Find a Support Group

Hope Hospice’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.

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 Schedule

General Grief Support Groups

MASSACHUSETTS

Brewster, MA

Brewster Council on Aging, 1673 Main Street
Monthly, Wednesdays, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
August 15

Brockton, MA

HopeHealth, 1324 Belmont Street, Suite 202
Monthly, Tuesdays, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
August 21

Fall River, MA

Family Resource Center at Family Service Association
45 Rock Street

Monthly, Mondays, 4:30 – 6:00 p.m.
August 20

Falmouth, MA

Atria Woodbriar, 339-389 Gifford Street
Thursdays, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
August 2, August 16, August 30

Hyannis, MA

HopeHealth, 765 Attucks Lane
Monthly, Mondays, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
August 6

Martha’s Vineyard, Vineyard Haven, MA

Tisbury Senior Center, 34 Pine Tree Road
Wednesdays, 12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
August 2, August 16, August 30

North Attleboro, MA

The Branches of North Attleboro
40 Robert F. Toner Boulevard

Monthly, Mondays, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
June 25, July 30, August 27

RHODE ISLAND

East Greenwich, RI

Atria at Harborhill, 159 Division Street
Tuesdays, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
August 14

East Providence, RI

Evergreen House Health Center Nursing and Rehabilitation, 1 Evergreen Drive
Monthly, Mondays, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
August 13

East Providence, RI

Tockwotton on the Waterfront, 500 Waterfront Drive
Monthly, Wednesdays, 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.
July 25, August 29

Lincoln, RI

Atria Lincoln Place, 612 George Washington Highway
Monthly, Mondays, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
July 30, August 27

North Kingstown, RI

Beechwood North Kingstown Senior Center, 44 Beach Street
Monthly, Fridays, 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.
July 20, August 17

North Smithfield, RI

The Villa at Saint Antoine’s Residence, 400 Mendon Road
Monthly, Wednesdays, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
August 15

Wakefield, RI

143 Main Street
Monthly, Thursdays, 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.
August 23

Westerly, RI

Apple Clipper, 161 Post Road
Monthly, Wednesdays, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
August 8

General Grief Support Group with Guided Imagery
East Greenwich

1 St. Elizabeth Way, East Greenwich
Thursdays, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
August 16, September 13

General Grief Support Group in Spanish
Providence, RI

Clinica Esperanza/Hope Clinic, 60 Valley St #104
Monthly, Fridays, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
July 20, August 10

Loss of Spouse

MASSACHUSETTS

East Sandwich, MA

McCarthy Care Center, 73 Service Road
Tuesdays, 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
July 31, August 14

RHODE ISLAND

Newport, RI

Hambly House, 30 Red Cross Avenue
Eight-Week Series*, Tuesdays, 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
July 24

*Registration is required for eight-week series. Call (401) 415-4300.

Providence, RI

Philip Hulitar Hospice Center, 1085 North Main Street
Two sessions will run concurrently for this group. One session will be for newcomers and the other will be for those who previously attended.
Tuesdays, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
August 14

Providence, RI

Swan Point Cemetery, 585 Blackstone Boulevard
Tuesdays, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
August 14

Wakefield, RI

143 Main Street
Thursdays, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
August 9, September 6

Warwick, RI

Pilgrim Senior Center, 27 Pilgrim Parkway
Wednesdays, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
August 15

Loss of Parent
Providence, RI

Swan Point Cemetery, 585 Blackstone Boulevard
Monthly, Mondays, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
July 30, August 27

Loss of Sibling
Providence, RI

Swan Point Cemetery, 585 Blackstone Boulevard
Monthly, Mondays, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
July 30, August 27

Loss of Child

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

Providence, RI

Philip Hulitar Hospice Center, 1085 North Main Street
Monthly, Thursdays, 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
August 9, September 13

Mindfulness Grief Support Group

Meditation and discussion for those working through their grief journey.

Providence, RI

Philip Hulitar Hospice Center, 1085 North Main Street
Monthly, Thursdays, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
August 16

Children and Teen Grief Support Group
Hyannis, MA

Child and Family Service, 100 Independence Drive, Unit 8
Tuesdays, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
July 24, July 31, August 7

New Bedford, MA

New Bedford Child and Family Service Inc., 1061 Pleasant Street
Monthly, Thursdays, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
August 16

Healing from the Heart Meditation for Grief Support
Providence, RI

Philip Hulitar Hospice Center, 1085 North Main Street
Fridays, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
July 29, July 27, August 3, August 10, August 17, August 24, August 31

Wakefield, RI

143 Main Street
Fridays, 9:30 – 11:00 a.m.
July 20, July 27, August 3, August 10, August 17, August 24, August 31

Coffee and Connections: An Informal Gathering of Grief Support
Warwick, RI

Starbucks, 25 Pace Boulevard
Monthly, Thursdays, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
August 2

Soulful Signs: Exploring Beyond the Loss
Warwick, RI

Warwick Public Library, 600 Sandy Lane
Wednesdays, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
August 1

Caregiver Support Group

Providence, RI

1085 North Main Street 
Wednesdays
August 1

5:30 - 7:00 p.m.

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.

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