Lighthouse for Grieving Children, Youth and Families

Record #: CDR0131
Last Modified: 26 Jul 2023
Last Full Update: 26 Jul 2023

Description & Services

Description Our program offers facilitated peer support groups for children and youth (3-18 years) who are grieving a life altering death, normally of a parent or sibling. In-person and online options. Young Adult group (18- 24 years) online. Support group available for parent/guardian. Child grief telephone consultations. Resource library of books. Community education.
Hours *Office Hours; Mon-Fri 9:30am - 4pm 
*Groups take place in the evenings 
*Groups meet every other week
Dates *Group Programs run from Sept-June 
*Office open year round
Areas Served Burlington ; Georgetown ; Halton Region ; Hamilton ; Milton ; Mississauga ; Oakville ; Peel Region ; and surrounding areas
Eligibility Ages: 3 year(s) - 24 year(s)
Fees None
Languages English
Meetings Bi-weekly Sept-June

Contact Information

Address & Map
2522 Rebecca St
Oakville, ON L6L 6N8
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Site Location Oakville, Ontario; Online
Intersection Bronte and Rebecca
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Office Phone 905-337-2333
After Hours Phone Answering Machine
Primary Contact Caralee McGowan, Office Manager; Phone: ext 221; Email:
Alternate Contact Caralee McGowan; Email:
Primary Executive Anne Smith, Executive Director; Phone: 905-337-2333 ext 229; Email:

Other Details

Established 1999
Funding Fundraising ; Donations ; United Way - Oakville ; Foundation - Ontario Trillium
Service Level (50) Non Profit


Subjects Bereavement ; Children

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