Bereavement Support

Bereavement Support

Providing comfort and resources for the whole family

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Hospice Atlanta brings home immense comfort and physical care for your loved one and extensive emotional care for all members of your family.  We understand that grief is a very normal yet difficult process and everyone experiences it differently.  That’s why we have such a wide range of support options for you.

Hospice Atlanta Bereavement Support Services include:

  • Support by phone
  • One in-person counseling session
  • Invitation to a Remembrance Service
  • Mailed grief and coping information
  • A virtual library of resource information
  • Referrals for supportive therapy
  • Group presentations on the grieving process
  • Camp STARS—a bereavement camp for families

The grief support group is held on the second and fourth Sunday of each month from 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. at Hospice Atlanta Center (get directions). The group will not meet on Sunday, November 25th and Sunday, December 23rd.
The grief support group is drop-in, with no reservation required or attendance commitment. 

From time to time, we offer time-limited grief support groups which require a six-to-eight-week commitment. Please call for availability of these groups. There are many other grief support groups in the metropolitan area. Please call and verify the schedule for any community group in which you are interested.

Our Bereavement Coordinators are available by phone for grief support and counseling during regular business hours Monday through Friday. Please call (404) 869-3000 and ask to speak with someone in the Bereavement Department.

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Grief and Bereavement Care Resources

Grief can be lonely and personal, often speaking the loudest in the middle of the night.  In the virtual library below, you’ll find the most helpful, most up-to-date grief and bereavement resources.  The information is downloadable and free of charge.

If you are bereaved and want information on how to help your grieving child, please take a look at this free resource: The Guide to Helping Children Grieve.

If you’d like to better understand the grieving teen in your life, please take a look at this free resource: The Guide To Helping Teens Grieve.

If you’re grieving or know someone who is, please look at The Guide To Understanding Grief in Adults. It’s a free resource provided for you!

The guide to helping children grieve
the guide to helping teens grieve
the guide to understanding grief in adults

For more information about bereavement support at Hospice Atlanta, please email or call us at 404-869-3000.


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