Grief Support

Local Support Groups

Taylor Hospice
Contact: Joyce Carnall
(610) 521-5822
A Widow and Widower group for individuals 55 and under meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 6:30 PM. A similar group for Widows and Widowers 55 and older, meets the last Tuesday of each month at 6:30 PM. Call for location and directions.

Crozer Hospice
Contact: Leslie Eames
(610) 447-2399 or (610) 447-2158

Main Line YMCA, Berwyn PA
Contact: Sandra King
(610) 896-5720
A young Widow and Widower’s group meets the 2nd Thursday of each month. Call for location, time and directions.

Church of the Redeemer, Springfield, PA
Contact: Mrs. Gallagher
(610) 534-0681
To Live Again – A widow and widowers group meets once a month for social organization, support and friendship. Other outreach groups meet during the month. Call for location, time and directions.

Wissahickon Hospice
Contact: Barbara Davis
(215) 247-0277
A group for adult children who lost a parent. Call for location, time and directions.

Riddle Memorial Hospital – Grief Support Groups
Contact: Carol
(610) 891-3560
The grief support group meets the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th Thursdays of each month at 10:00 AM at the Riddle Community Education Center, Outpatient Pavillion. Pre-registration is not required.

Providing comfort during a time of loss

Web Resources

Center for Loss and Life Transition Website
A private organization dedicated to furthering our understanding of and compassion for the complex set of emotions we call grief. Dedicated to helping both the bereaved, by walking with them in their unique life journeys, and bereavement caregivers, by serving as their educational liaison and professional forum.

Crisis, Grief and Healing Website
A place where men and women can discuss, chat or browse to understand the many different paths to heal strong emotions. Resources on the site include excerpts from author Tom Golden’s books on healing from loss.

GriefNet Website
GriefNet is an Internet community of persons dealing with grief, death, and major loss. They have many email support groups. Their integrated approach to online grief support provides help to people working through loss and grief issues of all kinds.

Willowgreen Website
A leading provider of information and inspiration in the areas of illness and dying, loss and grief, healthy caregiving, life transition, and spirituality.

Grief and Loss Website
Grief support information and resources from the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP).

Growth House Website
An international gateway to resources for life-threatening illness and end of life issues. Hypertext topic pages link to sites around the world. Links to hospice and home care, bereavement, death with dignity, AIDS, and related topics in life-threatening illness.

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization Website
Committed to improving end of life care and expanding access to hospice care with the goal of profoundly enhancing quality of life for people dying in America and their loved ones.