About Us


Our affiliates provide a safe, non-judgmental environment for you to discuss your experiences and learn about grief with others who have been there.

They give you a chance to talk, in a confidential setting, about how the death of your loved one affects your life.  Facilitators walk the grief journey with you, giving you a light in the darkness.

Our affiliates offer a range of individual and group support programs, in both an open and closed setting.  While professional help is beneficial to many; peer programs provide an additional and sometimes alternative resource for those who are grieving.

Bereaved Families of Ontario can assist you to be helpful for a friend, relative or co-worker who has experienced the death of a loved one.

BFO provincial is overseen by a board of directors that is comprised of dedicated volunteers who also give their time to their regional affiliate. 

Chair - Carolyn Baltaz, Midwestern Region
Secretary - Gary Beamish, Peterborough Region
Treasurer - Ryan Moffat, South Central Region
Director - Jane Smart, Toronto
Director - Doug Cargo, Ottawa Region
Director - Bronagh Morgan, Southwest Region