2nd Facilitator Training

Our BFO team is happy to have been able to start a second round of facilitator training this past weekend! Each facilitator completes an in person training session and then continues on to shadow experienced facilitators to complete their training. We are getting closer and closer to being able to open our doors and offer […]

Day of Mourning 2021

For the Day of Mourning 2021, we partnered with Owen Goodwin to help spread awareness about this important day. This day remembers those we have lost in work place accidents. These accidents are often preventable. This day helps to remind us to keep our workers safe. The below passage is what Owen shared with us […]

Inspiring hope with Spring Baskets 2021

A total of 20 Spring Baskets were delivered this week to Big Brothers and Big Sisters, Eamers Corners, Central Public School, Bridgewood, and Marie-Tanguay.  The objective was to help inspire hope and healing for children who have experienced the recent loss of a loved one.  We wish to thank Kid’s Korner for their donation of toys […]

BFO Returns to the Cornwall Area

On November 17, 2020, the Standard Freeholder ran an article announcing the BFO’s return to the Cornwall area. We are currently in the process of rebranding ourselves as BFO – South Easter Region. We will officially launch our new name in the coming months. At the moment, we are busy training our facilitators and working […]

Candlelight Remembrance Service

One of our Bereaved Families traditions lives on due to the generous spirit of the Knox-St.Paul’s Faith Community. They wish to continue to host the Candlelight Remembrance Service that we have held at their location for the last 10 years. Please join us to remember and pay tribute to your loved ones who will be […]

2018 Candlelight Remembrance Service

2018 Candlelight Remembrance Service Our 2018 Candlelight Remembrance Service was held on Wednesday evening, December 12th.  Many bereaved joined us to remember their lost loved ones and to share their grief, their tears and their smiles. As each person lit their candle, its light shone bright. And all of these lights shining together gave us […]

BFO-Cornwall’s 18th Annual Gala

BFO-Cornwall’s 18th Annual Gala September 15th, 2018 This annual Gala has been the “Signature Event” for Bereaved Families since 2001. Its goal has always been to support our Children & Youth Bereavement Services.It was a packed house at the Best Western Parkway Inn last evening and the energy was uplifting! Our guests were treated to […]

Charities for the 2018 Ghost Walk

Charities for the 2018 Ghost Walk Bereaved Families is honoured to have been chosen as one of the Charities for the Ghost Walk 2018. We appreciate that the committee believes in the work that we do in the community and that they acknowledge our contribution by selecting our agency to receive funds that will sponsor […]

Testimonial Series: Jack

Jack’s son was killed in an automobile accident in March 2002. He and his wife attended a Closed Group for “Loss of a Child” shortly after the accident. A summary of their testimonial is the following: “We thank Bereaved Families for bringing us through the hardest years of our lives”. To this day, Jack is […]