Support Groups

Please Note: At this time all in-person groups have been postponed or cancelled; however, we are pleased to offer virtual support groups.

Please call 216.486.6838 or email thebereavementcenter@hospicewr.org with any questions. 



 

Support groups are free and open to the community. Some require registration and all are subject to change.

Please call 216.486.6838 for time, location and facilitator name and number. 

 

Virtual Support Groups 

We are happy to offer a variety of virtual grief support groups.
Please email thebereavementcenter@hospicewr.org to give your name, phone number, email address and the group you are interested in. You will be contacted by the facilitator. Registration is limited.
 
  • Parents Together: MONTHLY - for parents who have experienced the death of an adult child. Shawn Eigenbrode, second Wednesday of the month 2:30 to 4 p.m.
  • Parent Loss: MONTHLY - a support group for adults adjusting to life after the death of one or both parents. Judy Beckman, second Monday of the month (starting on July 13) 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
  • Healing the Heart: MONTHLY - for grief after an overdose death. Shawn Eigenbrode, first Tuesday of the month 6 to 7:30 p.m.
  • New Journey: MONTHLY - for adults of any age who have experienced the death of a spouse/partner. Vanessa Smylie, first Wednesday of the month 6 to 7:30 p.m. JoDee Coulter, third Wednesday of the month 1 to 2 p.m.
  • Women’s Group: MONTHLY - a workshop for women who have lost their partner, significant other or spouse. Judy Beckman, second Tuesday of the month 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
  • Hope and Healing: MONTHLY - an ongoing monthly support group for grieving adults. Susan Hamme, second Monday of the month 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Mary Murphy, third Wednesday of the month 1 to 2:30 p.m. 
  • Child Loss: MONTHLY - parents who have experienced the death of a child aged 18 or younger are invited to join us for an opportunity to find support and feel community with others who have experienced similar losses. Jonathon Cahill, third Wednesday of the month 2 – 3 p.m.
    Email thebereavementcenter@hospicewr.org to receive information on how join this virtual group.
  • Art for Relaxation: Relax-a-Doodles – A 2-session workshop of doodling for relaxation. (Doodle a design, then color it in). Group #1: BOTH Thursdays, September 10 and 17 (6:00pm to 7:30pm). Group #2: BOTH Tuesdays, September 15 and 22 (6:00pm to 7:30pm). Registration deadline: Wednesday, September 1. Call Board-Certified Art Therapist, Mollie Borgione at 216.486.6544 to register. Funded in part by the residents of Cuyahoga County through Cuyahoga Arts & Culture.

Support Group Calendars

Healing Arts

Children and Family Support Groups