Grief Support

The weeks and months following the death of a loved one are difficult. During this time, people experience many different feelings, and sometimes changes to sleeping and eating habits and energy levels. Each person's grief experience is unique and there is a wide range of "normal." Our agency can support you through this challenging time. 

Services Include:

  • Bereavement assessment
  • Support throughout the hospice stay for funeral/memorial service planning
  • Grief educational materials and community resources provided to the bereaved
  • Cards, letters, and telephone calls offering support
  • One-on-one visits provided by staff or bereavement volunteers
  • Community memorial services
  • Grief Support Groups (see below)

Facilitated Groups

Parent Circle | Online Program Second Tuesday of Each Month | 6 - 7:15 p.m.

A monthly mutual support group for parents who have suffered the death of a child at any age to any circumstance and whether the loss was recent or some time ago.
Parents are encouraged to come individually or with partners, spouses, or co-parents to connect and share with other bereaved parents who are thrust into this journey of grief – to listen, to share, to remember, to give and receive support, and to bear witness to each other.

These sessions are offered free of charge. Registration is required and space is limited. Once your registration is confirmed, you will receive a link to the program. Technical instruction is available to participate in the group. 

PHONE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. To register, please call (603) 224-4093, ext. 82828. 

Men's Grief Group | Wesley United Methodist Church (Parlor) Second and Fourth Thursday of Each Month | 9 - 10 a.m.

Men's Grief Group is an informal gathering providing an opportunity for grieving men to connect with each other around the loss of their spouse or life partner. Participants are encouraged to talk about their experiences and struggles with grief and share ideas for coping with loss. 

These programs are offered free of charge. Participants will need to wear masks and be able to maintain social distance. 

Registration is required. Masks required and seating will be spaced.

PHONE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. To register, please call (603) 224-4093, ext. 82828.

Newly Bereaved Support Sessions | Hospice House Third Tuesday of Each Month | 6 - 7:15 p.m.

These support sessions provide grief education and support for adults who have experienced the recent loss of a loved one. Participants learn tools for coping with some of the debilitating physical and emotional aspects of the grieving process and are welcome share their experiences. 

Sessions are offered free of charge.

Registration is required. Masks required and seating will be spaced.

In-person sessions may shift online in case of inclement weather or public health concerns.

PHONE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. To register, please call (603) 224-4093, ext. 82828.