Community Grief Resources

Community Grief Resources

For more information from the resources, please talk to Pierson’s Family Follow Up Counsellor or contact the links to their own websites.

Alberta Health Services

Bob Glasgow Grief Support Centre
1820 Richmond Road SW
Calgary, Alberta, T2T 5C7
Phone: (403) 955-8011

The Grief Support Program offers individual, family and group services – all under the umbrella of Alberta Health Services.

All new clients attend an appointment with a counsellor to determine which counselling services would be most helpful. Daytimes and limited evening appointments are available.

Hospice Calgary

Sage Centre
1245 70 Avenue SE
Calgary, Alberta, T2H 2X8
Phone: (403) 263-4525

The name Hospice Calgary may be somewhat misleading. Although Hospice is an important element of their services, Hospice Calgary offers the most extensive programs for individuals needing counselling, group programs and other support while facing advanced illness or loss of any kind.

Their Promise: “Wherever you access our services, we promise to journey with you, through end-of-life and grief, for as long as you need us. We promise to have the difficult conversations about death, dying and grief, hearing your unique story and responding with compassion.”

Pregnancy and Infant Loss

Alberta Health Services
Foothills Medical Centre
Room 185, Women’s Health Centre
1403 29 Street NW
Calgary, Alberta, T2N 2T9
Phone: (403) 944-2274

Pierson’s Funeral Service has been a partner of the Silent Hopes Program since it’s inception in the 1990s. Please contact one of our staff or funeral directors for details.

Compassionate Friends of Canada

Loss of a child
An organization for families who have suffered the death of a child from any cause. Provides contacts to local chapters, articles and information about grieving the loss of a child.

Suicide Bereavement Support

Canadian Mental Health Association, Calgary Region
1040 7 Avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta, T2P 3G9
Phone: (403) 297-1700
A local organization assisting those who have suffered grief as a result of suicide

Victim Resources

Calgary Police Service
5111 47 St. N.E.
Calgary, Alberta, T3J 3R2
Phone: (403) 266-1234
Calgary Police Services offers support for those who are victims of violent crimes.

Other Grief Support

There are several religious organizations that offer support during and after times of significant loss. Some communities also have support for those suffering a loss. Talk to Pierson’s Family Follow Up specialist, your Clergyperson or a community resource person.

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