You can contact us aboutbereavement support opportunities offered through St.Vincent Hospice at (317) 338-4040 or (888) 780-7284.
A six-week discussion group for those who have experienced a loss through death. Focus is on sharing feelings, discussing grief issues and providing education regarding grief and loss. Please call 317-338-4008 or toll free 888-780-7284 to register. Group limited to 12 participants.
A six-week discussion group for women who have experienced the loss of their mothers through death. Focus is on sharing feelings, discussing grief issues and providing education regarding grief and loss. Group is held four times a year, at St.Vincent Hospice. Please call 317-338-4008 or toll free 888-780-7284 to register. Group limited to 12 participants.
An on-going discussion group for parents who have experienced the death of a child. Focus is on sharing feelings, discussing grief issues, and providing education on grief and loss. Meetings are held the 1st and 3rd Tuesday each month, from 6:00pm-7:30pm, at St.Vincent Hospice. Registration not required.
This group is for men and women who have experienced the death of their spouse. Focus is on discussing issues impacting widows and widowers. Group meets the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm at St.Vincent Hospice. This is an on-going group. Registration not required.
This group is open to anyone in the community who is looking for support through socialization, following the death of a loved one. The group meets at the MCL Cafeteria, 2370 W. 86th St. on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month, from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Participants are responsible for purchasing their meal. Registration not required.
Dave Labrum, a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and artist, has joined our bereavement department to provide art counseling as another service to those who are grieving. Dave has been working as an art counselor with bereaved individuals for the past six years, using art as a means to express their grief. Art may be used to express emotions and feelings that may be difficult to access in any other way following the death of a loved one. For information, please call 317-338-4431.
The focus of this on-going support group is continuing support for anyone who is grieving the death of a loved one. Discussions will include emotions encountered during the grief process with emphasis on normalizing feelings and sharing the experience of grieving with others. Education on the grief process will also be provided. No registration required. Call 317-338-4008 for dates and time.
Grief and the Holidays is a one session seminar for those searching for ways to cope with their grief after the death of a loved one.Getting through the holiday season may be difficult for those living through the loss of a loved one. During this time of celebration, the gap left by a loss is often felt most intensely. Traditions which have meant so much may now evoke pain rather than joy.
This seminar will provide a review of the grief process as a normal response to loss. In addition, participants will learn and explore together practical ways to approach the holidays.This seminar is held in November, prior to Thanksgiving. Please call 338-4040 for information regarding exact dates and times. There is no fee for this community program. Registration is required.