postvention is an intervention conducted after a suicide, largely taking form of support for the bereaved family & friends of the person who died by suicide. Those grieving may be at an increased risk of suicide themselves.

Learn more about postvention here.

Grief Share Support Group Listings Weekly support groups with video seminars featuring experts on grief and recovery, support group discussion with members, personal study and reflection.
Loving Outreach Support Group

Monthly grief support group where members share experiences and offer each other support.

Every second Monday of the month at
Bethany Community Church
138 Third St., St. Catharines, ON L2R 6P98
7:00 pm.

Contact info: 

Simi 289-929-0266
Walt 905-934-2176
Peter 905-329-9767

South Niagara Life Ministries
Grief Share Group
SNLM is a Christian based non-profit that offers a Griefshare group. Contact the South Niagara Life Ministries here or by phone for more information.Fort Erie: 905-871-0236
Port Colborne: 905-650-2363
CMHA Walk-In Counselling Program

Adults 16+

Walk-In Counselling program that leans in with a narrative therapy posture using an outside witness and it is offered face-to-face Monday – Friday.

Note: Currently offering it via OTN. To book appointment call the front desk at 905-641-5222 and book a counselling appointment. Same day counselling is provided.

Brock University Counselling Services

via phone/app

Brock students have access to 24/7/365 days a year counselling by calling 1-833-BROCK-33

Students can also access the service via the My SSP app which offers 24/7 access to text & talk based counselling.

CMHA Walk-In Counselling
BU Students ONLY
Brock & CMHA Niagara have partnered to bring one-on-one, on campus, drop-in counselling to Brock students, to help reduce the time in which students wait to access counselling services and make it easier for students to access help during peak time of the academic year.

Services free to Brock students.

Niagara College Counselling
NC Students ONLY
Niagara College offers free, confidential, individual counselling available to all registered students. Students who have been impacted by death/suicide are prioritized for service whenever possible.

Students impacted by grief are able to meet with an Accessibility Consultant to determine the need for academic accommodations. Staff members are able to request a counsellor reach out to check on the wellness of a student they may be concerned about.

Note: Offices are currently closed due to COVID-19 restrictions, we are offering counselling services virtually. On campus meetings are available on a case-by-case basis.

For more information on services, you can email or phone:

Welland Campus: 905-735-2211 ext. 7778
Niagara-on-the-Lake: 905-641-2252 ext. 4409


Niagara Life Centre Counselling Services
Individual and Family Grief Counselling (Fee: $40.00/session)
Grief Share Group (Fee: $10/group or $60 for 6-week group)

To access these supports and services please contact the organization via phone (905) 934-0021. All services are currently being offered virtually due to the COVID-19 restrictions.

Note: No one will be turned away because of the cost of the services and those impacted by suicide loss are considered high priority for counselling and griefshare.

South Niagara Life Centre Counselling Services
Provides individual and family counselling to address grief and loss. All services are free and can be accessed by contacting the organization here or via phone:

Fort Erie: 905-871-0236
Port Colborne: 905-650-2363

LivingWorks Suicide to Hope

1-day in-person training

Facilitated training using audiovisuals, discussion and simulations to learn new counselling and support tools designed to help those with lingering thoughts of suicide.

Created for professionals/community members working in suicide prevention/intervention/postvention. More information here

Need Help?

NSPC does not provide counseling or crisis support.

9 - 1- 1.

If you are thinking about suicide, or worried about someone you know,
call 9-8-8.