Are you Grieving? Has someone you loved died?
We can help

About Us

Our Team

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Our amazing team of volunteers  are committed to helping people move through and beyond grief. Our front-line volunteers facilitate groups  and the board of directors tends to the business of the organization. If you would like to join our team in either capacity see the volunteer form on the Contact Us page.  

Our Mission

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Our mission is to provide services to help people cope with loss and grief as the result of the death of someone they love. 

Our History

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Bereaved Families of Cape Breton is a registered non-profit organization serving the people of the CBRM who are grieving as the result of the death of someone they love. Since its inception in 1990 BFOCB has helped thousands of people by providing a wide range of programming designed to help people move through and beyond grief. 

About BFOCB


Bereaved Families of Cape Breton (BFOCB) is a registered non-profit organization that operates under the direction of a volunteer board of directors, volunteer facilitators and one paid employee who works 15 hours per week. Services include monthly Support & Share in three communities, grief specific programs: Loss of a Spouse, Loss of a Child, Loss of a Parent, Adolescent Grief Support, Healing Through Movement and Music and Meditation Classes.