The following contains contact info for local mental illness and health support groups and programming offered wtihin Hamilton and the surrounding area...

Coping with suicide loss

Hope and Healing after Suicide: A practical guide for people who have lost someone to suicide in Ontario

Suicide Grief, Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention

Grief after Suicide, Canadian Mental Health Association

Bereavement Issues for Parents, Centre for Suicide Prevention

Survivor bereavement groups

Aboriginal Health Centre
678 Main St. E., Hamilton, ON L8M 1K2

Bereaved Families of Ontario (BFO), Hamilton Burlington Branch, Self Help groups to support families whose child of any age has died: 905-318-0070

Friends in Grief, Hamilton, offers a suicide bereavement support group on the second Wednesday of each month at Bay Gardens Funeral Home, 7:00 pm.  Location: 947 Rymal Road East, Hamilton. 905 318-0059

Crisis lines


Emergency 911

COAST (Crisis Outreach and Support Team) 905-972-8338

Salvation Army Suicide Crisis Line 905-522-1477

Telecare Burlingtion 905-681-1488
Kids Help Phone 1-800-668-6868 

Web Resources


The Suicide Prevention Community Council of Hamilton
Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention
Centre for Suicide Prevention

Ontario Association for Suicide Prevention

American Association for Suicidology

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

International Association for Suicide Prevention

Reasons to Go On Living Project

The Jack Project
Canadian Coalition for Senior's Mental Health: Resources and Publications
Honouring Life - The National Aboriginal Health Organization offers  culturally relevant information and resources on suicide prevention for Aboriginal youth
LGBTQ Youth Line 1-800-268-9688 
Useful Guide to Signs, Actions and Prevention of Suicide:

Vaping and mental health with a view from the LGBTQ community

The Trevor Project provides information about suicide prevention for LGBTQ youth

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Board Recruitment 2017

August 3, 2017

Come join the Rainbow’s End Community Development Corporation Board of Directors and help us create meaningful employment opportunities for people with lived experience of mental illness.