Touchstone Grief and Loss Group: A Program for Grieving Children & Adolescents
The Touchstone program is operated by the Children’s Home Society of Idaho’s Warm Springs
Counseling Center. Touchstone Grief and Loss Group was established to support the special needs
of grieving children and adolescents ages 5- 18. Meetings begin with a potluck meal followed by
participants being separated into peer groups for discussion and activities focused on grief and
coping skills. The next group starts on September 11, 2023, and runs for eight weeks, every
other week, on Mondays from 6:30 - 8:30 PM MST at their downtown Boise Center.
Empowers children and teens to:
- Identify their feelings.
- Recognize underlying emotions that trigger problem behavior.
- Develop coping skills by understanding death & grief.
- Share feelings & improve family communication.
- Interact with peers who have also experienced a death in the family.
- Sessions facilitated by clinicians & professionals trained in the grief process.
- A supportive peer environment.
- Children's activities during sessions; group discussions, crafts & games designed to explore grief.
- Parental/guardian group sessions focusing on coping skills & supporting children through the grieving process.
Meetings begin with a potluck meal followed by participants being separated into peer groups for
discussion and activities focused on grief and coping skills. Attendees do not need to be a WSCC client.
Groups are covered by most insurances, including Medicaid. A sliding scale program is available.
To register or learn more, call 208-343-7797 or visit https://www.childrenshomesociety.com/peer-groups
Navigating Grief: Grief Support For Everyone
Cloverdale Funeral Home, Cemetery & Cremation (1200 N Cloverdale Rd, Boise, ID 83713)
is proud to announce their "Navigating Grief: Grief Support For Everyone" to
those in the Treasure Valley, Idaho Area. They will have 5 sessions of support groups
throughout the year, with a new group beginning every 2 months.
All sessions are free, and everyone is welcome.
Session 3: June 9, 16, 23, 30 & July 7, 14
Session 4: August 11, 18, 25 & September 1, 8, 15
Session 5: October 13, 20, 27 & November 3, 10, 17
All sessions meet from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM MT
Call 208-375-2212 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
for more information & to register for a session.
Grief Refuge Group - Feel Less Alone
The group will meet via Zoom for 4 consecutive Tuesdays, starting on May 30, 2023,
at 8:00 PM ET / 5:00 PMPT and complete on June 20, 2023.
The folks at Grief Refuge invite you to join a new four-week-long online grief support group that focuses on easing isolation in grief and helping to connect with others to feel more understood. As a participant in the group, you will: get needed support to help cope with loss and manage your grief, feel soothed and comforted to help ease the sense of loneliness and isolation, learn practical ways to handle feelings of hopelessness and despair, gain a framework and understanding for how to understand and navigate your grief journey.
For more details and to register, visit: https://www.griefrefuge.com/less-alone-in-grief
8-week Mindfulness-Based Grief Support Group for Women,Hosted By Clear Mourning - Starting April 2023Read Now
8-week Mindfulness-Based Grief Support Group for Women,
Hosted By Clear Mourning
If you're in the Bend, Oregon area and are looking for a supportive community to navigate your grief, Clear Mourning invites you to join their upcoming 8-week Mindfulness-Based Grief Support Group for Women, beginning on April 10, 2023.
Led by experienced facilitators, the group provides a safe space to
share and process your emotions with others who understand.
Register now on the Clear Mourning website at www.clearmourning.org
Survivors of Murder-Suicide Support Group for residents of Florida and Georgia - Starting April 2023Read Now
Survivors of Murder-Suicide Support Group for residents of Florida and Georgia
Starting April 2023
No one should have to suffer the violent loss of a loved one alone. The Georgia Commission on Family
Violence is hosting a Survivors of Murder-Suicide Support Group for residents of Florida and Georgia starting
in April 2023. If you have lost a loved one to the tragedy of murder-suicide this is a supportive network for assistance to help cope with your grief. The closed group is free to attend and led by a licensed clinician.
The group will run for 10 sessions and will meet virtually for your convenience. Register today for a
confidential pre-screening meeting with a licensed clinician to see if joining this support group is right for you.
This group is only available to survivors residing in Georgia and Florida at this time.
Visit www.gcfv.ga.gov/ssms for more info and additional referrals to clinicians trained in grief support.
Safe Crossings Foundation & Seattle Children's Journey Program Virtual Grief Group For Young Adults
Third Thursday of the Month
Calling all young adults who are looking for a grief support group: Safe Crossings Foundation's program
partner, Seattle Children's Journey Program, is offering a FREE virtual grief group for young adults, ages 18- 25,
who have experienced the death of a person in their family, community, or someone they cared about.
The support group will provide a courageous space for young adults to connect, process, and cope with
their grief each third Thursday of the month.
If you are interested in learning more about this group or joining, please contact Emily Beauchemin at
Seattle Children’s at email@example.com or at 206-987-2062.
Sibling Loss Grief Support Group
Wednesdays, March 1st - April 15th, 2023, via Zoom from 6:30 - 7:30 PM CST
For children/teens, ages 7 - 18, who are missing their beloved sibling, Brighter Days Family Grief Center offers
this beautiful 6-week virtual support group opportunity created especially for them. The group will meet on Wednesdays, March 1st - April 15th, via Zoom from 6:30 - 7:30 PM CST. Join a safe space to meet others who understand while participating in meaningful discussion and activities that allow for healing and HOPE.
This is open to Minnesota youth first but they are happy to take names for their waitlist in case there
is space available for those outside of Minnesota.
For questions/registration, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.brighterdaysgriefcenter.org/
Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Group
NAMI Wood River Valley is offering a virtual Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Group on the
First Tuesday Every Month, 5:30 - 6:30 PM MST.
Zoom Code: 831 8174 7084
The Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Group is a judgment-free, safe space for those who are mourning
the loss of a loved one to suicide. Participants have the opportunity to meet and engage with other
Survivors, share their stories, and integrate grief as part of their daily life.
For more info, visit: www.namiwrv.org
Healing to the Max Holiday Grief Support Groups
The holiday season can be daunting when we are bereaved by a traumatic loss by suicide.
Healing to The Max has scheduled extra sessions in their compassionate communities of support to help
as you navigate this complex experience of grief before, during and after the holiday season.
CONTACT: Jill Cowan at 306-955-7306 to register for a session and get the FREE ZOOM LINK.
To find out more about all Healing to the Max has to offer, visit: https://healingtothemax.org/wp/
Life's Healing Choices Grief Groups Thanksgiving Meetings
Wednesday, Nov 23rd at 10:00 AM PT / 12:00 PM CT / 1:00 PM ET
Thursday, Nov 24th at 10:00 AM PT / 12:00 PM CT / 1:00 PM ET
The holidays can be a challenging season for those dealing with loss.
If you or anyone you know could use a Grief & Loss meeting this week, please message the folks at
Life's Healing Choices Grief Groups email@example.com, and they will send out the zoom link.
These Thanksgiving meetings are for anyone experiencing any grief and will be an opportunity to share
and to listen. But mostly, they are a way to connect at a time that can feel isolating and disconnected.
To find out more about Life's Healing Choices, visit www.lhchoices.com
Finding Your Way: A Heart-Centered Approach to Finding Hope and Healing After LossStarting Nov 8, 2022Read Now
Finding Your Way: A Heart-Centered Approach to Finding Hope and Healing After Loss
Starting Nov 8th at 8:00 PM ET / 5:00 PM PT
If you have been struggling with your grief and feel hopeless and alone, the "Finding Your Way"
program may be just what you need. "Finding Your Way: A Heart-Centered Approach to Finding Hope
and Healing After Loss" is a new support program from Grief Refuge, starting Nov 8th at 8:00 PM ET /
5:00 PM PT, for anyone dealing with grief from a death-related loss. Finding Your Way was created to
help people who are lonely, lost, angry, or afraid and can help be a guide on the journey. Grief Refuge
is putting together a community where everyone can grieve authentically and feel some healing.
Navigating the uncharted emotional terrain of your grief can be overwhelming, especially when your
friends and family cannot provide the support you need. Still, you shouldn't have to suffer or struggle
alone. The rich educational content of the Finding Your Way program is carefully curated from credible
sources to offer you the best of the best in terms of a whole-person, heart-centered approach to
navigating grief and loss. This heart-centered approach involves embracing, experiencing, and expressing
the feelings of grief in a way that fully addresses all aspects of your well-being— physically,
emotionally, cognitively, spiritually, and socially. Built upon the work of Dr. Alan Wolfelt, each weekly
module in the program expands upon crucial takeaways from his book, Understanding Your Grief:
Ten Essential Touchstones for Finding Hope and Healing in Your Heart.
To learn more about this program or register at www.griefrefuge.com/finding-your-way
OUR HOUSE Grief Support Center - Fall 2022 Children & Teens Grief Support Groups
OUR HOUSE Grief Support Center is offering Fall 2022 Children & Teens Grief Support Groups.
The groups are available to children ages 4 1/2 to 18 years who have experienced the death of a parent,
sibling, or someone close. OUR HOUSE Grief Support Center provides grieving children, teens, and adults
the opportunity to experience the healing process in a safe, warm, and nurturing environment.
No child should have to grieve alone. These groups meet in Woodland Hills, CA and Los Angeles, CA.
Call 310-231-3189 or visit www.ourhouse-grief.org for more information or to register!
Good Grief Peer Support Group
Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday from 7:15 PM - 8:30 PM MST
True North Yoga, 1512 N. 10th Street, Boise, Idaho
Good Grief at True North Yoga is a peer support group that provides a safe and comfortable space
for all inclusive discussions related to the journey of grief and loss. Join them for weekly topics, resources
of all kinds and community support. The group meets every 2nd and 4th Wednesday from
7:15 PM - 8:30 PM MST at True North Yoga (1512 N. 10th Street, Boise, Idaho), near Hyde Park.
All grievers are welcome to join them and there is no charge to attend!
To learn more, visit www.truenorthyoga.co/workshops/
Cloverdale Funeral Home, Cemetery and Cremation Fall Grief Support Group
Fridays, September 30 - November 18, 2022 from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM MST
Cloverdale Funeral Home, Cemetery and Cremation in Boise, Idaho, is hosting their Fall Grief
Support Group series on Fridays, September 30 - November 18, 2022, from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM MST.
Call 208-375-2212 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to register.
We are proud to announce the beginning of our fall grief support. All are welcome.
Please email or call for more information or to register.
The Suicide Prevention Action Network (SPAN) of Benewah County Grief Group
Saturday, March 19, 2022 at 10 AM MT
The Suicide Prevention Action Network (SPAN) of Benewah County is hosting a grief support
group meeting with guest speaker, Ron Hodge. Ron brings many years of experience and a passion to
help other understand and overcome grief. He offers tools and support to guide survivors
through grief to a place of hope and inspiration. The group is open to all forms of grief. Join them on
Saturday, March 19, 2022 at 10 AM MT at the the Jon Denny Building on the Benewah County Fairgrounds
in St. Maries, Idaho. To register and secure your spot email email@example.com
GrieveWell Young Adult Meetup Group
The next FREE online meetup is on Tuesday, October 26th at 7 pm EST.
Are you grieving or do you know someone in grief between the ages of 18 and 25?
Please urge them to sign-up today for an online meetup designed to help young grievers find each other and bond over varying activities such as Jackbox games.
Young grievers can connect with each other by signing up at www.grievewell.com/calendar
*Meetups are not group therapy or counseling: sessions are facilitated by a young adult GrieveWell volunteer.*
Survivors of Murder-Suicide Loss Share How You Can Help Support
Check out the terrific new post on Brittany Noble McCarthy's blog,
"Survivors of Murder-Suicide Loss Share How You Can Help Support," at
Brittany Noble McCarthy is a writer and advocate for two largely misunderstood areas: the life of military
families and survivors of murder-suicide loss. In addition to pieces published with the Tragedy Assistance
Program for Survivors (TAPS) and The Kentucky Derby Museum. Brittany is the co-founder of a
murder-suicide loss support group, along with fellow survivor My Grief Connection founder Sara J. Cobb,
and has connected with survivors across the country. She holds a Master’s Degree in Public Communication,
and is a certified Peer Mentor with TAPS. Brittany has participated in numerous grief and suicide
workshops with TAPS and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. She has also connected
with leading researchers in the field of suicidology and community violence.
This new post was co-written by several murder-suicide loss survivors, including Brittany & Sara,
with the intent of helping educate those in survivors’ support systems. In it, they share what would
have been most helpful – and what was not helpful – after their initial loss. They have joined in a
single voice that they hope reflects anyone who has experienced the tragic loss of a loved one to
murder-suicide or any sensationalized, traumatic loss. They cannot and do not speak for all survivors,
but if you are a survivor of murder-suicide loss, they hope you know you are not alone.
If you are a survivor of murder-suicide loss and are interested in connecting with other survivors for
support and/or direction to resources, please reach out to either Brittany or Sara via email for
information about their Survivors of Murder-Suicide Loss Virtual Support Group. This private support
group meets twice monthly via Zoom to share our stories, encourage and support one another.
Understanding Your Grief: Men's Support Group
Hosted by Eric's House this virtual men's support group will meet on Tuesday evenings at 8:00 PM EST, from
June 1st through July 27th (6/1, 6/8, 6/15, 6/22, no meeting 6/29, 7/6, 7/13, 7/20, & 7/27.) Members will
empower one another to find the courage to face the most broken and lost places within themselves, and strive to discover acceptance. Email Greg Eckerman at firstname.lastname@example.org to determine if this is the right group for you.
Cost for this Men’s Group will be $45, reading materials and a journal.
For more information visit: https://www.ericshouse.org/event/men-growing-through-our-grief/2021-06-01/?fbclid=IwAR34wWl0Eq1GGCEmQC5SreHeGnSEQXntCc6AyKqWEMchYF_ZSB7ca0ouyQU
Sibling Support Group Hosted By Eric's House
Teens 13-18 years old who have lost a sibling are invited to join EricsHouse.org
along with facilitator Vanessa Baker, of vanessabakermindset.com,
for weekly support conversations on Mondays, from 7-8pm MST
via Zoom between March 1 - 29, 2021.
Vanessa is the author of "Mean to Real Clean", has been featured in the
media, and is a leading coach for growth.com. She is passionate about
working with teenagers, and she is also a suicide survivor.
There is not cost to join. Register at: https://tinyurl.com/supportsibs
GriefShare at Nampa First Church of the Nazarene - Begins 17 Jan 2021
601 16th Ave South, Nampa, Idaho 83651
Have you recently lost a loved one? GriefShare classes will begin on Sunday, January 17, 2021. Classes will be meeting during the Sunday School hour (10:00-11:15 AM) upstairs in the sanctuary in room S255.
This is a 13 week video/discussion series with a workbook led by Don Ludwig and Marsha Rogers.
Please pre-register by contacting the Nampa First Church office at 208-466-3549 or
Marsha Rogers at 208-989-1098, or online at www.griefshare.com
Group Facilitators: Don Ludwig and Marsha Rogers, (208) 989-1098
Treasure Wellness Counseling and Training Center Grief & Loss Support Group
In this group you can share with others who are struggling. You will be supported in activities
which help you reflect on your grief. You will have the opportunity to learn techniques to help cope
with the feelings which accompany the loss. You will be encouraged to discuss feelings and learn effective
ways to express your loss. This is an open group with walk-ins welcome. If it is a holiday,
please call 208-515-7661 to confirm that the group is being held that day. They do not charge a fee
to participate in this group. Donations are accepted and appreciated, however are NOT required.
The Meridian group meets in the conference room at the Meridian, Idaho location of Treasure Wellness Counseling and Training Center on Tuesdays from 6:00 - 7:00 PM. When entering the main doors to the building, go
straight through the door in the back right of the lobby area, down the hallway and the room is through
the last door on the left of the hallway.
2176 E. Franklin Rd. Suite 100, Meridian, Idaho 83642
Faith & Grief Online Support Gatherings For September & October 2020
During this time of Covid-19 recommendations, Faith & Grief is offering support gatherings on various days of the month at Noon CST. For the safety of their participants, they and their host sites will not be hosting in-person support gatherings for the time being,please check for updates on future in-person support gatherings.
Here are the dates for the upcoming online grief support gatherings:
Thursday, September 17th
Friday, September 24th
Tuesday, October 6th
Thursday, October 15th
You can also join their Facebook group for updates, daily prayers & resources.
Please register and you will receive an email confirmation with the meeting access link & dial-in instructions.
Walking Through Grief: Tools for Finding Hope Along the Grief Journey
10 Week Grief Support Group
Held virtually viz ZOOM so anyone anywhere in the country can join in.
If you or anyone you love is grieving the death of a loved one, save the dates
for the next Walking Through Grief Support Group.
Hosted by Willioughy United Methodist Church, on
Thursdays, Sept. 17th - Nov. 19th from 6:30 - 8:30 pm (EST).
The goal of “Walking Through Grief” is to be the “arms of Jesus” to people who are grieving the death of a
loved one & give them much needed tools, support, encouragement & hope in their grief journeys.
Over 200 people have gone through this program since it was started in 2014. This class is open to anyone
who is grieving the loss of a loved one. If you know of someone who might need this type of important
grief support, please pass this info along.
All materials are provided FREE of charge & there is NO COST to attend.
Please register or request more information by emailing email@example.com
Group facilitator, Cathy Schneithorst, will confirm your registration or contact
you to answer any questions.
FREE Online Interactive Adult Grief Support Group
Hosted By: From Grief To Growth
Thursdays, 4 -5 pm (PST)
May 7 - 28, 2020
Just sign-up at the link under "Resources" at www.fromgrieftogrowth.com
GriefShare Support Groups Are Now Meeting Online!
You don’t have to go through your grief and/or this pandemic alone.
You can get grief support from the safety of your own home with an online GriefShare group.
- Access videos – Hear expert guidance from counselors and pastors. Listen to personal stories and get helpful advice from people who have experienced the death of someone close.
- Read the participant guide online for free – Use the online participant guide to access articles, Bible studies, and other resources that will help you through this difficult time.
- Connect with others – Talk with other people who understand what you’re going through as you provide each other with essential support.
Find an online GriefShare group near you at griefshare.org and visit the "Support Groups"
tab at www.mygriefconnection.org to find more information about online grief support groups.
Sara J. Cobb
Founder, My Grief Connection
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