Canadian Mental Health Association - Windsor-Essex County Branch

Site: Windsor - Windsor Ave

Service: Prevention Services - Bereavement Resources Program

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Record #: WIN0228 Last Modified: 14 Apr 2015 Last Full Update: 26 Jun 2013
Contact Information
Office Phone519-255-7440
Primary ContactReception / Secretary; Phone: (Business) 519-971-0314; Fax: 519-971-7930
Volunteer CoordinatorZoja Holman, Community Development Officer; Phone: ext 217; Email:
Description and Service Details
Description (Service)This 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
Agency Information
Primary ExecutiveClaudia den Boer Grima, CEO, CMHA
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:
FundingGrants ; Donations
Site Information
Located In CommunityWindsor
Address & Map
1400 Windsor Ave
Windsor, ON N8X 3L9
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IntersectionWindsor Ave and Ellis St
Mailing Addressc/o c/o Canadian Mental Health Windsor Essex County Branch Workplace Health Services
Bus RoutesTransway 1C
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Service CategoriesBereavement Counselling ; Bereavement Support Groups ; Peer to Peer Networking ~ Death and Dying Issues ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Death and Dying Issues
Other Details
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