Helpful Links

A great deal of information pertaining to all aspects of hospice/palliative care is available online.


Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association

British Columbia Hospice Palliative Care Association

Canadian Virtual Hospice

BC Bereavement Helpline / 1.877.779.2223

Children/Teens Bereavement:

The Dougy Centre – The National Centre for Grieving Children and Families

Kids – Talking with Teens and Kids about Death and Dying

National Child Traumatic Stress Network

Centre for Loss and Life Transition

Homicide Bereavement:

Canadian Resources Centre for Victims of Crime 

Homicide Survivors Inc.


American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Grief & Loss:

The Manitoba Trauma Information Centre

Death through Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) (supporting families)

Mental Health and Wellness (Harvard Medical School)

Grief and Healing Blog

Death of a child:

Compassionate Friends

The Compassionate Friends of Canada


Books can be a helpful resource and there are many to choose from at our office and as well the Smithers Public Library. Please contact us to arrange access to BV Hospice’s selection.

Smithers Public Library
3817 Alfred Avenue Smithers

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