Bereavement Support – Virtual Support Groups

Bereavement Support

 

Our Bereavement Support Program focuses on providing comfort, support and resources for the whole family.

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Hospice Atlanta offers comfort and care for your loved one, as well as emotional care for all members of your family.  We understand that grief is a very normal yet difficult process and everyone experiences it differently. Hospice Atlanta offers a wide range of support options for your personal journey.

Our Bereavement Coordinators are available by phone for grief support and counseling Monday through Friday. In addition, Hospice Atlanta offers virtual support groups, free of charge, to our bereaved community.  For more information, please call (404) 869-3000 and ask to speak with someone in the Bereavement Department.

Hospice Atlanta Bereavement Support Services:

  • Support by phone
  • One in-person counseling session
  • Virtual Support Groups
  • Invitation to a Remembrance Service
  • Mailed grief and coping information
  • A virtual library of resource information
  • Referrals for supportive therapy
  • Group presentations on the process of grief
  • Camp STARS—a bereavement camp, hosted two times per year

Virtual Support Groups

Hospice Atlanta is now offering virtual support groups to our community, free of charge.  Now more than ever, we want you to know that you are not alone, we are here for you.

 

Heart-to-Heart: Spousal Loss Support Discussion Forum

Virtual Meetings for those working through grief surrounding the loss of a spouse.

2nd & 4th Thursdays of each month, 1-2:30 pm

 

6-Week Intensive Group “Operation: GRIEF”

Virtual Meeting for Group Tuesdays, 7 pm – 8:30 pm

 

What is a “Grief Intensive?”

Our Group Grief Intensive provides a unique, professionally-facilitated opportunity for participants to focus on, and work through, key aspects of grief.  Over a 6-week period, participants are encouraged to deeply process specific areas of their grief experience, while connecting and sharing with others in a closed, structured, small-group setting. Participants are supported to explore a new aspect of grief each week, equipped the practical tools necessary for managing their grief, on their own terms, in healthy ways.

 

Is there a Fee?

No. As a non-profit organization, this a community service we offer to bereaved individuals, free of charge.

 

How do I Sign Up For These Groups?

For more information or to register contact Chandelle Carter at 404-869-3072 or email: Chandelle.Carter@vnhs.org.

Registration is required and group sizes are limited.

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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.