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

Meet new people

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

Rebuild

Rebuild your confidence

Regain confidence with rewarding experiences

Connect

Make connections

Social connections to help alleviate feelings of loneliness and isolation

Support

Get support

Regular group discussions of the grief journey

Learn

Learn from the experience of others

Resources on navigating the grief process

Social

Get social

Monthly virtual and in-person social events including guest speakers

Access

Get access

Access to a “Members Only” resources and special events

Newsletter

Receive a weekly newsletter

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

BookClub

Join a book club

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

Travel

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
  • “Dinner and a Movie nights” & Breakfast Club (Burlington, Oakville, Milton, Mississauga)
  • Walk with a naturalist – enjoy an visit to Bronte Creek Provincial Park with an expert guide*

Connect with us at special online events: 

Author Tammy Hudgin  discusses  her new book Uncover Your Light – Empowering Stories of Hope and Resilience.

Join us for our 8 week programme Good Food, Good Mood with guest facilitator from Annie Gaudreault fromlVeev.ca

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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