Bereavement Resources

In November, 2000, the Prince Edward Palliative Care Association and COPE joined together to become Hospice Prince Edward. COPE was formed in 1989 by Mark Davis and the Palliative Care Association was formed in 1996 by Dr. Graham Burke. Hospice continues to be a non-profit, non-denominational charitable organization whose purpose is to help people suffering from life threatening illness and their caregivers and families to live well and to help bereaved people of all ages cope with the death of a loved one. The Hospice Prince Edward office is located at the Picton Hospital, Room 260. Telephone: (613)-476-2181 ext.4253.

( http://www.hospiceprinceedward.ca )

GriefNet.org is an internet community of persons dealing with grief, death, and major loss. They have 47 e-mail support groups and two web sites. Their integrated approach to on-line grief support provides help to people working through loss and grief issues of many kinds. Their companion site, KIDSAID, provides a safe environment for kids and their parents to find information and ask questions.

( http://www.griefnet.org )

Fernside, founded in 1986 in Cincinnati, Ohio, is a non-profit, non-denominational organization serving grieving children and their families. At Fernside, they know that the grieving child has the capacity to rebuild, so they gently encourage sharing of stories, feelings and memories with trusted friends, honouring each one's search for a new beginning.

( http://www.fernside.org )

Growth House, Inc., provides an award-winning portal as an international gateway to resources for life -threatening illness and end of life care. Their primary mission is to improve the quality of compassionate care for people who are dying through public education and global professional collaboration. Their search engine provides access to the Internet's most comprehensive collection of reviewed resources for end-of-life care.

( http://www.growthhouse.org )

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