Seasons Centre for Grieving Children in Barrie, ON

Over January 25th-27th, the Smilezone team transformed 3 NEW SMILEZONES at Seasons Centre for Grieving Children in Barrie, ON! The new Smilezones at Seasons are located in the following locations:

  • Arts & Craft Room
  • Medical Play Room
  • Hallway

About Seasons Centre for Grieving Children:

Seasons Centre for Grieving Children is a charitable organization serving Simcoe County. We opened our doors in 1995 and have been serving our community with their grief and bereavement since. We offer a variety of no cost peer support groups for children, teens, young adults and their caregivers grieving the death, or life-threatening illness of an immediate family member. Participants are supported through the grief process by trained volunteer grief facilitators and program staff in a safe, non-judgemental, home like atmosphere.

  • 350
  • Number of children

Specific Features in the Smilezone Transformation Include:

  • Bright, kid-friendly murals
  • Autographed hockey jerseys from the Barrie Colts
  • Fresh Paint provided by Sherwin Williams
  • Dry-Erase paint on the walls in arts & crafts room
  • Therapeutic Rice Table and toys for children to play
  • Pot lights in the craft room to increase lighting
  • Arts and crafts table and benches
  • Sink area for arts and crafts
  • Medical Play toys
  • Waiting room chair in medical play room
  • Custom storage
  • and more!

Our Smile Stories

Marcy Baldry Development Director at Seasons Centre 
Howie Campbell President of the Barrie Colts
Josie Porto Wawanesa’s Regional Vice President, Ontario.