Community Open Seminars

The Winter Blues: What Can I Do When the Days are Dark Inside and Out The winter season is difficult for most people because of colder and darker days.  Grief adds another layer to these days.  This seminar focuses on what we can do with our grief during this time of year.

Tuesday, January 9, 2018 11 AM @ Banwell, (11677 Tecumseh Rd. E.)

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 6PM @ South (3048 Dougall Ave.)

Is This Normal?  Discover why your grief experience is harder than you imagined.  Explore why the intensity and duration of your emotions are normal and appropriate and despite how you feel right now there is reason for hope.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018  11AM @ Banwell (11677 Tecumseh Rd. E.)

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 6PM @ South (3048 Dougall Ave.)

Anticipatory Grief and the Elephant in the Room. When you are anticipating the death of a loved one, a whole range of emotions may overcome you.  This seminar will assist you on your journey with your loved one and aid in the realization that the dying process is still part of living.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 11AM @ Banwell (11677 Tecumeseh Rd. E).

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 6PM @ South (3048 Dougall Ave.)

8 Week Grief

We offer an 8-week group support format that uses open discussion concerning different topics related to adaptation after loss.  This group offers a safe-haven where one can work through the feelings of grief.  You will find yourself surrounded by people who know the pain of grief and who are willing to listen and help.

This group is a series of 8 weekly, 1 hour sessions and is an action based educationala program.

For more information please contact Chris at 519-992-4548 or

With You Every Step Walking Group

The “With you Every Step Walking Group” combines fresh air, excerciseand companionship for those who have suffered the loss of someone in their life.  The group meets every week for a casual 2.5 km walk around Lakewood Park in Tecumseh.  We begin with an informal check-in followed by the walk.

Wednesday January 17, 2018 – March 7, 2018

11AM – Noon

Riverside and Manning Entrance