Gilda’s Club of Greater Toronto

Gilda’s Club of Greater Toronto

Gilda’s Club of Greater Toronto is a registered charity that is making an important difference for cancer patients, their family and friends in the Greater Toronto Area. No cancer care plan is complete without emotional, social and practical support, an...

The Children and Youth Grief Network

The Children and Youth Grief Network is generously funded by the Region of Peel’s Collaboration Fund, which supports various stages of partnership and planning and helps develop a strong foundation for longer-term relationships that benefit all partners, the sector,...

Retired Teachers of Ontario

Thank you to Retired Teachers of Ontario for funding the Children and Youth Grief Network’s video series, ‘how to best support grieving children and youth in the school and...

Ontario Trillium Funding

Thank you to the Ontario Trillium Foundation for providing a SEED Grant to CYGN in 2018/2019. The Seed Grant supports the project “Crossroads of Grief: Understanding Grief and Diversity.” This project is a research project comprised of four components including; an...

Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network

Thank you to the CW and MH LHIN for providing funding to print and make the CYGN resources (toolkits and handbooks) to schools across our communities. The resources will be shared with close to 700 schools including primary and secondary schools in Brampton, Caledon,...

Click here for more information on Children's Grief Awareness Day & Resources

Canadian Children's Grief Symposium

November 18, 2021
Full Day Virtual Conference

Symposium workshops will address a range of topics and provide learning and networking opportunities for those who work with children and youth in a variety of sectors

Hosted by
Light house peer supportseasons centre for grieving children

Topics will include:

  • - Foundational understanding of grief across the developmental stages
  • - How to talk with and support grieving children and teens
  • - Exploring various methods for grief expression
  • - Specific types of loss

For more information or to be added to our notification list, please email us at

The Canadian Alliance for Grieving Children and Youth (CAGCY) is the first Canadian national group of professionals working together to ensure the accessibility of bereavement support and
information to grieving children and their families.
For more information about support in your community visit