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Grief Support Programs

Throughout the year, Calvert Hospice offers several support programs for those grieving the loss of someone close.
Programs typically run 6 – 8 weeks and explore a variety of tools and techniques to aid participants in healing and coping.

Living with Loss Through the Holidays

For many years, Chesapeake Life Center’s popular Living with Loss through the Holidays workshops have helped adults grieving a loss get through a difficult time of the year.

The season begins with an adult workshop hosted by Calvert Hospice, an affiliate brand of Hospice of the Chesapeake. It will be held from 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Burnett Calvert Hospice House, 4559 Sixes Road, Prince Frederick, Maryland.

Led by grief professionals, participants can join in group activities that help them find a way to honor the memory of their loved ones while still granting themselves permission to grieve.

The cost is $10 per person. Registration is required and can be completed by calling 1-888-501-7077 or emailing

Gone Without Me – A Grief Support Program for Spousal Loss

A 6-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. To register, you can complete the online form and payment form below, or download and print the registration form and mail with payment.

Location: TBD

Meetings: Dates TBD
Cost: $50 (includes resource materials) Scholarships are available.
Pre-registration: Required. Registration dates for the next session will be released soon. Please contact Trish Watson if you are interested in attending our next session.

A Journey Through Grief – A Course on Finding Hope & Healing Your Heart

A 6-week program that focuses on each person’s unique journey through grief. We use the book Understanding Your Grief and the Understanding Your Grief Journal each week. Topics include factors that make grief unique, common thoughts and feelings while grieving, treating yourself with compassion, and expressing your thoughts and feelings through the journaling process. To register, fill out the form below and click the button to make your payment online.

Location: TBD

Meetings: TBD
Cost: $50 (includes book and journal) Scholarships are available.
Pre-registration: Required. 

Individual Grief Support Sessions

Our Bereavement Coordinator offers free sessions of individual grief support for families of hospice patients after their loved one dies. Four sessions of grief counseling are also available for community members for $35 per session. These sessions are not grief therapy. During individual grief support sessions, clients receive tools and techniques to help cope with loss and aid in healing. Please fill out the online form below, and our Bereavement Coordinator will contact you with further information.

Include relationship to the deceased and date of death

For more information on Grief Support Programs, contact Trish Watson at 410-535-0892 ext. 2201 or