gilda's club toronto

Gilda’s Club of Greater Toronto

Gilda’s Club of Greater Toronto offers inclusive program of support, education and social interaction for the “whole family”- adults, children and teens as well as their family and friends, is offered in a home-like setting and provided FREE of charge. From traditional support groups (adults, teens and children) facilitated by mental health professionals, to educational sessions with expert speakers, healthy lifestyles programs and social connection opportunities.

Kids Talk Out is for children who currently have someone in their life who has cancer. This program aims to reach young people living with cancer in the family by offering an adult-led peer support program for children ages 4 to 12. Using a variety of art activities, engaging games and interactive fun, children are able ask questions, express difficult feelings, and share common experiences.

Kids Grieve Too is a weekly adult led peer support group which aims to provide kids ages 4-12 who are remembering someone who has died of cancer, a chance to talk with other kids about cancer and death and how it has affected them and their family. Using a variety of activities, children are able to receive support, ask questions, express difficult feelings and share common experiences with other kids who have experienced a similar loss.


24 Cecil St., Toronto, ON M5T 1N2

    • Categories: 1:1 Counselling for Adults, 1:1 Counselling for Children, 1:1 Counselling for Teens, Adult Support Groups, Bereavement Camp, Cancer Specific, Children’s Support Groups, Educational Workshops/Seminars, Family Events, Parent Support, Remembrance Events, Teen Support Groups, Toronto

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

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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.
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