Find a Grief Support Group

HopeHealth's Grief Support Groups are Offered in Rhode Island and Massachusetts

HopeHealth's Center for Hope & Healing offers a diverse, extensive array of grief support groups in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

Led by specially trained facilitators, these mutual support groups provide a safe, confidential and supportive setting for anyone experiencing a loss.

All groups are free and open to the public, but advance registration is required. For more information or to register, please call (888) 528-9077.

Multi-ethnic, mixed age group of people in a group counseling session with a therapist. The female counselor, psychiatrist, or therapist is taking notes on her digital tablet. The rest of the group is talking, sharing together in an office setting.

If you’re interested in a referral to a mental health clinician, please call (888) 528-9077 and ask to speak with a grief support counselor, who will assist you.

The Center for Hope & Healing Grief Support Group Schedule

General Grief Support Groups

MASSACHUSETTS

Brockton, MA

HopeHealth, 1324 Belmont Street, Suite 202
Tuesdays 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.
July 2, August 6, September 17, October 22, November 19, December 17

Fall River, MA

Family Resource Center at Family Service Association
45 Rock Street

Mondays 4:30 – 6:00 p.m.
July 29, August 26, September 30, October 28, November 25, December 16

North Attleboro, MA

The Branches of North Attleboro
40 Robert F. Toner Boulevard

Thursdays 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
July 11, August 1, September 30, October 28, November 25, December 30

RHODE ISLAND

Cumberland, RI

O'Neill Funeral Home, 3102 Mendon Road
Wednesdays 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.
September 18, October 16, November 13, December 18

East Greenwich, RI

Atria at Harborhill, 159 Division Street
Tuesdays, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
July 16, August 13

First Six-Week Series: September 17, September 24, October 1, October 8, October 15, October 22
Second Six-Week Series: November 12, November 19, November 26, December 3, December 10, December 17

East Providence, RI

Evergreen House Health Center Nursing and Rehabilitation, 1 Evergreen Drive
Monthly, Mondays, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
July 1, August 5

First Six-Week Series: September 9, September 16, September 23, October 7, October 21, October 28
Second Six-Week Series: November 18, November 25, December 2, December 9, December 16, December 23

Tockwotton on the Waterfront, 500 Waterfront Drive
Monthly, Wednesdays, 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.
July 31, August 28, September 25, October 23, November 20, December 18

Lincoln, RI

Atria Lincoln Place, 612 George Washington Highway
Monthly, Mondays, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.
July 29, August 26, September 23, October 28, November 25, December 16

North Kingstown, RI

Beechwood North Kingstown Senior Center, 44 Beach Street
Monthly, Fridays, 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.
July 19, August 16, September 20, October 18, November 15, December 13

Wakefield, RI

143 Main Street
Monthly, Thursdays, 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.
July 18, August 15

Monthly, Tuesdays 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.
September 10, October 8, November 12, December 10

Caregiver Support Group

Rhode Island

This special group provides an encouraging and non-judgmental environment for caregivers to freely share their experiences, concerns and solutions. In this group, you'll learn new information and skills, find friendship, empathetic listening, humor and examples of grace under pressure. This group is open to anyone caring for someone living with an illness.

Providence, RI

HopeHealth Hulitar Hospice Center, 1085 North Main Street
Wednesdays, 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
August 7, September 4, October 2, November 6, December 4

Mindfulness Meditation for Grief and Healing

Rhode Island

Meditation and discussion for those working through their grief journey.

Providence, RI

HopeHealth Hulitar Hospice Center, 1085 North Main Street
Monthly, Thursdays, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
July 25, August 15

Wednesdays 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
September 11, October 9, November 6, December 4

LGBTQ General Grief Support Group

Rhode Island

Providence, RI

AIDS Care Ocean State, 53 Tanner Street
Wednesdays 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.
July 24, August 21, September 18, October 16, November 13, December 11

Grupo de Apoyo Después de una Pérdida/General Grief Support Group in Spanish

Rhode Island

Providence, RI

Clinica Esperanza/Hope Clinic, 60 Valley St #104
Monthly, Fridays, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
July 22, August 19, September 16, October 28, November 25, December 30

Loss of Spouse

RHODE ISLAND

Newport, RI

Hambly House, 30 Red Cross Avenue
Tuesdays, 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
(registration required for x-week series)
July 2, July 9, July 16, July 23, July 30
Eight-Week Series: September 3, September 10, September 17, September 24, October 1, October 8, October 15, October 22
Seven-Week Series: November 5, November 12, November 19, November 26, December 3, December 10, December 17

Providence, RI

HopeHealth Hulitar Hospice Center, 1085 North Main Street
Tuesdays, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. (Two sections concurrently, one for newcomers and one for previous attendees)
July 9, August 13

First Six-Week Series: September 10, September 17, September 24, October 1, October 8, October 15
Second Six-Week Series: November 12, November 19, November 26, December 3, December 10, December 17

Providence, RI

Swan Point Cemetery, 585 Blackstone Boulevard
Tuesdays, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
First Six-Week Series: September 10, September 17, September 24, October 1, October 8, October 15
Second Six-Week Series: November 12, November 19, November 26, December 3, December 10, December 17

Wakefield, RI

143 Main Street
Thursdays, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
July 11, August 8
First Six-Week Series: September 12, September 19, September 26, October 3, October 10, October 17
Second Six-Week Series: November 7, November 14, November 21, December 5, December 12, December 19

Warwick, RI

Pilgrim Senior Center, 27 Pilgrim Parkway
Wednesdays, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
July 10, August 14

First Six-Week Series: September 11, September 18, September 25, October 2, October 9, October 16
Second Six-Week Series: November 6, November 13, November 20, December 4, December 11, December 18

Loss of Parent

Rhode Island

Providence, RI

Swan Point Cemetery, 585 Blackstone Boulevard
Monthly, Mondays, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
July 29, August 26, September 30, October 28, November 25, December 30

Loss of Sibling

Massachusetts

Mansfield, MA

Mansfield Public Library, 255 Hope Street

Loss of Child Grief Support Group – Monthly
Wednesdays 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
September 11, October 9, November 13

Loss of Child

Rhode Island

For those grieving the loss of a child of any age.

Providence, RI

HopeHealth Hulitar Hospice Center, 1085 North Main Street
Monthly, Thursdays, 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
July 11, August 8, September 12

Children and Teen Grief Support Group

Massachusetts 

New Bedford, MA

New Bedford Child and Family Service Inc., 1061 Pleasant Street
Mondays 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
August 5, September 9, October 7, November 4, December 2

Fall River, MA

Family Resource Center at Family Service Association, 45 Rock Street
Thursdays 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
September 5, October 3, November 14, December 12
Loss of Spouse Grief Support Group – Bi-weekly

Rhode Island

Providence, RI

HopeHealth Hulitar Hospice Center, 1085 North Main Street, Providence, RI
Mondays 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
September 16, October 21, November 11, December 16

Soulful Signs: Exploring Beyond the Loss

Rhode Island

Warwick, RI

Warwick Public Library, 600 Sandy Lane
Wednesdays, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
August 7, September 4, October 2, November 6, December 4

Gentle Yoga for Grief and Healing – Monthly
Providence, RI

HopeHealth Hulitar Hospice Center, 1085 North Main Street
Tuesdays (September), Wednesdays (October – December)
5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
September 17, October 23, November 20, December 18

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