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GENERATIONS-HOPE FOR GRIEVING FAMILIES
Designed to support grieving families with children & teens ages 6-18. Compli-mentary dinner followed by separate support groups for parents & children. Meetings from 5:30 – 7:30 pm 9/11, 10/9 & 11/13 at Unity Campus, 2366 Oak Ridge Circle, DePere. Registration required. Contact 338-1111 or 800-990-9249.
For parents and grandparents grieving the loss of a child.
Green Bay – Meetings 3rd Thursday of month at 7pm at First United Methodist Church, 501 Howe St. 7:00 pm, 370-3858, www.TCFGreenBay.org
Support group for people experiencing the death of a loved one.
Green Bay: Pilgrim Lutheran Church:
1731 St. Agnes Dr. Videos and discussions to find comfort and healing from grieving the death of someone close. Registration appreciated. Contact 965-2233 for schedule. New session begins September 8 and will meet most Monday evenings.
GriefShare, Surviving the Holidays will take place on Monday, November 17, 6:30-8:30 pm, at Pilgrim Lutheran Church, 1631 St. Agnes Drive, Green Bay. GriefShare is for anyone who has lost a loved person, and is facing the Thanksgiving and Christmas seasons in the midst of grief. A video with a small group discussion to follow will take place with others who are also in the midst of grief.
THE CARE COMMUNITY
New web site provided by In-Sight Books, Inc. free of charge to any who wish to join. Visit thecarecommunity.com for Grief’s Safe Place for those who have experienced a loss.
LIVING WITH LOSS
Heartland Hospice Support Group:
5 week sessions throughout the year in Green Bay, Shawano & Peshtigo.
For more info on dates and locations, and to register, call bereavement coordinators 336-6455 or 1-866-631-3149.
Asera Care Hospice Support Group:
1294 Lombardi Ave., Green Bay, call Mandy for schedule, 497-4672
NAVIGATING THE WATERS OF GRIEF
Unity Hospice’s Adult Bereavement Support:
Green Bay Area: Unity Office, 2366 Oak Ridge Cr., De Pere; September 9 through October 7 from 6-7:30pm; Registration req., call 338-1111 or 1-800-900-9249.
(Special holiday grief meeting November 18-December 16 from 1:30-3:00 p.m. or 6:00-7:30 p.m.)
Grief Connection: ongoing grief support group for adults that meets the 3rd Thrusday of every month. Upcoming meetings are September 18, October 16, and November 20 from 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Generations: Hope For Grieving Families: Designed to help the whole family, adults, children, and teens. Support group meetings meet the second Thursday of every month from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in De Pere. The upcoming events are September 11, October 9, and November 13.
Women’s Luncheon: monthly on 3rd Wednesday from Noon-1:30pm at a local restaurant for conversation & support. Call 338-1111 for location. Lunch is available for purchase off the menu.
LIVING WITH LOSS
Appleton – Affinity Visiting Nurses Hospice; meetings every 1st Tuesday at 2:30 pm at Thompson Community Center, 820 W. College Ave.
Men Journeying through Grief. Meetings every 1st Wed. at 6-8pm at 816 W. Winneconne Ave., Neenah. Pre-registration is not required, but appreciated for meal planning purposes. Men Only.
Peace through Grief: Looking at the many pieces of life that are affected by a loss; 6-week informational and support program looking at the emotional, physical, spiritual and social aspects of the grief experience.
Call 727-2000 or 1-866-236-8500. for any of above.
For parents who have lost a baby through miscarriage, still birth or early death. McKenna Library, Room 2838 at St. Vincent’s. Upcoming sessions: 9/11, 10/9, and 11/13; at 7pm. 433-8634
Memorial Service, 11/6, 1 pm.
For babies miscarried less than 20 weeks. Allouez Cemetery, Chapel service followed by graveside blessing and reading of names.
Friends, siblings & extended family members welcome. Please contact Lana Reinke or Theresa Shuck at 433-8634.
For family and friends to cope with the loss of a loved one due to suicide. Third Monday of every month 7-8:45pm at Bellin Executive Bldg., 2020 S. Webster; meetings on 9/15, 10/20 and 11/17
Be The Light Walk for Suicide Prevention, Sept. 6th at VoyageurPark, De Pere; 4:30 pm. $5 for registration
International Survivors of Suicide LossDay, Sat. Nov. 15 at BellinHospital, Kresge Center (3rd Floor)’ 8:30 am-2:00 pm; For anyone who has lost someone to suicide, join us for this powerful day of healing. $10 reg. fee includes breakfast and lunch.
Call Mary Doemel, 339-8952.
PULASKI GRIEF SUPPORT
Open to all faiths and all ages. Third Wednesday of month at 6:30 pm. At Assumption B.V.M. in the church basement in St. Clare Room. Enter at the southwest door. No registration required. 822-3223.
CIRCLES OF FAITH GRIEF SUPPORT
One time overview of grief; Wednesday Oct. 1 from 11:00-12:30p.m. in Gillett, and Wednesday, October 22 from 11:00-12:30 p.m. in Marinette. Please call Unity office for exact location of event. Contact: call 338-1111 or 1-800-900-9249.
AURORA GRIEF CARE
Green Bay: For adults; four-week session; Wednesdays from 1-2pm, Aurora Baycare Hospital Chapel, 2845 Greenbrier Road. Call for schedule, 288-3094 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Manitowoc/Two Rivers: Aurora Baycare Hospital: 5000 Memorial Dr., Two Rivers. Call Sheila Hamilton at 920-288-5100 with questions or Sheila.Hamilton@aurora.org. Check in at Hospital Front Desk.
LAKESHORE GRIEF SUPPORT PROGRAMS
All sessions are free and registration is not required. For more information please call Robb Spaulding at 920-320-4232.
Monday, 9/1, 10/6 11/3; 6-7:30 pm.Manitowoc County Office Complex
4319 Expo Drive; Manitowoc, WI 54220
Saturday, 9/13 and 9/27, 10/11 and 10/25, 11/8 and 11/22; 10 am-11:30am; Aurora Medical Center Michigan Conference Room; 5000 Memorial Drive, Two Rivers, WI 54241
Wings of Hope helps families as they grieve the loss of a baby through miscarriage, stillbirth, ectopic pregnancy, or SIDS. Contact Jenny Weier, Grief Facilitator (920) 242-1153
Wednesday, 9/10, 10/8 and 11/12; 7:00 –8:30 p.m.; S.O.S. (Survivors of Suicide) Aurora Medical Center in the Superior Conference Room; Two Rivers. For more information contact Rhonda (920) 901-0779 or St. Peter the Fisherman (920) 793-4531.
ECUMENICAL GRIEF SUPPORT
Healing Your Grieving Heart: Ecumenical grief support sponsored by Resurrection and St. Matthew parishes.
Upcoming sessions: Oct. 16, 23, 30, 11/6 and 13 at Resurrection from 6:30-8:00pm. Parish Contacts: Sheila DeLuca at 336-7768 or Ann Froelich at 435-6811.
Journey Through Grief For all those who have suffered the death of a loved one, offered by St. Bernard Church. Sessions are offered on Tuesday evenings from 7-8:30pm. Upcoming sessions: Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28 and Nov. 4. To register, please call Sr. Caroline Castellini, OP, 468-4811, ext. 103. No fee.
DEPERE COMMUNITY CENTER
Grief support groups will be held the second Monday of every month at the DePere Community Center at 600 Grant St. DePere, WI 54115. Upcoming sessions are 9/8, 10/13 & 11/10 from 5:30-6:30pm.
LET’S TALK GRIEF
Based on Hospice Advantage’s Healthy Grieving Model. An open discussion group-all are welcome. Held at Harmony Café, 1660 W. Mason St. in Green Bay (10/28) and Harmony Café, 233 E. College Ave in Appleton (9/23 & 11/25) from 6-8 p.m. Call Pam Sengstock at 321-2004 for more information.
LIFE AFTER LOSS: HOPE THROUGH HEALING
Meetings are held the 4th Monday of every month at 3 p.m. in the First Floor Conferene Room at Golden Living Center-Village Gardens, 1640 Shawano Ave. Upcoming meeting dates are October 27th, November 24th, and December 22nd. For more information call 866-268-3203. Sponsored by Golden Living and Asera Care Hospice, but you need not have been involved with either to attend.