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Organization: Threads of Life - Association for Workplace Tragedy Family Support  
Phone Numbers: 519-685-4276
Toll-Free: 1-888-567-9490
Fax: 519-685-1104
Email: contact@threadsoflife.ca
Website: www.threadsoflife.ca
Address:
1795 Ernest Ave, PO Box 9066
London, ON
N6E 2V0
Location: London
Contacts: Shirley Hickman - Executive Director
shickman@threadsoflife.ca
Carin Whittal - Administrative Coordinator
carin@threadsoflife.ca
Service Description: Nonprofit registered charity that helps families affected by a workplace fatality, life-altering injury or occupational disease * speaker's bureau

Family Support Program - One-on-one peer support delivered by trained Volunteer Family Guides who have also suffered from a workplace tragedy * material resources to assist in understanding the grieving or traumatic emotional processes/experiences that occur after a workplace tragedy

Partnership Program - Information and support about occupational health and safety, compensation and coroner's inquest systems that follow from a fatality or life-altering injury/illness and jurisdiction-specific educational materials for families * advisory support regarding the workplace investigation and inquest process

Fees: None
Application: Call or visit website
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Families affected by a workplace fatality, life-altering injury or occupational disease
Languages: English ; French
Language Note: French publications and website
Area(s) Served: Canada
See Also: Bereavement

This information was last completely updated on 6/9/2016

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About Us
Developed in partnership with the Ontario Workplace Safety and Insurance Board, this Family Support program trains families who have been affected by a workplace tragedy to become peer support providers.