Bereavement Services

Telephone Bereavement Program

Palliative Manitoba offers one-to-one telephone support by trained bereavement volunteers for individuals grieving the death of their loved one.

The Telephone Bereavement Program offers a safe anonymous environment to grieving individuals where they can speak freely and openly about their feelings. Each individual can expect to receive a weekly call from a trained bereavement volunteer once a match has been made.

For more information including requesting telephone support, please contact 204-889-8525 or email

Support Groups

Palliative Manitoba has partnered with local community organizations to offer grief support groups in a wide range of ways.

Community-Based Grief Resources

Monthly Bereavement Message

At the beginning of each month, Palliative Manitoba sends bereavement messages that offer information and support to individuals grieving the death of their loved one.

For more information including requesting the message be sent to you via email or mail, please contact 204-889-8525 or email

Grief Seminars

Palliative Manitoba offers monthly grief seminars hosted by Chapel Lawn Funeral Home and Cropo Funeral Chapel. Palliative Manitoba recruits experts in the field to speak on relevant topics associated with grief. Staff and experienced bereavement volunteers are available at all grief seminars to provide supplementary support.

The seminars are free and are open to the general public.

Cropo Funeral Chapel

1442 Main Street, Winnipeg
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm – Tuesdays *please note the change to the day of the week
Family Dynamics – October 10, 2017
Using Rituals in Loss and Grief – November 14, 2017
I’m Not in the “Holiday” Mood – December 12, 2017

Chapel Lawn Funeral Home

4000 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm – Tuesday
The Holidays Can Be a Difficult Season – December 5, 2017

2017 Grief Seminar Poster

2017 Grief Seminar Brochure