hours

Main Hours

Monday 0830-1630
Tuesday 0830-1630
Wednesday 0830-1630
Thursday 0830-1630
Friday 0830-1630

Evenings by appointment.