For a list of current groups held at Newton-Wellesley Hospital, please call Carefinder at 617-243-6566 or visit www.nwh.org/support.
Whether you have received care from a hospice or not, every hospice has a 13-month, follow-up program available to all families following the death of a loved one. The programs include mailings, support groups and individual counseling/referrals.
To locate a hospice near you visit the Hospice and Palliative Care Federation of MA online and click on Hospice locator.
Samaritans and Samariteens SafePlace offer survivor support groups when coping with loss of a loved one to suicide. 1-877-870-HOPE (4673) or 1-800-252-TEEN (8336). www.samaritanshope.org
National Cancer Institute and local support group locator. www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/pdq/supportivecare/bereavement
Jewish Family and Children’s Services offer non-denominational groups and supports services. 781-647-5327 ext. 1984. www.jfcsboston.org
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Bereavement Groups in your area, contact Bob Linscott 617-522-1292. www.lgbtagingproject.org
Local newspapers list community support groups in your area.
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