Canadian Mental Health Association

Windsor-Essex County Branch, Prevention Services, Bereavement Resources Program

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Record #: WIN0228 Last Modified: 22 Nov 2013 Last Full Update: 26 Jun 2013
Located In CommunityWindsor Central
Address1400 Windsor Ave
Windsor, ON N8X 3L9
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AccessibilityFully Accessible - Parking, Ramp, Entrance, Washroom
Bus RoutesTransway 1C
IntersectionWindsor Ave and Ellis St
Mailing Addressc/o c/o Canadian Mental Health Windsor Essex County Branch Workplace Health Services
Contact Information
Office Phone519-255-7440
Primary ContactReception / Secretary; Phone: (Business) 519-971-0314; Fax: 519-971-7930
Primary ExecutivePatricia Thomas, Manager, Workplace Health Services; Phone: (Business) 519-971-0314 ext 136; Fax: 519-971-7930; Email:
Alternate ExecutiveMary C Wilson, Director of Operations, Canadian Mental Health Association - Windsor-Essex County Branch; Phone: 519-255-9940 ext 230; Fax: 519-255-7817; Email:
Description & Services
DescriptionThis program provides supportive grief counselling to bereaved individuals, as well as education and consultation to community agencies, groups and the general public. Facilitated support groups based on type of death or relationship to the deceased offer peer support and education which promote understanding of grieving process, as well as learning and implementation of healthy coping strategies.
Individual assessment
Time limited individual support (4-6 sessions)
Facilitated Support Groups
Widows and Widowers of all ages
Bereaved Parents of Older Children as well as Infants
Adults Bereaved by Suicide
Adults Bereaved by Homicide
Adult Grievers (bereaved by death of parent, friend, extended family member)
Community Group and Public Educational Presentations about grief and supporting grieving individuals
Annual Candlelight Vigils for those bereaved by Suicide or Homicide
Brief Supportive Educational Groups in Partnership with Hospice offered throughout the year
HoursMon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * After hours by appointment only
Areas ServedEssex County ; Windsor
EligibilityAges: 16 year(s) and up 
Windsor and Essex County Residents 16 years of age and older who have experienced a recent loss (up to 24 months prior) through death.
ApplicationAppointment required
LanguagesEnglish ; Interpretive Services - Call about other languages via interpreter
Print MaterialPamphlets
FundingGrants ; Fundraising - Community fundraising ; Donations
Supplementary Info
Alternate NameSenior Brochure
Cross ReferenceBereavement Resources Program
Former NameResource Centre and Prevention Services
Service Level(50) Non Profit