Grief support groups

Also known as: Support groups, grief, Bereavement support groups, Grief groups

Bereavement support groups consist of sharing your experiences coping with grief as well as learning about the grieving process from a trained facilitator.

Providence Hospice offers bereavement support to individuals and families grieving the death of a loved one. All of our services are offered free of charge.

Providence Hospice grief support groups are open to individuals who are seeking extra support as they grieve the death of a significant person in their lives. Professionally trained facilitators create a supportive space where participants may share their feelings and experiences as they give and receive mutual support. All groups and classes are offered free of charge.

The list of available groups is below. Please click on the group of interest to learn more and register.

Ongoing Adult Groups

Groups for Children (registration required)

These groups are designed for children and teens who have experienced the death of a significant person in their lives.

Individualized Support (registration required)

  • In the Columbia Gorge area - If you live in the Hood River or The Dalles area, you can get individualized grief support and resources from Providence Hospice of the Gorge. For more information, please contact Jan Schiering at 541-387-6449.
  • In the Mt. Angel area - If you live in Marion County or the surrounding areas, you can get individualized grief support and resources from Providence Benedictine Hospice. Groups meet at various times throughout the year.
Please call our bereavement counselor for more information: 503-845-2463.

Classes (registration required)

  • Grief Support: Journey Through Grief Program
  • Seven Strategies: Coping with the Recent Death of a Loved One - This class is designed for those who have lost a loved one within the last year. It offers tips on how to cope during the weeks and months following loss. For current class times and locations, call 503-215-4622.

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