Tips for Getting Organized After a Loved One Has Passed
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.
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.
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.|
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.
An information and support resource for, and by widows and widowers.
Hearts Broken for Parents who have Lost a Child
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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
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.
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|
|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|
|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)|
|POS-FFOS provides a publis message board called Suicide Grief Support Forum, email support groups for parents and siblings|
|and memorial websites.|