Rainbows For All Children Canada

Site: Canadian National Office

Service: Rainbows For All Children Canada, Canadian National Office

Record #: BAR3661
Last Modified: 29 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 03 May 2023


Public Comments
  • Rainbows Program is offered at several school and community sites throughout Simcoe County
  • Contact office or visit website to find out about sessions being held locally
  • If a program at a local site is full, contact the Canadian National Office to register child's name
Office Phone 705-726-7407
Toll Free Phone 1-877-403-2733
Fax 705-726-5805
E-Mail info@rainbows.ca
Website www.rainbows.ca
Social Media Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/rainbowscanada 
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rainbowscanada 
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedIn.com/company/2254916?trk=tyah 
Twitter: https://twitter.com/RainbowsCanada
Primary Contact Kimberly Thomson, National Director; Phone: 705-726-7404 ext 223; Email: kimberly@rainbows.ca
Alternate Contact Tracy Lynn Wadge, Community Engagement Coordinator; Phone: 705-726-7404 ext 224; Email: tracy@rainbows.ca


Address & Map
80 Bradford St
Suite 131
Barrie, ON
Canada L4N 6S7
Mailing Address 80 Bradford St 
Suite 131 
Barrie, ON 
Canada L4N 6S7
Physical Access Fully Accessible


Description (Service) National, non profit peer to peer support program to help children, youth and adults process grief related to divorce, death and other family loss. Five distinct groups within the program:
  • In-person and virtual sessions available
  • SunBeams for preschool children
  • Rainbows for children in kindergarten through grade eight
  • Spectrum for youth in secondary school
  • Kaleidoscope for single adults and college age, 18 and over
  • Prism is for single parents and step parents seeking to rebuild the family unit
  • Silver Linings is a Community Crisis Response Program
Participants take part in peer support groups led by trained facilitators
  • each curriculum consists of 14 weekly sessions
  • groups meet at schools, churches, synagogues and other family/community locations
  • most sites are sponsored by local civic or religious organizations as well as Simcoe County District School Board
For more information about becoming a Registered Rainbows site, call office for more information

Outreach Presentations
Presentations include positive coping strategies, building self-esteem, and sorting through the pain

Service Details

Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Hours Support Groups: Hours vary, call for information
Areas Served Simcoe County
Eligibility Children, Youth, Young Adults, Adults, ages 3 year(s) and up
Application Call for information
Languages English; French - Programs, Part of the program is in French
Fees None - no fee for children and youth. For adult programs there may be a fee for course materials. Donations accepted to help cover cost of materials.


Service Categories Bereavement and Grief Support Groups ; Bereavement and Grief Support Groups ~ Adolescents ; Bereavement and Grief Support Groups ~ Children ; Bereavement and Grief Support Groups ~ Parents ; Bereavement and Grief Support Groups ~ Youth ; Professional Skills Development Support