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Grandparent Bereavement Support Group

Grandparent Bereavement Support Group at Roger Neilson House in OttawaWhen the unimaginable happens, the death of a child, often little support is available for extended family. Grandparents, who often have a special relationship with their grandchildren, can feel helpless and isolated in their experience of grief, as well as, not know how to support their bereaved adult children (grandchild’s parents).

One available resource is the Grandparent Bereavement Support Group, which is a six session therapeutic support group facilitated by a Registered Social Worker and a Registered Nurse.

To participate in the Grandparent Bereavement Support Group at Roger Neilson House in Ottawa, please contact the Social Work team by calling 613-523-6300, extension 607 to register.