The mandate of the Bereaved Families of Ontario is to achieve the following objectives:
- To help individuals learn to cope with grief after the death of a loved one;
- To educate and sensitize
- the business community,
- health care workers,
- funeral directors,
- the general public, and
- referral sources
- To assume the responsibility of training group leaders and volunteers.
This mandate is achieved by means of public awareness campaigns, local affiliate development, and fundraising activities.