How To Join

Widowed Friends is a community for people who have lost a spouse or partner. For that reason we ask that prospective members provide a proof of loss (i.e. copy of death certificate or obituary) and read our Code of Conduct.

We recommend that prospective members wait 3-6 months following a loss before joining our community, to have time to start on their recovery journeys.

If you require grief support, please refer to our Resources section or contact your family physician.

To apply for enrolment, please email us at with all your contact details.

Frequently Asked


In January 2021 we will return to an annual fee of $50.

Proof of Loss is required prior to Membership approval and can be emailed to

Payment can be eTransferred to or contact us with alternate arrangements. 

The Organizers reserve the right to remove any participants who violate the Widowed Friends Code of Conduct.

Please visit the Terms of Membership here.


The annual membership fee is $50. Your membership provides you with access to approximately 300 events a year, our newsletter, access to Zoom get togethers etc. 

Payment of the membership is due within 30 days of approved access to the group. Payment can be eTransferred to or in person, at an event within the first month.

Proof of Loss is required prior to Membership approval and can be emailed to

The Organizers reserve the right to remove any members who violate the terms of membership. Please review our Code of Conduct for more details.

Refund Policy Membership fees are refundable minus an administrative fee of $25 within the first 2 months following payment. After the first 2 months, fees are non-refundable.


In no event will Widowed Friends or its organizers, or its suppliers or licensors, be liable with respect to your participation in any scheduled events including public or private locations.

By enrolling, you agree to indemnify and hold harmless Widowed Friends, its organizers from and against any and all claims and expenses, including lawyers fees, arising out of your use of any affiliated websites and or participating in any activities.


Widowed Friends cannot be held responsible for personal injury, loss of or damage to property of members or organizations arising out of use by them.

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