Walk in nature and connect with others who have experienced a loss
CONNECT with other bereaved people outdoors
REFLECT on your loss
SHARE your grief journey in an informal environment
WALK as a group for an hour with optional half hour to socialize afterwards
Please wear comfortable walking shoes and plan for the weather of the day. Unless there is a storm, the walk will go ahead in any weather condition.
Please note: this group is only available to Ontario residents.
Meet the Facilitators
Eileen Jadd, MA, RSW, has been working for community service organizations in Toronto, both professionally and as a volunteer for over 25 years. Having obtained her certificate in Bereavement Education from the University of Toronto Social Work Continuing Education Department, Eileen began her role as a group facilitator and Bereavement Educator and has been focusing her skills in assisting the underserved grief-stricken population of the GTA.
Justine Silver, BSc, CMP, was thrown into the world of grieving after the unexpected passing of her husband several years ago. With the support of family, friends, professional and group counselling, Justine was able to access tools and techniques to help her move forward. She combines these skills and professional experience to help others navigate through loss, creating a welcoming group experience. Justine is passionate about group support as a tool for healing.
Robyn Fryer Bodzin, MSW, is a resident of Cedarvale and has led walks through the Cedarvale Ravine in summer and Yorkdale in winter.