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
Social connections to help alleviate feelings of loneliness and isolation
Regular group discussions of the grief journey
Learn from the experience of others
Resources on navigating the grief process
Monthly virtual and in-person social events including guest speakers
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
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.
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