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

Hope for the Holidays

Coping with grief during the holiday season: a time for reflection, education and support

MASSACHUSETTS

Family Resource Center, 45 Rock Street, Fall River, MA

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 • 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Presented by: Sarah Cordeiro, Grief Support Counselor
Childcare offered during presentation

Hockomock Area YMCA, 300 Elmwood Street, North Attleborough, MA

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 • 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Presented by: Sarah Cordeiro, Grief Support Counselor

RHODE ISLAND

Family Resource Center, 45 Rock Street, Fall River, MA

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 • 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Presented by: Sarah Cordeiro, Grief Support Counselor
Childcare offered during presentation

Hockomock Area YMCA, 300 Elmwood Street, North Attleborough, MA

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 • 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Presented by: Sarah Cordeiro, Grief Support Counselor

HopeHealth, 1085 North Main Street, Providence, RI

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 • 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Presented by: Alex Zima, Grief Support Counselor

Tockwotton on the Waterfront, 500 Waterfront Drive, East Providence, RI

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 • 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
Presented by: Diane Lambert, Grief Support Counselor

Hambly House, 30 Red Cross Avenue, Newport, RI

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 • 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Presented by: Bettina Brothers, Grief Support Counselor

HopeHealth, 143 Main Street, Wakefield, RI

Thursday, November 14, 2019 • 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Presented by: Bettina Brothers, Grief Support Counselor

To register, call the Center for Hope & Healing at (888) 528-9077. Drop-ins welcome.

General Grief Support Groups

MASSACHUSETTS

Brockton, MA

HopeHealth, 1324 Belmont Street, Suite 202
Tuesdays 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.
November 19, December 17

Fall River, MA

Family Resource Center at Family Service Association
45 Rock Street

Mondays 4:30 – 6:00 p.m.
November 25, December 16

North Attleboro, MA

The Branches of North Attleboro
40 Robert F. Toner Boulevard

Thursdays 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
November 25, December 30

RHODE ISLAND

Cumberland, RI

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

East Greenwich, RI

Atria at Harborhill, 159 Division Street
Tuesdays, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
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.
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.
November 20, December 18

Lincoln, RI

Atria Lincoln Place, 612 George Washington Highway
Monthly, Mondays, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.
November 25, December 16

North Kingstown, RI

Beechwood North Kingstown Senior Center, 44 Beach Street
Monthly, Fridays, 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.
November 15, December 13

Wakefield, RI

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

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

Wednesdays 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
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.
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, Wednesdays, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
November 13, December 11

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)
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)
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.
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.
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.
Second Six-Week Series: November 6, November 13, November 20, December 4, December 11, December 18

Massachusetts

Fall River, MA

Family Resource Center at Family Service Association, 45 Rock Street
Thursdays 4 - 5:30 p.m.
November 7 and 21, December 5 and 19

Loss of Parent

Rhode Island

Providence, RI

Swan Point Cemetery, 585 Blackstone Boulevard
Monthly, Mondays, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
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.
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.
September 12

Mansfield, MA

Mansfield Public Library, 255 Hope Street
Wednesdays, 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
November 13

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.
November 4, December 2

Fall River, MA

Family Resource Center at Family Service Association, 45 Rock Street
Thursdays 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
November 14, December 12

Rhode Island

Providence, RI

HopeHealth Hulitar Hospice Center, 1085 North Main Street, Providence, RI
Mondays 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
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.
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.
November 20, December 18

Caregiver Support Groups

HopeHealth offers a general caregiver support group and multiple dementia caregiver support groups throughout Massachusetts and Rhode Island. These groups provide a supportive environment to share and learn with people who understand what you're going through. Learn more here.

Rhode Island 

General Caregiver Support Group

Providence, RI

HopeHealth Hulitar Hospice Center, 1085 North Main Street
Wednesdays, 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
November 6, December 4, January 8, February 5, March 4, April 1, May 6

Dementia Caregiver Support Groups

Barrington, RI

Atria Bay Spring Village
147 Bay Spring Avenue
Mondays, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
September 16, October 21, November 18, December 16

Greenville, RI

The Village at Waterman Lake
715 Putnam Pike
Thursdays, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.
October 3, November 7, December 5

Newport, RI

Hambly House
30 Red Cross Avenue
Tuesdays, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
October 8, November 12, December 10

Providence, RI

Steere House Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
100 Borden Street
Thursdays, 4:30 – 6:00 p.m.
October 10, November 14, December 12

Warwick, RI

All American Assisted Living at Warwick
55 Tollgate Hill Farm Road
Mondays, 2:30 - 4:00 p.m.
October 14, November 11, and December 9

Massachusetts 

Dementia Caregiver Support Groups

Attleboro, MA

Garden Place Healthcare
193 Pleasant Street
Mondays, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.
October 7, November 4, December 2

Fall River, MA

Family Resource Center
45 Rock Street
Fridays, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
September 20, October 4 & 18, November 1 & 15, December 6 & 20

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