Bereavement Support

  
 Bereavement Staff
Grief support groups are one way to manage grief. Individual counseling and several support groups are available from Houston Hospice. All support groups are open to the public at no charge.
 
If you or a loved one need help, please call 713-677-7131 to learn more.  
 
 
 
 

Ongoing Adult Grief Support Groups

Grieving is a natural part of healing, and sharing with others can be very helpful. Come listen, share, and be with others who understand. These groups are open-format and provide ongoing support to adults who have experienced loss by death. The groups are facilitated by Houston Hospice staff and volunteers. Registration is not required. (Please allow 4-6 weeks after a death before attending a group.)

Houston:
1st and 3rd Mondays each month
6:30-8 p.m.
At Houston Hospice
1905 Holcombe Blvd.
Houston, TX 77030 (Map)
In the 1st floor family room
Houston:
2nd and 4th Tuesdays each month
1-2:30 p.m.
At Houston Hospice
1905 Holcombe Blvd.
Houston, TX 77030 (Map)
In the 1st floor family room

Time-Limited Adult Grief Support Groups

Life After Loss 
Life After Loss is a six-week grief support group and educational series designed to help people understand the process of grief, assess where they are in the process, and plan for how they will continue to heal. The group is open to anyone who has experienced the loss of a loved one by death. This group does require registration and we ask that you commit to all six group sessions. 
  • For Life After Loss in Houston please call 713-677-7127.
  • A Life After Loss group meets in Wharton at First United Methodist Church of Wharton (1717 Pioneer Avenue, Wharton, TX 77488). The upcoming Wharton series will be Tuesdays, 6-8 p.m. April 25-May 30, 2017 and Thursdays, 6-8 p.m. May 9-June 13, 2017Please call Susan at 281-507-5923 to register. Size is limited so registration is required.
Widow and Widower's Support Group
An ongoing Widow and Widower's Support Group meets in Richmond on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month from 10 a.m. to noon at St. John's United Methodist Church (400 Jackson Street, Richmond, TX 77469). No registration required for this group.
 
Support_GroupHelping Our Pain Ease (H.O.P.E.)
HOPE is a seven-week bereavement support group offered in Sugar Land. Registration is required. This group meets seven consecutive Thursday evenings. Call 281-980-1449 for dates and registration. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
An Empty Place at the Table (Holiday Group)
We understand how difficult grief can be, especially during the holidays. To acknowledge the increased grief that can arrive with the holiday season, Houston Hospice offers a special seminar where you will learn tips to help you cope during this stressful time. During this two-hour seminar you will hear suggestions on coping with family traditions, you'll have an opportunity to share your feelings and fears about the holidays, and connect with others who are experiencing the holidays with a similar Empty Place at the Table.

Empty Place at the Table Houston

  • Each November (date TBA) from 6:30- 8:30 p.m.
  • Each November (date TBA) from 1-3 p.m.

In the First Floor Family Room

Houston Hospice Patient Care Center

1905 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77018

To register call 713-677-7127 for the Houston sessions

 

Empty Place at the Table El Campo

  • Each November (date TBA) from 10 a.m.-12 Noon 

1102 North Mechanic St., El Campo, TX 77437

To Register call 713-677-7155 for the El Campo sessions.