Seasons Centre for Grieving Children

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Record #: BAR1516 Last Modified: 14 Nov 2013 Last Full Update: 14 Aug 2013
Location, Telephone & Internet
Address38 McDonald St
Barrie, ON L4M 1P1
 
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LocationBarrie
IntersectionOwen St and McDonald St
Office Phone705-721-5437 (705-721-KIDS)
Toll Free Phone1-855-721-5437 
After Hours PhoneAnswering machine
Fax705-737-5683 (705-737-LOVE) 
E-Mailinfo@grievingchildren.com
Websitewww.grievingchildren.com
Social MediaFacebook Twitter
Contact Information
Primary ContactNorma, Office Manager
Primary ExecutiveJoan Kennedy, Managing Director; Email: managingdirector@grievingchildren.com
Alternate ExecutiveNancy Battaglia, Program Director; Email: nancy@grievingchildren.com
Description & Services
DescriptionPeer to peer support group for children and adults grieving the death or impending death of a loved one * Centre facilitates parent groups for adults who have had a child die under 24 years of age and for parents who have had a spouse die and have children under 24 years of age in the home * groups include Sons and Daughters, Sibs and Friends, Child Survivors of Suicide, What About Me?, Teens, Young Adult (19-24) and Parent groups - On Our Own and Empty Arms * provides educational services for professionals and students * community outreach opportunities include internships and practicums for students requiring work placements and practical experience to fulfill their academic curriculum requirements * a nonprofit registered charitable organization 
 
Grief Busters Day Camp for children 7-12 yrs old held annually in the summer * camp provides a peer support opportunity for children who are grieving due to the terminal illness or death of an immediate family member * camp includes music, memorial expressive art activities, creative and physical activities * call the Centre for 2014 dates
HoursOffice: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
DatesYear round
Areas ServedBarrie - and surrounding area
EligibilityAges: 4 year(s) and up 
 
Children * Youth * Families * Parents * Caregivers
ApplicationAppointment
FeesNone - Donations and pledges gratefully accepted
LanguagesEnglish
Other Details
AccessibilityPartially Accessible - one designated parking spot
Print MaterialBrochures
EstablishedChar Reg #1048982-09