Benefits of Membership

Widowed Friends is a welcoming place to meet new friends who have also experienced loss and understand the feelings and thoughts you have. Together we are stronger.

Find New Purpose and Meaning

At Widowed Friends you’ll find an understanding and compassionate atmosphere, resources for navigating the grief process, and help regaining your confidence after loss. We believe that by interacting with others and participating in a variety of different events and community activities we gain strength to move forwards on a new life path.

As part of our community you will:


Meet new people

Offer a welcoming place to meet new friends who have also experienced loss


Rebuild your confidence

Regain confidence with rewarding experiences


Make connections

Social connections to help alleviate feelings of loneliness and isolation


Get support

Regular group discussions of the grief journey


Learn from the experience of others

Resources on navigating the grief process


Get social

Monthly virtual and in-person social events including guest speakers


Get access

Access to a “Members Only” resources and special events


Receive a weekly newsletter

Weekly newsletter outlining upcoming events and activities, recipes, things to do and more


Join a book club

Book Club meets monthly to discuss a book of the month and share thoughts and conversation


Travel with others

Widowed Friends Travel Club is ready for new adventures and our travel club has great destinations in mind.Click here to Learn more

What’s Happening This Month! 

As part of our community, you’ll have access to: 

Connect with us through our Virtual monthly events:

  • Weekly Social Hours
  • Virtual Bingo
  • Peer Support sessions
  • Grief Support Group
  • Guest speakers
  • Book Club

 Connect at in-person local events in Halton:

  • Outdoor Club – (Walking Group – restarting in Spring 2023)
  • Breakfast & Dinner get togethers  (Burlington, Oakville, Milton, Mississauga)
  • Weekend Club – meets on weekends at a variety of venues

Connect with us at special online events: 

Thinking about downsizing? Chat with a real estate agent who will answer your questions about market conditions, the future of the market, when to sell and wear to move! 

Meditation & Mindfulness with a Life Coach/Meditation Teacher

Get Healthy for 2023 with workshops on specialized health and nutrition topics

Peer Support: Connect with members to share experiences & gain support in an open and friendly environment

*Widowed Friends members and volunteers health and well-being are our number one priority.  Our programs are subject to change or may be suspended pending current health situations.

I’m ready to join 

Have a question?

If you have questions about membership or about our community, first visit our FAQ page.

Or contact us for more details.

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