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Welcome to the BC Bereavement Helpline

The BC Bereavement Helpline (BCBH) is here for you. We are a non-profit, free, and confidential service that connects the public to grief support services within the province of BC. Whether you are looking for bereavement support groups, community events, information on BC Bereavement Day, information on how to donate or to volunteer with us you will find it here. Please call the BC Bereavement Helpline and speak with one of our caring volunteers for information on our bereavement support groups, agencies, and peer-based support.

Your call is free, confidential, and anonymous. We will help you find the most appropriate support for your specific type of loss.


 
April 28th, 2016 Voices in the Courtroom: Empowering Victims Through Victim Impact Statements

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The BC Bereavement Helpline is hosting a free two-part event on Monday, May 30, 2016 held at Valley View Funeral Home (14660 72nd Ave, Surrey). Our goal is to empower victims to use their voice in the courtroom and enable professionals working with victims to support them effectively. We will host a morning panel of speakers (9:00am—12:00pm) followed by an afternoon workshop (1:30—3:30pm) facilitated by an experienced Victim Services Court Support Worker. Lunch included.

For more information, please see our poster. To register, please fill out our registration form and email it to contact@bcvoh.ca or fax it to (604) 265-4795.


March 31st, 2016 Bereavement Day 2016

This year, Bereavement Day will be held Sunday, May 15 at 1:00pm at Mountain View Cemetery, and will include the planting of memory seed hearts and a dove release. For more information, go to our Bereavement Day page or see our poster.

To register, please contact us or sign up online.


February 4th, 2016 Upcoming Support Groups and Information Meeting

The BC Victims of Homicide will be running a homicide loss support group in Vancouver this spring. The group will be 8 weeks in length and is appropriate to anyone who has lost a loved one to homicide.

Valley View Funeral Home will be hosting a one hour information session at the end of February on the benefits of attending a support group, particularly for those bereaved by suicide or homicide. This spring, Valley View Funeral Home will also be running a traumatic loss support group in the Fraser Valley.

More information on the support groups, information meeting, and other upcoming events is available on our Coming Events & Support Groups page.


October 7th, 2015 We’ve moved!

Our contact information has changed. Our new mailing address is:

PO Box 20095
RPO Fairview
Vancouver, BC
V5Z 0C1



We acknowledge the financial assistance of the Province of British Columbia.