Books, Links, and More

We've compiled resources in both French and English, to give you the broadest possible range of available information. To see resources in French, click in the top right corner of the page.

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A Handbook for Volunteers: supporting children grieving the dying and death of a loved one
The purpose of this handbook is to provide information and tools for volunteers supporting grieving children. The content... read more...
Helping Children Cope With ALS: A Parental Information Guide
When a family member is diagnosed with ALS, children have many questions and concerns about the person they know and love. read more...
Helping Children Cope With Grief
Parents, caregivers and educators wondering how they can help will find many answers to their questions in the following... read more...
Holiday Toolkit: Supporting Grieving Children During the Season of Family
Developed by the National Alliance for Grieving Children, this holiday toolkit is provided with the hopes it will provide... read more...
Kids Help Phone (ages 8-12 years)
Canada's toll-free, 24-hour, bilingual and anonymous phone counselling, referral and Internet service for children and youth. read more...
Kids Konnected: Cancer Support & Information
Kids Konnected was developed on the premise that when a parent gets cancer, the entire family is affected and the needs of... read more...
Little Stars: Accomplishing the Extraordinary in the Face of Serious Illness
Little Stars tells the surprisingly life-affirming stories of young people living with life-limiting illnesses. Against the... read more...
Loss, Grief and Growth: Educational Project Inc.
Intended to help educators support students in their classroom who have experiences involving loss and grief, particularly... read more...
Making Cancer Less Painful: A Handbook for Parents
This 51 page booklet addresses pain assessment and management in children. Available in English. read more...
National Alliance for Grieving Children
Contains great resources for adults supporting children. Note: Services listed are based in United States. read more...