Monday June 1, 2015 from 9:00 AM to 4:15 PM EDT
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Centre Communautaire Richelieu-Vanier 
300 Des Pères-Blancs
Ottawa, ON K1L 7L5

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Robin Macdonald
Bereaved Families of Ottawa

The GROW Committee gratefully acknowledges the generous support of Kelly Funeral Homes for this event.  Their sponsorship allows us to make the event accessible to as many people as possible. 


Grief Resources Ottawa Workshop 2015

Spirituality, Meaning & Mourning

GROW events bring together those working in the field of bereavement, as professionals, volunteers, or students. The event is offered to:

  • share and build knowledge,
  • provide self-care and peer support,
  • develop awareness of local resources and
  • strengthen collaborative networks,

all in the best interest of those we serve.

The day includes lunch and light refreshments

Description of Workshops, click here. 

Register Now! Registration deadling:  May 20th, 2015  

To receive a discounted rate you must attend a post-secondary institution or volunteer weekly in the bereavement sector.

The discounted rates are subject to approval.  

We are unable to refund registration due to cancellation.

2015 GROW Coordinating Committee:

Heather A. Bousada, Social Worker, Grief Counselling Ottawa
Victoria Coombes, Family Support Counsellor, Hospice Care Ottawa
Sandy Curtis-Arnot, Support Care Nurse, Hospice Care Ottawa
Kathryn Howe, Hospital Chaplain, The Ottawa Hospital
Robin Macdonald, Volunteer and Cultural Outreach Coordinator, Bereaved Families of Ottawa
Kristen Mikkelsen, Funeral Director, Kelly Funeral Hoome, Carling Chapel
Rita Myres, MSW, RSW, Therapy for Life Transitions, Ottawa
Sharon York, Executive Director, Ottawa Pastoral Counselling Centre