The Chevra Kadisha has prepared this information package to assist families following a death. It contains possible government assistance programs and a reminder list of tasks to consider completing.
We trust that this will help you in your time of bereavement. Click on the “Additional Resources” link below.
A helpful article: Ways to support someone who is in grief – Harvard Health
The following is a list of local resources – click directly on the links to be directed to their websites, or copy url and paste into a browser.
For counselling, financial aid, contact:
Jewish Family Services of Calgary http://jfsc.org
To contact local synagogues:
Orthodox: House of Jacob Mikveh Israel http://hojmi.org
Conservative: Beth Tzedec http://bethtzedec.ca
Reform: Temple B’nai Tikvah http://templebnaitikvah.org
Chabad: Chabad of Southern Alberta http://chabadalberta.org
Conservative/Traditional: Kehilat Shalom http://kscalgary.org
To contact the community chaplain:
Calgary Jewish Federation http://jewishcalgary.org/jewish-community-chaplain
To view locally published obituaries:
Calgary Herald http://legacy.com/obituaries/calgaryherald/
To view historical information regarding local Jewish cemeteries and burials:
Jewish Historical Society of Southern Alberta http://jhssa.org