Business Number: 133476333RR0001

The Group's Purpose

The BC Bereavement Helpline is a non-profit organization that wants to break down barriers for family members, friends, professionals or caregivers needing help with their feelings of grief and loss.

• Fielded 2,428 calls in the 2017-2018 fiscal year

• BCBH trained 156 community and police victim service workers in Crisis Response Following Sudden Death in order to better assist families and loved ones during a traumatic loss 

• Over 100 individuals trained as facilitators of an 8-week traumatic loss support group

 • BCBH held two suicide grief support groups and one homicide grief support group last year

How to Help

 BCBH will use your critical financial support towards: 

• Providing lower-cost access to our homicide or suicide grief support groups 

• Expanding homicide and suicide grief support groups to more communities throughout BC 

• Researching additional programs to support family members and caregivers in the face of the opioid crisis

• Updating our technological capacity to increase our capacity to respond to our community's needs

What Your Donation Will Provide

• $25 allows BCBH to provide 130 BCBH Grief & Loss Support brochures to an organization in need at no cost. 

• $120 supports one person for an 8-week homicide or suicide grief support group.

• $1,200 will provide free access to 10 people in a homicide or suicide grief support group. 

• $3750 will provide free Traumatic Loss Facilitator Training to a community in BC for up to 20 participants.

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