BFO-TORONTO

Registered Name: BEREAVED FAMILIES OF ONTARIO - TORONTO

Business Number: 106785397RR0001

Our Mission

Bereaved Families of Ontario-Toronto is a volunteer based bereavement support organization that provides programs and services based on a mutual support model to individuals, families, groups and communities throughout the city of Toronto.

About BFO-TORONTO

We honor and respect that family, social, cultural, and faith and life experiences affect how people grieve. Whether a loved one died from an illness, accident, murder or suicide, we believe that:

• The deep grief an individual or family experiences following a death is normal

• Grief is a unique experience for every person

• Everyone carries within him or herself the capacity to heal

• Critical to the healing process is an emotionally safe space in which to grieve.

ORGANIZATIONAL GOALS STATEMENT

• To be a community leader in the provision of mutual and peer-support bereavement services.

• To educate service users and the public on issues related to grief and bereavement.

• To be welcoming and accessible to all of the diverse communities in Toronto.

• To build integrated services and mutually beneficial strategic partnerships.

• To be an organization where learning, innovation and community are fostered.

• To connect individuals, families and communities

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