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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.

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.

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.

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.
January 29, February 26, March 26, April 30, May 28

Fall River, MA

Family Resource Center at Family Service Association
45 Rock Street

Mondays 4:30 – 6:00 p.m.
January 28, February 25, March 25, April 22, May 20

North Attleboro, MA

The Branches of North Attleboro
40 Robert F. Toner Boulevard

Thursdays 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
January 3, February 7, March 7, April 4, May 2

RHODE ISLAND

Cranston, RI

Nardolillo Funeral Home, 1278 Park Avenue
Thursdays, 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
January 31, February 14, March 14, April 25, May 30

East Greenwich, RI

Atria at Harborhill, 159 Division Street
Tuesdays, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
First Six-Week Session: January 15, January 22, January 29, February 5, February 12, February 19
Second Six-Week Session: March 12, March 19, March 26, April 2, April 9, April 16, May 14

East Providence, RI

Evergreen House Health Center Nursing and Rehabilitation, 1 Evergreen Drive
Monthly, Mondays, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
First Six-Week Series: January 7, January 14, January 21, January 28, February 4, February 11
Second Six-Week Series: April 1, April 8, April 15, April 22, April 29, May 6

Tockwotton on the Waterfront, 500 Waterfront Drive
Monthly, Wednesdays, 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.
January 30, February 27, March 20, April 24, May 29

Lincoln, RI

Atria Lincoln Place, 612 George Washington Highway
Monthly, Mondays, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.
January 28, February 25, March 25, April 29, May 20

North Kingstown, RI

Beechwood North Kingstown Senior Center, 44 Beach Street
Monthly, Fridays, 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.
January 18, February 15, March 15, April 19, May 17

Wakefield, RI

143 Main Street
Monthly, Thursdays, 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.
January 10, January 17, January 24, January 31, February 7, February 14

General Grief Support Group with Guided Imagery

Rhode Island

East Greenwich, RI

1 St. Elizabeth Way, East Greenwich
Thursdays, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
First Six-Week Series: January 24, January 31, February 7, February 14, February 21, February 28
Second Six-Week Series: March 21, March 28, April 4, April 11, April 18, April 25

LGBTQ General Grief Support Group

Rhode Island

Providence, RI

AIDS Care Ocean State, 53 Tanner Street
Wednesdays 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.
January 16, February 13, March 20, April 17, May 22

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.
December 17, January 14, February 11, March 18, April 15, May 20

Loss of Spouse

RHODE ISLAND

Newport, RI

Hambly House, 30 Red Cross Avenue
Tuesdays, 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
First Six-Week Series: January 8, January 15, January 22, January 29, February 5, February 12
Second Six-Week Series: February 26, March 5, March 12, March 19, March 26, April 2
Third Six-Week Series: April 16, April 23, April 30, May 7, May 14, May 21

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.
First Six-Week Series: January 22, January 29, February 5, February 12, February 19, February 26
Second Six-Week Series: April 2, April 9, April 16, April 23, April 30, May 7

Providence, RI

Swan Point Cemetery, 585 Blackstone Boulevard
Tuesdays, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
First Six-Week Series: January 22, January 29, February 5, February 12, February 19, February 26
Second Six-Week Series: April 2, April 9, April 16, April 23, April 30, May 7

Wakefield, RI

143 Main Street
Thursdays, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
Six-Week Series:
First Six-Week Series: January 10, January 17, January 24, January 31, February 7, February 14
Second Six-Week Series: March 7, March 14, March 21, March 28, April 4, April 11
Third Six-Week Series: May 2, May 9, May 16, May 23, May 30, June 6

Warwick, RI

Pilgrim Senior Center, 27 Pilgrim Parkway
Wednesdays, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
First Six-Week Series: January 9, January 16, January 23, January 30, February 6, February 13
Second Six-Week Series: March 13, March 20, March 27, April 3, April 10, April 17
Third Six-Week Series: May 8, May 15, May 22, May 29, June 5, June 12

Loss of Parent

Rhode Island

Providence, RI

Swan Point Cemetery, 585 Blackstone Boulevard
Monthly, Mondays, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
January 28, February 25, March 25, April 29, May 29

Loss of Sibling

Rhode Island

Providence, RI

Swan Point Cemetery, 585 Blackstone Boulevard
Monthly, Mondays, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
January 28, February 25, March 25, April 29, May 20

Loss of Child

Rhode Island

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.
January 10, February 14, March 14, April 11, May 9

Mindfulness Grief Support Group

Rhode Island

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.
January 17, February 14, March 21, May 23

Children and Teen Grief Support Group

Massachusetts

Fall River, MA

Boys and Girls Club of Fall River 803 Bedford Street

Wednesdays 5:00 – 6:15 p.m.
January 23, February 20, March 20, April 24, May 15

New Bedford, MA

New Bedford Child and Family Service Inc., 1061 Pleasant Street
Mondays 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
January 7, February 11, March 11, April 15, May 13

Rhode Island

Pawtucket, RI

Boys and Girls Club of Pawtucket, 1 Moeller Place
Mondays, 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
for pre-teen/teens
January 28, February 25, March 25, April 29, May 27

Coffee and Connections: An Informal Gathering of Grief Support

Rhode Island

Warwick, RI

Starbucks, 25 Pace Boulevard
Monthly, Thursdays 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
anuary 10, February 14, March 14, April 11, May 9

Soulful Signs: Exploring Beyond the Loss

Rhode Island

Warwick, RI

Warwick Public Library, 600 Sandy Lane
Wednesdays, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
February 6, March 6, April 3, May 1

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

1085 North Main Street
Wednesdays, 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
March 6, April 3, May 1, June 5, July 3, August 7, September 4, October 2, November 6, December 4

Yoga for Grief and Healing

Rhode Island

Providence, RI

1085 North Main Street, Providence
Mondays 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
January 21, February 20 (Wednesday), March 25, May 6

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