- GRIEF SUPPORT
- EVENTS & RESOURCES
- PHYSICIAN REFERRALS
Hope’s grief counselors help adults, teens, and children through the grieving experience. We’ll help you learn to process your feelings and find ways to cope.
Grief follows no standard path or time frame. There is no right way to experience grief. Often, emotions will ebb and flow. Grief can affect you physically, mentally, emotionally, socially, and spiritually. It can leave you with questions such as How long does grief last? Will I always feel this way? Why can’t I sleep? Why don’t I have any energy?
Hope’s grief team helps adults and youth learn to process feelings and find ways to move forward in a positive direction and carry on without your loved one. Grief support is provided by facilitators who listen to how grief is affecting you, help you identify the right support, and help you find meaning in your loss.
Our grief support groups and workshops offer an environment of hope, acceptance, and cooperative learning. We believe:
*** UPDATE 3/30/2020: We have implemented some changes to our grief support services in response to the COVID-19 public health crisis and our region’s shelter-in-place orders:
Counseling is still available to our hospice clients. We offer one-on-one and family meetings as virtual sessions via Zoom remote-conferencing.
For community members who do not have a loved one on our service, we made some adjustments to our support group schedule. The following groups are in session now and at capacity; contact our office to be added to the interest list for the next sessions. These, too, are held via Zoom.
Beginning April 7, we will offer individual grief support sessions via Zoom to the public. Contact our office for information. (925) 829-8770.