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Support Groups: Grief and Loss
Facing Loss: Grief and Bereavement Support Group
The Facing Loss - Grief and Bereavement Support Group is a FREE 11-week support group designed to provide information and guidance for grieving adults. Open for registration to anyone who has a loved one who has died, the group creates a safe environment for mutual learning as group members share their experiences of loss.
Tuesdays, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
September 18 - December 4, 2018
Harrison HealthPartners Hematology & Oncology Poulsbo
19600 10th Avenue Northwest
Suite 100 Poulsbo, WA 98370
Wednesdays, 5:30-7 p.m.
September 19 - December 5, 2018
Claremont Senior Living
2707 Clare Avenue
Bremerton, WA 98310
To register, or for more information, contact Nani Baran, Bereavement Coordinator, Harrison Medical Center, at 360-744-5616 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hospice Loss Support Group
For family members of hospice patients and bereaved individuals within the community.
Various locations and times, please contact the counselor listed with the group for details and registration.
Moving Toward Healing - A Grief and Bereavement Workshop
This 3-hour workshop provides information and support for adults who are grieving the death of a loved one. Participants will learn how to move toward healing their loss and how to take steps toward finding meaning in their lives.
Free and open to the public.
To pre-register (not required) or for more information, contact Nani Baran, Bereavement Coordinator, Harrison Medical Center, at 360-744-5616 or email@example.com.
Five separate offerings; Saturdays, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
August 25, September 29, October 27, November 17, December 15, 2018
Harrison Medical Center - Silverdale
Silverdale, WA 98383
Phone Grief Group
This is a support group for family members and friends of people who have lost someone on Franciscan Hospice and Palliative Care Service. It offers the opportunity from the comfort of your home or office to share personal experiences and to provide practical and emotional support for one another. Discussions are led by bereavement counselors.
This group meets on the phone the 1st and 3rd Friday of each month from noon – 1 p.m.
To register or learn more, please contact Sandy Bochonok at 360-782-6337 or 253-534-7061.
Recognizing Grief—On-Going, Drop-in Grief and Loss Support Groups
Are you dealing with the death of a spouse, parent, child or other loved one in the past 16 months? Does it feel as if the sadness will never lift, or that you are isolated from friends and family? Grieving can be painful, and also healing. While everyone experiences loss differently, grief that is expressed and experienced within a supportive environment has the power to heal. These ongoing grief support groups provide an opportunity to listen, share and learn from others.
Registration is required and group location will be provided at that time. Please contact the counselor listed under the group you are interested in attending.
First and third Tuesdays from 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
For information, please call Traci Lenzi at 253-534-7181
Second and fourth Thursdays from 6:30–8 p.m.
For information, please call Susan Mix at 253-534-7016
Third Monday from noon – 1:30 p.m. (No group January 1, February 19 and September 3, 2018 - Federal Holidays)
For information and location, please call Peggy McEntee at 253-538-4627
First and third Wednesdays from 2–3:30 p.m. (No group July 4 - Federal Holiday)
For information and location, please call Karen Campbell-Wood at 206-965-2904
First and third Mondays from 6–7:30 p.m. (No group January 1, February 19 and September 3, 2018 - Federal Holidays)
For information, please call Karen Campbell-Wood at 206-965-2904
Six-week Grief and Loss Support Groups
Groups meet weekly for six consecutive weeks. In order to get the best results, we strongly recommend participants commit to attending all six sessions as materials build from previous sessions. A minimum of six participants is needed for a group to proceed.
Hospice House - University Place
May 5 - June 16, 2018
Saturdays, 10 a.m. - noon
360-782-6337 or 253-534-7061
We're In It Together
Highline Medical Center offers free support for those grieving the death of a loved one. We know this is a very difficult time for you and your family, and we want you to know that our care for you doesn't end at the door. Grieving can be painful, and also healing. Our grief support groups provide you an opportunity to listen, share and learn from others.
Support groups are open to anyone in the community and relate to:
- Common grief experiences
- The effect of loss on one's life
- Coping strategies
- Taking care of oneself during grieving
- How to grow through grief
Monthly - First and third Wednesdays
Highline Medical Center
Highline Cancer Center Meditation Room
16233 Sylvester Road Southwest
Burien, WA 98166
Facilitated by Chaplain J. Vaughn
Monthly - Second and fourth Mondays
Cedar 3rd Floor Conference Room 1 & 2
16251 Sylvester Road Southwest
Burien, WA 98166
Get more information by calling:
Karen - 253-661-4077
Office Chaplain - 206-901-8532
There is no cost and registration is not required. We always welcome new members.