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Grief Resources

At Hospice Northwest Services, we are also available to help connect you with further supports in our community. The following are grief and bereavement services available in Thunder Bay.

Local Grief Resources

For those situations in which HNWS can not help, we have put together a list of local grief resources for you. Click the button to access a downloadable PDF of organizations in our area who may be able to offer you support. Please inquire with each organization directly, as their services and hours may change. This list is not intended to be all-encompassing so if we missed a service provider, please contact us to let us know.

Storytime with Marg

Dr. Marg McKee is an Associate Professor in the School of Social Work at Lakehead University, and a member of the Board of Directors of Hospice Northwest. In this time of uncertainty and loss, she offers this reading of the wonderful children's picture book by Eva Eland, "When Sadness is at Your Door"

Emergency Lines

  • Police, Fire, Ambulance - Emergency: 911
  • Anishinbaek Police Services - 807-625-0232 or 1-800-438-5638
  • Nishnawbe-Aski Police - 1-800-654-6277
  • Poison Control - 1-800-268-9017
  • OPP - 1-888-310-1122

Crisis Lines

  • Assaulted Women's Helpline: 1-866-863-0511
  • Beendigen - Women's Crisis Home: 807-346-4357 OR 1-888-200-9997
  • Sexual Abuse Center Thunder Bay - Crisis Line: 807-344-4502 OR 1-866-311-5927
  • Fem/Aide Crisis Line: 1-877-336-2433
  • Thunder Bay Crisis Response: 807-346-8282 OR 1-888-269-3100
  • Thunder Bay Victim Services: 807-684-1051
  • Faye Peterson Transition House: 807-345-0450 OR 1-800-425-2666

Help Lines

  • 211 Ontario - Community & Social Services Help Line: 211
  • Al Anon Alateen (AA): 1-888-425-2666
  • Centr' Elles: 807-684-1955 OR 1-888-415-4156
  • Connex Ontario: 1-866-531-2600
  • Drug and Alcohol Help Line: 1-800-565-8603
  • First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness: 1-800-242-3310
  • Good2Talk - Post Secondary Student Helpline: 1-866-925-5454
  • Kid's Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868
  • Kinna-aweya Legal Clinic: 807-344-2478 or 1-888-373-3309
  • Motherisk: 1-877-439-2744
  • Ontario Problem Gambling Helpline: 1-888-230-3505
  • Ontario Victim Support Line: 1-888-579-2888

Receive Grief Support

If you or someone you know is interested in receiving grief support, please check out our Grief Support Program