Funeral Service Association of Canada / Association des services funéraires du Canada

Links

Government Links 

We hope that some of these links will help you find information you may need about programs or services offered by various departments of government and other organizations including:

·       Income Security Programs
·       Death and Survivor Benefits
·       Human Resources Development Canada
·       Veterans Affairs Canada
·       Last Post Fund

If you know of a site that should be added please e-mail us to help us continue to help others.
Death and Survivor Benefits  
Website: http://www.hrsdc.gc.ca
Find information about the Death Benefit and Survivor Benefits for children, answers questions on how to apply, who is eligible etc.
 
Federal Public Servants  
Website: http://www.pensionandbenefits.gc.ca
Information about deceased loved ones and the information they will need in regards to survivor pensions, death benefits etc.
 
Human Resources Development Canada  
Website: http://www.hrdc-drhc.gc.ca/redirect_hr.html
HRDC Homepage has information about the department and its programs, links to job searches, SIN applications and other useful information
 
Last Post Fund
Website: http://www.lastpostfund.ca
Find out about the Last Post Fund, benefits, how to apply and who is eligible. Find contact information for the Last Post Fund as well as what services are available. Go to this link for information about Last Post Fund Benefits - www.lastpostfund.ca/eindex.htm

 
Veterans Affairs Canada  
Website: http://www.vac-acc.gc.ca
Information about the department of Veteran Affairs, how to apply for veteran benefits and who qualifies along with what services are offered by Veteran Affairs Canada, info about medals and decorations and many many other items. Links to other related sites as well.

 

Grief Links 

Bereaved Families of Ontario  
Website: http://www.bereavedfamilies.net
Providing information about our affiliates, should you need support. As well, we provide information regarding corporate and individual donation. Many useful resources can be found here as the bereaved help the bereaved.

 
Drug Watch
Website: http://www.drugwatch.com
Phone: 1-800-452-0949
Contact: Allan Marrero

Drugwatch helps people injured by dangerous drugs and medical devices.

Education about prescription and over the counter drugs and their potentially harmful side effects.
 
WebHealing
General Information on Grief - Grief and Healing
Website: http://www.webhealing.com/
This site provides many resources on grief and healing. 
We live in a culture that disdains grief. Webhealing offers RESOURCES
 
Grief Net  
Website: http://griefnet.org/
A collection of resources for those dealing with a loss. 
GriefNet.org is an Internet community of persons dealing with grief, death, and major loss.
 
The Grief Recovery Method, by the Grief Recovery Institute
Website: https://www.griefrecoverymethod.com
Excellent grief handbook and other resources. 

 
Willowgreen
Website: http://www.willowgreen.com/
Willowgreen provides resources in the areas of illness, dying, grief and loss.
Meaningful resources for hope, healing and inspiration.

 
Pregnancy and Infant Loss Network - PAIL
Website: http://pailnetwork.ca
PAIL Network is committed to making a positive difference to those affected by pregnancy and infant loss.

 
SANDS: Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Support (Australia) 
Website: http://www.sands.org.au
Resources for parents who have suffered these types of losses.
Sands provides support, information and education to anyone affected by the death of a baby before, during or shortly after birth.
 
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome  - SIDS Network
Website: http://www.sids-network.org
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and Other Infant Death. 
Great Resource of information on how to deal with this type of loss.
 

Young Children and Loss

Fernside
Website:  http://www.fernside.org
Fernside, established in 1986, as the nation's second oldest children's grief center, remains today a national leader in providing grief support services and outreach and education to the community and families.

 
Rainbows 
Website:  http://www.rainbows.ca
Guiding kids through Life’s Storms
An international organization celebrating 25 years of experience with grieving youth and adults. Over 2.6 million satisfied participants, preschool children through adult have used Rainbows’ curricula.
 
Kelty Mental Health
Website: http://keltymentalhealth.ca/mental-health/grief-loss-children-and-youth
 

Hospices & Palliative Care

The Virtual Hospice
Website: http://www.virtualhospice.ca
The Canadian Virtual Hospice provides support and personalized information about palliative and end-of-life care, loss and bereavement to patients, family members, health care providers, researchers and educators. 
Créé à l’intention des patients, de membres de leur famille, des fournisseurs de soins de santé, des chercheurs et des universitaires, le Portail canadien en soins palliatifs se veut une source de soutien et d’information personnalisée dans le domaine des soins palliatifs et des soins de fin de vie. 
 

The Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association
The CHPCA is the national voice for Hospice Palliative Care in Canada
Provincial Links:  http://www.chpca.net/about-us/provincial-associations.aspx

 

Suicide

The Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention (CASP)
Coping Strategies for Living With Suicide Grief
Website:  
http://suicideprevention.ca/grieving/suicide-grief/
 


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