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Grief Resources

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Grief Resources

The wonderful thing about technology is that it can bring people together from all over the globe to make it easier for you to find information and support networks in your time of need. The following are some of the tools available to assist you in your healing journey. If you’re still having trouble locating helpful information or finding what you need, contact us to discuss other resources and find a personalized solution to support you on the road to recovery.

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Grief Share

GriefShare is a group of people who will walk beside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. You don’t have to go through the grieving process alone. GriefShare seminars and support groups are led by people who understand what you are experiencing and want to help. You’ll gain access to valuable GriefShare resources to help you recover from your loss and look forward to rebuilding your life.

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EVANSVILLE AREA GRIEF SUPPORT GROUPS



Aseracare Hospice Bereavement Group

Open support group with set topics for discussion. Meetings held in Petersburg, Indiana and Newburgh, Indiana. For dates and times call FRED DENTON; 812-858-1032.



Alzheimer's Support

Memory Café is a monthly social group providing a safe, comfortable environment where people with memory loss and their care partners can enjoy time together and remain socially engaged with others traveling the same journey. Designed for people with memory loss and their caregivers. Registration required for all programs.

Meets the 2nd Wednesday of the month from 2:00 - 3:30 PM at 701 N. Weinbach Ave., Evansville, IN

Please call 1-800-272-3900 to register.



DEACONESS HOSPICE OPEN SUPPORT GROUP        
This group offers a comfortable environment to gather and talk about their thoughts and feelings surrounding
the loss of a loved one. Meetings are held every other Tuesday of each month from 2:00pm - 3:00pm   
 at Linda E White Hospice House in the upstairs meeting room at 611 Harriet St., Evansville, IN.    
For more information call 812-450-7018.              


Deaconess Lunch Bunch

Social opportunity for bereaved that need to get out, meet new people and have a little fun. Lunch is the 1st Friday of each month at 1:00PM at various restaurants in the Evansville area.

For this month's restaurant location, call TINA HALE; 812-450-7037.

 

DEACONESS CROCHET GROUP            
On the 2nd Wednesday of every month at 3:00pm, all are welcome to work on lap blankets to honor veterans, which
are given to the veteran patients when they are presented with a pin and certificate for service to our country.  
The meetings are held at Linda E White Hospice House in the upstiars meeting room.  Please call 812-450-7037 
for more information.                

 

THE GOOD GRIEF PATROL            
This group meets quarterly on a Saturday from 10:30 am to 2:00 pm.  There will be boxed lunches for all and 
at least one parent must accompany the children.  You can register for this activity based group by calling
Jillian Brinkley at 812-423-4477 or Tina Hale at 812-450-7037.        

Grief Share

This grief recovery support group is a special weekly seminar/support group for people grieving the death of someone of your loss. Check out group meetings at any of the following locations: (Call for times and locations.) You can also search for groups by entering your zip code on the website www.griefshare.com.

  • Blue Grass United Methodist Church, 42140 Petersburg Rd., Evansville, IN. (812-867-3997)
  • Christian Fellowship Church, 4100 Millersburg Rd., Evansville, IN. (812-867-6464)
  • Crossroads Christian Church, 10800 Outer Lincoln Ave., Newburgh, IN. (812-858-0660)
  • Crossroads Christian Church West, 2240 Bismark Ave., Evansville, IN. (812-518-1433)
  • Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 2301 N. Stockwell Rd., Evansville, IN. Sue Kroupa (812-449-3740)
  • Trinity Anglican Church, 620 Kimber Lane, Evansville, IN. (812-550-2467)


Heritage Hospice Life Support

Heritage Hospice offers real life support and encouragement to the grieving at 3 convenient locations. For additional information call TARA POWELL; 812-475-9712.

  • Newburgh Healthcare
    1st Monday of each month at 2:30PM, 10466 Pollack Ave., Newburgh, IN. (812-853-2931)
  • West River Health Campus
    1st Wednesday of each month at 2:30PM, 714 S. Eickhoff Rd., Evansville, IN. (812-985-9878)
  • Mt. Vernon Rehabilitation
    2nd Wednesday of each month at 2:30PM, 1415 Country Club Rd., Mt. Vernon, IN. (812-838-6554)


Survivors of Suicide

For individuals who have lost a loved one to suicide. 1st and 3rd Monday/month from 6:30PM-8:00PM at Methodist Temple, 2109 Lincoln Ave., Evansville, IN on the 2nd floor. Call Mental Health America 812-426-2640.



Widownet

An information and support resource for, and by widows and widowers.



Hearts Broken for Parents who have Lost a Child

Visit our Facebook page
Group meets every 3rd Thursday of the month, 4400 Washington Ave., Suite 305, Evansville, IN at 6:30pm
Call us: Kathy Wilson: 812-449-4733 or Christina Hardin: 812-598-9894



Compassionate Friends

National non-profit, self-help support group for families grieving the death of a child of any age, from any cause. Call us toll free at 1-877-969-0010.



National SIDS and Infant Loss Support

Provides research, education, and support for families dealing with SIDS. Call us toll free at 1-239-431-5425
Early pregnancy loss, stillbirth, or newborn death. www.nationalshareoffice.com or call 1-800-821-6819.

NATIONAL SIDS and INFANT LOSS SUPPORT          
Provides research, education, and support for families dealing with SIDS.          
Call toll free 1-239-431-5425 or go to www.sids.org.            
Early pregnancy loss, stillbirth, or newborn death. Www.nationalshareoffice.com or call 1-800-821-6819.    
                       
ALLIANCE OF HOPE FOR SURVIVORS            
https://allianceofhope.org                  
Alliance of Hope for Survivors provides information, personal stories from survivors, a blog, and a community forum.              
Through the forum, survivors can contact others with similar losses, share their stories, and discuss healing from a loss by 
suicide. The forum operates as a 24/7 support group supervised by a mental health clinician and moderated   

by trained loss survivors.

 

                 
FRIENDS FOR SURVIVAL                
https://friendsforsurvival.org                  
Friends for survival runs the suicide loss helpline (1-800-646-7322) and offers many informational resources for survivors
of suicide loss and professionals who work with them, including a monthly newlstter.  It has also published the guide
Pathways to Purpose and Hope, which provides information on building a community-based suicide survivor support program.
                       
PARENTS OF SUICIDES AND FRIENDS AND FAMILIES OF SUICIDES (POS-FFOS)
https://www.pos-ffos.com                  
POS-FFOS provides a publis message board called Suicide Grief Support Forum, email support groups for parents and siblings
and memorial websites.                  

 

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