The Village is a monthly evening drop-in program for client families with children 12 years and younger. It offers an opportunity for client families to connect with one another in a relaxed and supportive environment.
Village activities may include:
- Movie night
- Sports themed evening
- Annual picnic in a city park
The Hangout is a monthly drop-in program for teens who are grieving after a death or facing the life-threatening illness of someone in their lives. This group offers teens an opportunity to connect with others through activities and discussions.
This volunteer leadership program is offered to some of our past youth clients creating an opportunity for them to support grieving families through group activities. The youth leaders design each monthly gathering with the support and guidance of the staff of Children’s Grief Centre.
Why Peer-to-Peer Connection
Grief is how we respond when we experience loss. Grief is complicated and there is no one way to experience it. Even members of the same family can grieve differently. Connecting with other people can reduce the sense of isolation and feelings of loneliness that often come with grief.
Accessible to All
The Village is a free drop-in program for our family clients.
1245 70 Avenue SE
Calgary, AB T2H 2X8
You might also find these Children’s Grief Centre resources helpful
Upcoming and recorded conversations, offering brief, concrete, and accessible information to help parents and caregivers navigate new situations with their grief and their children’s grief.