Community resources

If the intensity of the grief does not lessen over time, you may consider seeking help from a professional or support service. The following are some resources that can refer you on to counselling and other support services in your community.

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Social Work: Social workers are found on most units and as part of every program at Sunnybrook. If you would like to speak with a social worker, ask your doctor, nurse or other member of your health care team.

Spiritual & Religious Care: 416-480-4421 (on call 24 hours)

AIDS Bereavement and Resiliency Program of Ontario
490 Sherbourne Street, 2nd Floor Toronto, ON M4X 1K9
Program Director
416-205-9888 ext. 2244

Alzheimer Society for Metropolitan Toronto
Eglinton Avenue West, Suite 1600 Toronto, ON M4R 1K8

Alliance Hospice: A Division of Better Living
29 Gervais Drive, Suite 201 Toronto, ON M3C 1Y9

Bereaved Families of Ontario
Mailing Address:
Watline Postal Outlet
P.O. Box 10015
Mississauga, ON L4Z 4G5

Bereaved Families of Ontario -Toronto
80 Woodlawn Avenue East Toronto, ON M4T 1W6 416-440-0290
Bereaved Families of Ontario - Halton/Peel Region
33 City Centre Drive, Suite 610
Missisauga, ON L5B 2N5
(905) 848-4337

Bereavement Resource Council of Niagara
220 Niagara Falls Road
Thorold, ON L2V 1J2
(905) 680-64

Distress Centres/Lines
Muskoka Telecare 1 (705) 726-7922
Peel Region (905) 278-7208

Canadian Centre for Bereavement Education and Grief Counselling
80 Carleton Street
Toronto, ON M5B 1L6

Genesis Bereavement Resource Centre
c/o Rosar-Morrison Funeral Home and Chapel 467 Sherbourne Street
Toronto, ON M4X 1K5

LIFT (Living is for Today)
Bereavement Services and Community Education Humphrey Funeral Home
1403 Bayview Avenue
Toronto, ON M4G 3A8

Self-Help Recovery Group
Taylor Place Senior Adult Centre 1 Overland Drive
Don Mills, ON M3C 2C3

THEOS (They Help Each Other Spiritually)
Windermere United Church
356 Windermere Avenue Toronto, ONM6S 3L3

Trinity Support Group for the Widowed
Trinity Presbyterian Church York Mills
2737 Bayview Avenue
Toronto, ON M2L 1C5

Arab Community Centre of Toronto
5555 Burnhamthorpe Road, Unit 209
Etobicoke, ON M9C 2Y3

Armenian Community Centre
45 Hallcrown Place
Willowdale, ON M2J 4Y4

Greek Community Metropolitan Toronto Inc.
760 Pape Avenue
Toronto, ON M4K 3S7

Kababayan Filipino Community Centre
1313 Queen Street East, Suite 133
Toronto, ON M6K 1L8

Muslim Community Information & Legal Aid Services
491 Parkside Drive
Toronto, ON M6R 2Z9

Durhman Grief Resource Centre
124 King Street East
Oshawa, ON L1H 1B6
1 (905) 433-4711

Grief Support and Resource Centre
St. Vincent de Paul Hospital 42 Garden Street
Brockville, ON K6V 2C3 Bereavement Coordinator
1 (613) 642-4461 ext. 2256

People Needing People
c/o Erb & Good Family Funeral Home 171 King Street South
Waterloo, ON N2J 1P7
1 (519) 745-2195


Location and contact

Palliative care unit admissions (K1E/K1C)

For Palliative Care Unit Referrals.
Please refer to Making A Referral
Phone: 416-480-6182
Fax: 416-480-6118

Palliative care consult team

For inpatient consultations and ambulatory care clinic visits.
Please refer to Palliative Care Consult Team
Phone: 416-480-6100 ext. 67255
Fax: 416-480-5146
Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

If you have any questions regarding palliative care referrals and resources, please do not hesitate to contact us.

For urgent matters outside of business hours, please call locating at 416-480-4244 and ask the operator to page the "on-call palliative care physician/consultant".

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