Grief Support

We offer a safe place to find hope and healing with personalized grief support.

 

When you are grieving the loss of a loved one, you need your Community more than ever. Community Home Health & Hospice offers a safe place to find hope and healing with personalized, free support open to everyone in the community not just those touched by hospice.

Anyone who has lost a loved one through an accident, violence, suicide, natural causes or military activity may participate. All support services are free of charge and facilitated by staff and volunteers with specialized grief training.

We provide grief support groups in Cowlitz County and Clark County as well as Camp Cedars, a youth summer camp. For more information contact GriefSupport@chhh.org or 360.703.0300.

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COVID-19 Guidelines

As the state guidelines concerning public gatherings has moved into a new phase, we are currently able to hold grief groups for up to 10 people at this time. We ask that you register prior to coming to a group, this will allow us to ensure we can accommodate each participant and uphold social distancing

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Our Programs

Walk Through Grief

Six Week Educational Course

We are now offering a 6-week educational group on grief. This will give attendees the vocabulary and an understanding of grief to make the support groups more impactful. Recommended for people 3-6 months after the loss of a loved one. Preregistration Required.

Click here to register – Walk Through Grief

Grief Recovery Method

Eight Week Educational Course

This 8-week, small Tuesday support session provides tools to process grief caused by loss. This method utilizes written material and assignments, offering new avenues to express and process your grief. Preregistration Required.

Click here to register – Grief Recovery Method

Survivors of Suicide Loss

Eight Week Course

This 8-week, small group support session is focused on the profound grieving process of suicide bereavement. The group is led by experienced medical social workers. Once started, sessions are closed to allow for a safe emotional setting. Preregistration is required.

Click here to register – Survivors of Suicide Loss

Bereavement Book Club

Monthly Casual Group

Join us for our new Bereavement Book Club. This casual monthly group meets to discuss books centered on grief. Click the link below for the book list along with dates, times, summaries and registration form. Preregistration requested.

Bereavement Book Club Dates and Registration

Support Groups

Children’s Support (Elementary School)

These services help children learn how to share their feelings and cope with grief and loss. Through remembering activities and creative play, children learn to talk about their grief in safe ways. Children enrolled have the opportunity to attend Camp Cedars in the summer. Preregistration is required.

Click here to register – Children’s Intake Form

Teen Support (Middle/High School)

Teens face special challenges in grieving because they are still maturing mentally and emotionally. At the teen grief support group, they can connect with other teenagers who understand what they are going through. At group, teens enjoy playing pool, socializing, recreational activities and outings. Teens enrolled have the opportunity to attend Camp Cedars in the summer. Preregistration is required.

Click here to register – Teen’s Intake Form

Adult Support

At the adult grief support group, friendly, caring people participate in supporting each other through one of life’s most difficult experiences. Participants share as much or as little of their story as they want–and others listen without judgment. Adults may drop in on a couple of sessions to see if a group is right for them. Preregistration is required.

Click here to register – Adult Intake Form

Grief Presentations/Support

At Community Home Health & Hospice, we also care for staff who provide support to patients, residents and their loved ones. We are available to provide on-site support for facilities, schools and community organizations following a death. We can tailor our support to meet the special needs of your group.
Contact Us

For support group dates, click the following link:

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James Avery Grief Center
1000 12th Avenue
Longview, WA 98632

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Seasons of Hope Grief Center
3102 NE 134th Street
Vancouver, WA 98686

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