“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.”
– Helen Keller
Community is Empowering
Grief can leave us feeling helpless and confused.
We often have responsibilities and worries that we didn’t expect and need to rise to the occasion in dealing with an overwhelming number of challenges.
At Widowed Friends we, along with members, share our experience and knowledge to help provide support to one another.
Feeling a sense of belonging and understanding helps ease the path in dealing with the emotional and physical challenges and helps build your reserves of strength and resilience to handle each successive issue as it comes along.
Once we have knowledge and understanding, it is easier to deal with problems and feelings. We hope you’ll join us.
Rebuilding our lives after loss takes time and patience.
We know how hard this is and sometimes it helps to have some guidance and insight along the way.
Widowed Friends has assembled a variety of helpful resources to assist you on the road ahead no matter what stage of your journey.
Providing members with social opportunities is part of Widowed Friends mission.
Coming together for a group dinner, bowling, virtual bingo games, organized outdoor walks or just chatting via Zoom, connecting with others who truly understand loss helps widowed people find healing and hope.
There are many virtual and in-person events each month.
- Weekly Social Hours
- Peer to peer grief support sessions
- Guest speakers
- Book Club
- Travel Club
In person events* (GTA):
- “Dinner Out with Friends” throughout Halton
- Meet & Mingle Social Events
- Special events – Day trips, Christmas Gala and Annual Anniversary celebration*
Upcoming Special Events:
Personal Finance workshop – discuss estate planning, RRSP/RRIFs, and investment options.
Breakfast, Happy Hour and Dinner events!
Weekly peer support groups and monthly get togethers with a grief counsellor.
*Widowed Friends is working to ensure we are responsibly protecting the health of our members and volunteers, so all programs are subject to change depending on current public health situations.
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