Full list of grief support offerings

Below is a list of grief support groups and workshops offered throughout the year by Gilchrist Hospice Care. Please note that we may not offer all groups/workshops at all times.

If you are interested in attending a Grief Services support group or workshop, please call or email to reserve your space. Your registration is not confirmed until you hear from a grief services coordinator via phone or email.

Visit our calendar to see all upcoming options or download a .pdf. of our January - March calendar or April - June calendar.

Grief Support Group Sessions (six meetings per session, no fee):

  • Widowed persons/life partners
  • Young widowed persons/life partners
  • Adults who have experienced the loss of a parent
  • Mother's Group: for mothers who have lost adult children
  • Men's Group: for men grieving the loss of a spouse or life partner.
  • Stepping Forward, The Journey Continues: for people whose loss occurred greater than one year ago.

Workshops (one-time, no fee):

  • Understanding Grief
  • Mother Loss/Father Loss: These workshops are offered around Mother's Day and Father's Day to help individuals who are coping with the loss of this special person.
  • Coping with the Holidays: These workshops are offered around the Thanksgiving and December holidays for those who would like understanding and strategies for preparing for and coping with the holidays.
  • Craft Night, A Social Time of Friendship, Fun and Creativity: Participants make jewelry or knit blankets to benefit patients and Gilchrist's partnership in Tanzania.
  • Mind, Body, Spirit Series:
    • Learn to Meditate
    • Writing for Healing
    • Tending the Spirit: Living with Questions of Meaning
    • Music for Healing

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