The death of a parent or sibling is one of the most psychologically devastating events that a child can experience. Without well-informed support, such a profound loss can have traumatic consequences for a bereaved child and their family.
The Nightingale Centre is a non-profit organization that has been created to fill this gap. It provides grief and bereavement support to children, adolescents, and their families in the Guelph and Wellington County area who have experienced, or are anticipating, the death of a significant person.
The Nightingale Centre offers:
The Nightingale Centre serves as a pillar of strength for bereaved children and youth. Providing a safe physical space, professional services, and a sense of community, the Centre is dedicated to supporting families through their journey of grief and loss.