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

Grief Seminar Brochure 2018

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

What to Expect When I’m Grieving – Jan 9, 2018

When a Child Dies – February 13, 2018

Sentimental Objects & Your Journey – Mar 13, 2018

Discovering Your New Normal – April 10, 2018

Self Compassion – May 15, 2018

Sharing Circle – June 12, 2018

Grief Doesn’t Take a Vacation – August 14, 2018

The Importance of Rituals – October 16, 2018

Helpful Resources – November 13, 2018

It’s Not Always a Happy Holiday – Dec 11, 2018


Chapel Lawn Funeral Home

4000 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm – Tuesday
Self-Care isn’t Selfish – February 27, 2018

It Feels like I’m Going Crazy – May 8, 2018

Communication is the Key – July 24, 2018

Parents that are Left Behind – Sept 25, 2018

Not so Jolly Holiday Season – Dec 4, 2018