Seasons Centre for Grieving Children

Description
Description (Service) COVID-19 Response
  • Centre is closed to in-person services
  • in-person support groups are suspended until further notice
  • Bereavement groups are currently being held virtually
  • September groups will either be in-person with physical distancing measures in place or virtual
  • for information about online programs and other services contact Joan Kennedy at 705-721-5437 ext 202 or by email, joan@grievingchildren.com
  • for other inquiries, resources or support please contact Program Staff:
Regular Service
Peer-to-peer support programs in a safe home-like atmosphere for children, teens, young adults and their families grieving the death or life-threatening illness of a loved one, programs include:
  • overdose-specific therapy sessions
  • school program that includes classroom support, teacher support, and consultations
  • community outreach opportunities include practicums for students requiring post secondary school placements to fulfill their academic curriculum requirements
  • Camp Skein: A camp for children ages 7–16 yrs grieving the death of a parent or sibling, 5 Nights/6 Days
Service Details
Public Comments COVID-19 Response 
  • Centre is closed to in-person services  
  • in-person support groups are suspended until further notice 
  • Bereavement groups are currently being held virtually 
  • September groups will either be in-person with physical distancing measures in place or virtual  
  • for information about online programs and other services contact Joan Kennedy at 705-721-5437 ext 202 or by email, joan@grievingchildren.com 
  • for other inquiries, resources or support please contact Program Staff: 
Hours COVID-19 Response
  • Centre is closed to in-person services
Regular Hours
Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Peer Support Groups: 5:30 pm-9 pm
Camp Skein: call for information
School Program: call for information
Areas Served Barrie - and surrounding area
Eligibility Children (5-12 yrs):
  • Sons and Daughters
  • Sibs
  • Child Survivors of Suicide
  • What About Me?
Teen (13-18 yrs) and Young Adult (19-24 yrs) Caregivers:
  • Empty Arms
  • On Our Own
Camp Skein:
  • Children 7-16 yrs
Application Call or email for an appointment
Languages English
Fees None - Donations and pledges gratefully accepted
Address and Location
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
38 McDonald St
Barrie, ON L4M 1P1
 
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Intersection Owen St and McDonald St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-721-5437 (705-721-KIDS)
Toll Free Phone 1-855-721-5437
E-Mail info@grievingchildren.com
Website www.grievingchildren.com
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Seasons-Centre-for-Grieving-Children/212724485448284
Instagram Instagram: www.instagram.com/seasonscentreforgrieving/
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/Seasons_Centre
Primary Contact Natasha Manzone, Program Services Manager; Phone: 705-721-5437 ext 200; Email: natasha@grievingchildren.com
Alternate Contact Lisa Spinks, Development Director; Phone: 705-721-5437 ext 300; Email: lisa@grievingchildren.com
Primary Executive Rowley Ramey, Managing Director; Email: managingdirector@grievingchildren.com