Grief Support Groups Registration

August & September 2023 Grief Support Groups

Dealing with grief can be a difficult and emotional experience. The Capital Caring Health team is here to help you in this journey. Our grief support program offers compassionate care and a wide range of programs to individuals and families struggling with loss. For more information or to speak directly to a team member,
call 1-844-4-GRIEVE (1-844-447-4383).

Educational Grief Groups 

The Grief Journey Presentation 

Dates/Times (Choose 1 Date) 

Tuesdays, July 25 or August 22, or September 26, from 6:00 – 7:30 pm

Saturdays, July 15 or August 19, or September 19 from 10:00 – 11:30 am 

You will learn about some of the common reactions to grief, how grief affects you, the tasks of grief, and taking care of yourself in your grief journey. This presentation is recommended for persons whose loss was at least six weeks prior. 

Grief Education and Support Series for the Newly Bereaved:  

3 Sessions Series Evening times only Tuesdays from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

August 1, 8, and 15; September 1, 12, and 19 

Learn about common grief symptoms and theories to help you understand the process of grieving and healthy ways of coping as you move forward in grief. These are educationally focused support groups for adults. This series is recommended for persons whose loss was at least six weeks prior. 


Drop-In Groups 

Loss of Spouse/Partner- (choose 1) 

1st and 3rd Wed monthly, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm 

2nd and 4th Monday monthly, 6:30 – 8:00 pm

1st and 3rd Wednesdays, 3:00 – 4:30 pm.  

Loss of Spouse for Persons Still Working 

1st and 3rd Wednesdays monthly, 6:00 – 7:30 pm 

These drop-in groups offer a supportive environment for widowed persons to share their grief experiences and emotions, listen to and support others in their grief, and learn coping strategies to help them move forward in their grief journey. Recommended for persons whose loss is at least three months prior. 

Adult Loss of Child up to Age 30  

2nd Thursday monthly; 7:00 – 8:00 pm 

Caring for yourself and their siblings as you grieve together.  

Parents will have the opportunity to talk about their child, find meaningful conversations with other parents who have experienced the loss of a child and find different ways to cope with the loss. For registration, contact, 

Adult Loss of Parent 

1st and 3rd Mondays monthly; 6:30 – 8:00 pm 

1st and 3rd Tuesdays monthly; 6:30 – 8:00 pm

Adult General Grief  

2nd and 4th Tuesdays, 12:30 – 2:00 pm 

A Man’s Grief – Part 2  

2nd Wednesday monthly; 6:30 – 8:00 pm 

This once-a-month group is for those whose wives died in the past two years and is open to all who have completed the six-session “A Man’s Grief” series. It provides the opportunity to continue connecting with those that were a part of their group and meet others who were in other groups. Attendance is optional each month. The current experiences of those in attendance will direct conversation. The group leader will share additional materials as needed and explore what is working and what has been helpful for those who join.


Additional Grief Supports 

Dates TBD. Please inquire if you are interested in any of the groups listed below. 

Social Impact of Grief 

Explore and acknowledge how grief can impact social experiences and result in a refinement and reconfiguration of social networks and relationship values. 

Continuing Bonds 

Learn how our deceased loved ones can continue to teach us about life and self. 

Grief and Stress 

We are a ‘stressed out’ culture. Grief takes it to a new level. Come and look at ways to identify grief stressors that are active in your life and explore ways to reduce that stress meaningfully. 

Growth through Grief 

Support grievers in owning how grief changes us by using the following lenses: 1) ability to navigate uncertainty (trust); 2) facing fear (courage); 3) claiming values and needs (self-respect). Participants will engage in short exercise on each theme and are invited to reflect on their unique evolution through grief. 

LGBTQ+ Grief Support  

This group offers a supportive and safe environment for LGBTQ+ persons to share their grief experiences and emotions, listen to and support others in their grief, and learn coping strategies to help them move forward in their grief journey. 

Death Anniversaries 

Learn how to honor and normalize the strong emotions and memories that reemerge around death anniversaries. For persons whose loss is at least nine months prior. 

Meditations through Grief – Guided Meditation 

Using your breath and relaxation techniques; decrease stress, increase compassionate responses, and regulate your body. 

Book Club 

Grief is love: Living with Loss by Maria Renee Lee 

Offered in 3 sessions, participants are required to read the book prior to first session. 

Creative Writing- Processing Grief with Haiku 

Using simple writing prompts, explore your grief through words and the act of putting these words on paper. Processing Grief with Haiku 

Grieving Families with Children 

If you are a part of a family with children between the ages of 5 and 15 affected by grief, you are invited to attend this workshop. There will be activities for both children and adults with the focus being on grieving together as a family.  

Coping With Grief for the Holidays 

This holiday season may be challenging to cope with when you have experienced the death of a loved. Don’t let grief tear you apart! This workshop provides guidance and support to help cope with your grief during the holidays.  

Join us as we explore common grief reactions and share coping strategies. 

New Year Changed Self: Vision Collage for 2024 

Create collages to explore questions regarding identity, goals, and purpose for the coming year. No art experience is necessary. Additional information provided upon inquiry. 

Winter Solstice 

You are invited to gather on this, the longest night of the year, to reflect on the darkness while making way for the coming light. Share in music, meditation, and readings that honor the days from where you came, and look forward to the promise that each lighter day brings. 

Paws to Remember: Pet Loss Support 

A companion animal can play a very important role in our lives, and their loss can be profound.  Join this compassionate and empathetic space to be supported as you grieve your beloved pet.  Share your story and connect with others who understand your grief.   This workshop is intended to offer comfort to all grieving animal lovers who have experienced the loss of a pet in the last six months.  


Participants are required to participate in an educational presentation or series prior to enrolling in other services. After speaking with a Grief Intake Counselor and submitting all required consent forms, your registration will be complete. Registration is requested 48 hours prior. Offerings may be canceled due to low registration.

Our Grief support groups and workshops remain available to anyone in our community who has experienced the death of a loved one – not only hospice recipients. They are also offered at no charge. 

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