Online Resources

As part of our mission to empower individuals with knowledge we have made a list of some of our favourite resources and websites. 

Palliative Care

Access the Palliative Care Toolkit

A Guide to Living with a Progressive Illness: Palliative Care Patient and Care Partner Toolkit

Link for Advanced Care Planning

Link for Palliative Care: Better Early than Late (a video by Pallium Canada)

Caregiving and Illness Support Resources

Hospice Palliative Care Ontario

Ontario Caregiver Organization

Canadian Virtual Hospice

HPCO Caregiver Modules

National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization

Cancer Care Ontario

Compassionate Care Benefits

Caring Bridge

OnedayDreams

Children and Youth

Weathering the Storm: Parenting Grieving Children - Free interactive e-learning course for parents and caregivers 

Dougy Centre for Grieving Children

Covid-19 Tip Sheet: Grief Out Loud podcast, tip sheets and resources on supporting grieving children and youth. Includes resources on explaining different types of loss (eg. suicide, violent deaths) 

ALS411 (ALS for children & teens) - Interactive website for children and youth who have a loved one with ALS 

Telling Kids about Cancer - A Support Tool for Parents in explaining a cancer diagnosis to children, online conversation guides 

Virtual Hospice - Free online resource that helps parents support their children when someone in their life is dying or has died

Adult Bereavement and Grief

Virtual Hospice

My Grief.ca -  Provides support and information about palliative and end-of-life care to patients, family members, and professionals. Includes articles, forums, discussions, links to programs and services and more 

Pregnancy and Infant Loss Network - Offers families support and hope dealing with pregnancy and infant loss. Phone, online and in-person peer-support in Ontario.