I Am Grieving…

Looking for Grief Support?

Hospice provides the following supports:
  • 1-1 consultation (by phone during the Covid 19 crisis)
  • Grief support groups
  • Grief-support Walking Group
  • Men's Cooking Circle
  • Bereavement & Grief Workshops
  • Volunteer Grief Companions

Click here for more information on these programs

To access these programs call the office at 780.608.0636 or email

Canadian Virtual Hospice

This is an excellent source of supports for adults and children who are grieving. Scroll down on the CVH homepage to find the link to  "" for adults, and "" for ways to support children.

Click here to visit Canadian Virtual Hospice


What is the Relationship Between Grief and Sleep?

Grief can pose serious challenges for getting quality sleep. As a major life change accompanied by powerful emotions, it may interfere with normal sleep patterns. It can also provoke moods and feelings of anxiety that complicate the ability to fall asleep and stay asleep.

At the same time, sleep may have an effect on bereavement and grief because sleep-deprived people may be at higher risk of especially difficult or complicated grief.

Read more

What Grieving People Need

This brochure developed by the Champlain Hospice Palliative Care Program provides information about supporting someone who is grieving. It includes tips on providing emotional support, social support and offering practical help.

Download "What Grieving People Need Brochure_ENG-Bii edits.pdf"

National Bereavement Resources

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Helpful Links to Grief and Bereavement Resources 

If you are feeling stuck in your grief or worried about how your grief is going, you may want to talk with a trained professional who understands grief and bereavement.

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