Grief Support Programs

Flower with wordsThroughout the year, Calvert Hospice offers several support programs for those grieving the loss of someone close. Programs typically run 7 – 8 weeks and explore a variety of tools and techniques to aid participants in healing and coping.

Understanding Your Grief – A Course on Finding Hope & Healing Your Heart

An 8-week course designed to help adults who have experienced the death of a loved one within the last two years. Exceptions are made on a case-by-case basis. The course combines education with a support group format. We use the book Understanding Your Grief and the Understanding Your Grief Journal each week.

Location:

The Space
96 Central Square Drive, Prince Frederick
(Behind Outback Steakhouse)

Meetings: Mondays, starting Sept. 11 through Oct. 30 from 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Cost: $50 (includes book and journal) Scholarships are available.
Pre-registration: Required. Download the application here: Understanding Your Grief Registration

‘Til Death Do We Part – A Grief Support Program for Spousal Loss

An 8-week program that will focus on learning to live again after the loss of a spouse. This program will help participants learn coping skills for dealing with grief, develop a support system with others who share a similar experience, and learn about healthy grieving.

Location:

The Space
96 Central Square Drive, Prince Frederick
(Behind Outback Steakhouse)

Meetings: Mondays, starting Sept. 11 through Oct. 30 from 4:30 – 6:00 pm
Cost: $35 (includes resource materials) Scholarships are available.
Pre-registration: Required. Download the application here: Til Death Do We Part Registration

Navigating the Holidays – Coping with Grief During the Holiday Season

Check back for details on our new holiday grief program beginning in November 2017!

Gone But Never Forgotten – Substance Abuse Loss Grief Seminar 

Join us for a FREE seminar that tackles the stigma of substance abuse and overdose loss. Topics include: differences while grieving, how to heal after a substance abuse loss, forgiving yourself and your loved one, and complicated grief. There will also be a Q & A time with Calvert Hospice Bereavement staff.

Location:

The Space
96 Central Square Drive, Prince Frederick
(Behind Outback Steakhouse)

Meetings: Wednesday, September 27 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Cost: FREE
Pre-registration: Required. Contact Tessa Washington at (410) 535-0892, ext. 2201 or twashington@calverthospice.org to reserve your spot.

Gone But Never Forgotten – Substance Abuse Loss Grief Program

An 8-week group that will tackle the stigma of substance abuse and overdose loss. Participants will gain assistance with working through the pain of losing a loved one to addiction, learning to find hope and healing after loss, gaining support from others who have had a similar experience, and identifying healthy ways to grieve.

Location:

The Space
96 Central Square Drive, Prince Frederick
(Behind Outback Steakhouse)

Meetings: Tuesdays, starting Oct. 17 through Dec. 5 from 3:00 – 4:30 pm
Cost: FREE
Pre-registration: Required. Download the application here: Substance Abuse Loss Group application

For more information on Grief Support Programs, contact Tessa Washington at 410-535-0892 ext. 2201 or twashington@calverthospice.org.