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 call prior to coming to a group, this will allow us to ensure we can accommodate each participant and uphold social distancing. Please check our website, www.chhh.org, for updates. Select the “Learn More” button on the green Coronavirus bar at the top of the home page.

Also, please know that we are available by phone for urgent grief needs: 360-703-0300. If after hours, leave a voicemail and we will call you back the next business day.

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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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Our Programs

Grief Education

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 – Six Week Educational Support

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 facilities, schools and community organizations following a death. We can tailor our support to meet the special needs of your group.

Support Groups

Children’s Support (ages 5-12)

Children may participate in the children’s grief support group and Camp Cedars, a 3-day residential camp in August for children who have been attending our grief support groups. 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. Preregistration is required.

Click here to register – Children’s Intake Form

Teen Support (ages 13-18)

Teens face special challenges in grieving because they are still maturing mentally and emotionally. At a time when they want to be just like their friends, losing a loved one makes them very different. 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. 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 Support Registration Form

Survivors of Suicide Loss

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 Registration Form

For support group dates, click the following links:

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