Bereaved Families of Ontario - York Region

Record Details
Alternate Name BFOYR
Office Phone 905-898-6265
Toll Free Phone 1-800-969-6904
Fax 905-898-5870
Primary Contact Christine Goguen, Executive Director/Bereavement Services Coordinator; Phone: 905-898-6265; Email:
Established 1991
Primary Executive Christine Goguen, Executive Director
Funding Fundraising - Special events ; Donations - Individual and corporate ; Bequests; Bereaved Families of Ontario-York Region receives no federal or municipal funding nor are we a member of the United Way * most funding comes from individuals and special fundraising events
Description (Service) Offers 1 to 1 support and support loss groups * support is loss specific: child loss, adult loss, spousal loss, children's bereavement support groups, Missing Pieces youth workshop, lending library and information packages, newsletter, referrals to counsellors, Facilitator training, support to agencies/businesses/sports teams facing a loss, personalized workshops/presentations, education, events including Butterfly Release in Sept and Memory Tree of Light Service in Dec
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm, Evenings by appointment
Meetings Monthly board meetings * monthly bereavement support groups * grief support series * workshops * funding development * Children and Youth Bereavement Program * Missing Pieces * Professional Advisory Committee
Areas Served York Region
Eligibility Family, friends and coworkers experiencing loss
Application Information is available online for various programs or call for details
Languages English
Fees None
Site Location Just south of Eagle Street, on the west side of Yonge Street, south of the courthouse
Located In Community Newmarket
Address & Map
17070 Yonge St, Ste 203
Newmarket, ON L3Y 8Z4
Intersection Yonge St and Eagle St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Service Categories Bereavement Support Groups
Print Material Online Newsletter * Information packages specific to loss * Resource Centre * Lending Library


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