About Us

The Dr. Jay Children’s Grief Centre is a Toronto based charity that provides compassionate care, support and education to grieving children, youth and their families while building strength, resilience and hope.

Everything we do at Dr. Jay Children’s Grief Centre is centered around our commitment to our core values of collaboration, respect, excellence and support, which we integrate daily into our care, duties and communications.

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Our Story

Explore our organization’s history since being established in 2006

Dr Jay Team
Our Team

The Dr. Jay Children’s Grief Centre staff have extensive experience in supporting children, youth and their families through dying and death.

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Our Donors

Without the help of our sponsors we wouldn’t be able to help support the number of children, youth and families we do each year.

Our Board

Our Board of Directors is comprised of individuals who come from a broad spectrum of professions with diverse skills and expertise.

We need your help As a registered charity that DOES NOT RECEIVE GOVERNMENT FUNDING, we rely on the generosity of donors like you to provide children with the support they need at absolutely no cost to their families.

We are a safe space
Dr. Jay Children’s Grief Centre is a safe and inclusive space for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals and their allies.


Due to a high volume of referrals we are closing our intake at this time.

Until further notice we will not be accepting new
palliative or bereavement counselling referrals.

Camp Erin Toronto Camper Applications are OPEN
to apply visit - app.campdoc.com/register/erintoronto/camper

A list of community and online resources have been compiled for you here – https://bit.ly/2F06SKG

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