Support

In partnership with other organizations and concerned citizens, Thom’s has facilitated the following support groups to help those dealing with specific bereavement situations.

Safe Place

Safe Place is a suicide survivor peer support group. They provides free monthly peer support for those who have lost a loved one to suicide. Safe Place Meetings are designed to provide suicide survivors with a supportive environment where they can talk about their thoughts and feelings and share experiences tied to their loss in the company of people who are coping with similar emotions and issues.

The meetings are held at South Shore Centre in Brooks and are only for those who have lost a loved one to suicide. Participants must be at least 18 years of age.

Meeting: Last Wednesday of every month (except December)
Time: 7PM
Location: Thom’s Grief Resource Centre, Unit 1 – 500 Cassils Road East, Brooks, Alberta
Contact: Lois (403) 378-4550
Download the poster here

Embracing Hope

Embracing Hope is a peer support group for men and women who have experienced perinatal loss (miscarriage or stillbirth) or infant loss. Created in partnership with Crossroads Clinic.
Participants can find comfort with other men & women who are also living with this heartache. Through the sharing of similar stories, insight from medical professionals, & a caring support team, participants can find hope for the future.

Meeting: First Wednesday of every month
Time: 7PM
Location: Thom’s Grief Resource Centre, Unit 1 – 500 Cassils Road East, Brooks, Alberta
Contact: Marilyn (403) 363-7083
Download the poster here