Seasons Centre for Grieving Children

Record #: BAR1516
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 11 Oct 2023


Description (Service) Peer-to-peer support programs in a safe home-like atmosphere for children, teens, young adults and their families grieving the death or life-threatening illness of a loved one, programs include:
  • overdose-specific therapy sessions
  • school program that includes classroom support, teacher support, and consultations
  • community outreach opportunities include practicums for students requiring post secondary school placements to fulfill their academic curriculum requirements
  • Camp Skein: A camp for children ages 7-16 yrs grieving the death of a parent or sibling, 5 Nights/6 Days
Outreach Presentations
Presentations done by request include sorting through feelings, coping strategies, skills/resource development, and how to offer peer support

Service Details

Hours Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Peer Support Groups: various days, 5:30 pm-9 pm, contact for more information
Camp Skein: call for information
School Program: call for information
Areas Served Barrie
Eligibility Children (5-12 yrs):
  • Sons and Daughters
  • Sibs
  • Child Survivors of Suicide
  • What About Me?
Teen (13-18 yrs) and Young Adult (19-24 yrs) Caregivers:
  • Empty Arms
  • On Our Own
Camp Skein:
  • Children 7-16 yrs
Application Call or email for an appointment
Languages English
Fees None - Donations and pledges gratefully accepted

Address and Location

Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
38 McDonald St
Barrie, ON
Canada L4M 1P1
Intersection Owen St and McDonald St
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-721-5437, 705-721-KIDS
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Primary Contact Paula Coulter, Program Services Manager; Phone: 705-721-5437 ext 200; Email:
Alternate Contact Rowley Ramey, Managing Director; Phone: 705-721-5437 ext 100; Email:

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