Bereavement Counseling

Description: Programs that provide emotional support, problem-solving assistance, information and guidance for people who have recently lost a loved one. Included are counseling programs for widows and widowers, children who have lost a parent, parents who have lost a child and people who are in other similar situations. (AIRS RP-1400.8000-100)

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American Fork, UT

28 South 1100 East, Ste. C
American Fork, UT 84003
Phone: 801-763-0101
Address: 28 South 1100 East, Ste. C
American Fork, UT 84003
Phone: 801-763-0101
Fax: (801) 763-0111
Eligibility: Terminal diagnosis within 6 months
Services Provided: Providing bereavement support, home care, and hospice.
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Last Updated: 6/23/2016
43 North 100 East
American Fork, UT 84003
Phone: 801-960-2684
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Address: 43 North 100 East
American Fork, UT 84003
Phone: 801-960-2684
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Eligibility: Geared toward youth ages 3-18, grieving the loss of a family member, but adult groups are also available.
Services Provided: Provides peer support groups for grieving children and their families.
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Last Updated: 4/13/2017

Brigham City, UT

205 South 100 East, Myers Mortuary
Myers Mortuary
Brigham City, UT 84302
Phone: 435-720-3174
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Organization Name: The Compassionate Friends
Address: 205 South 100 East, Myers Mortuary
Myers Mortuary
Brigham City, UT 84302
Phone: 435-720-3174
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Email: nationaloffice@compassionatefriends.org
Eligibility: Anyone suffering the loss of a child
Services Provided: Assists families toward the positive resolution of grief following the death of a child of any age and to provide information to help others be supportive.
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Last Updated: 1/11/2018

Cedar City, UT

3864 West 1425 North
Cedar City, UT 84721
Phone: 435-592-3210
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Organization Name: Share Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support
Address: 3864 West 1425 North
Cedar City, UT 84721
Phone: 435-592-3210
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Eligibility: For those who have been affected by infant loss.
Services Provided: Pregnancy and infant loss support to help bereaved parents.
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Last Updated: 4/11/2017

Draper, UT

14303 South Tumbleweed Way
Draper, UT 84020
Phone: 801-272-5355
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Organization Name: Share Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support
Address: 14303 South Tumbleweed Way
Draper, UT 84020
Phone: 801-272-5355
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Eligibility: Must have personal experience of loss of an infant, miscarriage until approximately 4 months. Must be at least 18 months since loss.
Services Provided: Provides pregnancy and infant loss support to help bereaved parents.
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Last Updated: 3/7/2018

Farmington, UT

PO Box 618
Farmington, UT 84025
Phone: 801-451-3200
Address: PO Box 618
Farmington, UT 84025
Phone: 801-451-3200
Fax: 801-451-3202
Eligibility: Mortician must be the one to contact the County.
Services Provided: 1. Indigent Burial
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Last Updated: 6/23/2010

Layton, UT

2317 North Hill Field Road Ste 103
Layton, UT 84041
Phone: 801-525-4645
Organization Name: Aspire, A Network of Independent Counseling Professionals, LLC.
Address: 2317 North Hill Field Road Ste 103
Layton, UT 84041
Phone: 801-525-4645
Fax: 801-779-7808
Languages Spoken: Spanish Services Available
Eligibility: Ages 3-100 Self-pay Health Insurance: Altius, Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, DMBA, United, WISE, PEHP, UNIBHN, Health Utah, Multi-Plan
Wheelchair Accessible: No
Services Provided: Outpatient individual mental health therapy
Outpatient family therapy
Outpatient group therapy

Spanish Services Available

Issues Treated:
Fear, worry & anxiety; obsession/compulsions
Sadness, hopelessness, & depression
Rule breaking, defiance, & "acting out"
Drug & alcohol use
Eating & body image problems
Mental health problems with co-existing chronic medical conditions
Provider Profiles: MFT
Approaches Used:
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT)
Family Therapy Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
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Last Updated: 6/13/2017
2684 North 277 East
Layton, UT 84040
Phone: 801-394-5556
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Address: 2684 North 277 East
Layton, UT 84040
Phone: 801-394-5556
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Services Provided: Support groups sponsored by Leavitt's Mortuary. Meet second Tuesday of each month in Leavitt's Community room, volunteers provide outreach services.
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Last Updated: 9/10/2014
1600 Antelope Drive
Layton, UT 84041
Phone: 801-544-1159
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Organization Name: Share Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support
Address: 1600 Antelope Drive
Layton, UT 84041
Phone: 801-544-1159
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Eligibility: Anyone who has lost a baby through miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, stillbirth, newborn, or infant death is welcome to utilize Utah Share services, and attend support meetings and other events. Children should not attend, separate meetings are held for them
Services Provided: A volunteer effort of concerned parents and healthcare professionals working together to help families who have experienced pregnancy or infant loss.
Children should not attend, separate meetings are held for them.
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Last Updated: 3/7/2018

Logan, UT

500 East 1400 North
Logan Regional Hospital
Logan, UT 84341
Phone: 435-753-0687
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Organization Name: Share Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support
Address: 500 East 1400 North
Logan Regional Hospital
Logan, UT 84341
Phone: 435-753-0687
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Eligibility: Anyone who has lost a baby through miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, stillbirth, newborn, or infant death is welcome to utilize Share Parents services, and attend support meetings and other events.
Services Provided: A volunteer effort of concerned parents and healthcare professionals working together to help families who have experienced pregnancy or infant loss. Meetings held at Logan Regional Hospital.
Provider Profiles: Meetings held at Logan Regional Hospital.
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Last Updated: 4/11/2017

Murray, UT

Organization Name: Doty Education Center, Intermountain Medical Center
Address: 5121 South Cottonwood Street
Murray, UT 84107
Phone: 801-507-7000
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Eligibility: anyone coping with loss, no cost.
Services Provided: Classes are ongoing, no registration required.
Provider Profiles: 2nd and 4th W, 5:30 - 7 pm
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Last Updated: 2/2/2015

Ogden, UT

1724 East 5600 South
Ogden, UT 84403
Phone: 801-476-1127
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Address: 1724 East 5600 South
Ogden, UT 84403
Phone: 801-476-1127
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Eligibility: Background check may be required
Services Provided: A support center for children and adults who are grieving the loss of someone they love because of divorce, separation, or a death. Also provide support groups for children in foster care.
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Last Updated: 3/27/2018
4401 Harrison Boulevard
McKay Dee Hospital
Ogden, UT 84403
Phone: 801-394-2248
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Organization Name: The Compassionate Friends
Address: 4401 Harrison Boulevard
McKay Dee Hospital
Ogden, UT 84403
Phone: 801-394-2248
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Eligibility: Anyone who has lost a child-- parents, siblings, family friends
Services Provided: The Compassionate Friends assist families (parents, siblings, etc) toward the positive resolution of grief following the death of a child of any age, and provide information to help others be supportive.
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Last Updated: 3/13/2018
845 Washington Boulevard
Ogden, UT 84404
Phone: 801-399-5613
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Address: 845 Washington Boulevard
Ogden, UT 84404
Phone: 801-399-5613
Fax: 801-399-5624
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Eligibility: Open to the public; do not need to be customer of Myers Mortuary.
Wheelchair Accessible: Complete
Services Provided: Offers monthly bereavement support groups and a five-week Good Grief Program in the spring and fall.
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Last Updated: 4/4/2018

Orem, UT

Provo, UT

151 S University Avenue Rm 1417
Provo, UT 84606
Phone: 385-201-4896
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Organization Name: The Compassionate Friends Utah County
Address: 151 S University Avenue Rm 1417
Provo, UT 84606
Phone: 385-201-4896
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Eligibility: Member or friend of a family that has experienced the death of a child
Services Provided: Provides support groups for members of families (or friends) who have recently experienced the death of a child.
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Last Updated: 8/2/2016
1134 North 500 West Rm 6
Provo, UT 84604
Phone: 801-372-3523
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Address: 1134 North 500 West Rm 6
Provo, UT 84604
Phone: 801-372-3523
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Eligibility: Friends and family members affected by suicide.
Services Provided: Provides support groups for individuals who have lost loved ones to suicide.
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Last Updated: 4/16/2018

Roy, UT

2881 West 4450 South
Roy, UT 84067
Phone: 800-221-SIDS
Address: 2881 West 4450 South
Roy, UT 84067
Phone: 800-221-SIDS
Eligibility: Anyone
Services Provided: 1. Support group meets on the third Thur. of every month, 6:30 pm, at Weber County Library Southwest Branch, Roy.
3. Information & referral.
4. Peer support group.
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Last Updated: 3/29/2018

Salt Lake City, UT

10 South 2000 East
U of U College of Nursing
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Phone: 801-585-9522
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Address: 10 South 2000 East
U of U College of Nursing
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Phone: 801-585-9522
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Eligibility: Have had a loss of a loved one. Anyone can attend the 8 week grief groups. Children's groups are for children ages 7 to 11 years. Adolescent groups are for teens ages 12 to 17.
Wheelchair Accessible: Complete
Services Provided: Offers a number of bereavement support groups, each tailored for a specific kind of grief. Groups are 8 weeks in length and are offered three times a year. The focus of these groups is on "adjusting to the death of a family member or close friend." Separate groups are available for children and adolescents.
Provider Profiles: Classes offered in three locations: University of Utah College of Nursing, Greenwood Health Center, Parkway-Orem Health Center.

Each group led by health care professionals with degrees in social work, psychiatric nursing or professional counseling with a fee of $50 (scholarships available).
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Last Updated: 3/27/2018
1070 Foothill Drive
Zion Lutheran Church
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
Phone: 801-268-9444
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Organization Name: The Compassionate Friends
Address: 1070 Foothill Drive
Zion Lutheran Church
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
Phone: 801-268-9444
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Eligibility: Open to parents, grandparents, friends, significant others, or adolescent siblings who have lost someone.
Services Provided: Support group for families who have lost a child through death (regardless of cause).
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Last Updated: 3/13/2018
36 South State Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Phone: 801-698-4486
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Organization Name: Intermountain Healthcare - Utah County
Address: 36 South State Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Phone: 801-698-4486
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Eligibility: Any parent who has an unborn child with a fatal condition - the child will not survive after birth.
Services Provided: Angel Watch provides support and counseling service free of charge to families who receive a possibly lethal diagnosis for their unborn baby. This program is available at most Intermountain Healthcare, MountStar, and U of U hospitals and facilities.
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Last Updated: 5/9/2017
Organization Name: Primary Children's Hospital, Intermountain Healthcare
Address: 100 N Mario Capecchi Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84113
Phone: 801-662-3770
Eligibility: Any child and their family experiencing a life-threatening illness.
Services Provided: A pediatric palliative care program, Rainbow Kids is a consultation service available to any child and their family experiencing a life-threatening illness. The program is here to help both the child and family deal with feelings, symptoms, and concerns during a time that may be confusing and overwhelming. The palliative care team includes pediatricians, pediatric nurse practitioners, a social worker, an interfaith chaplain, and a continuum of care coordinator.
Provider Profiles: Dr. Joan Sheetz, MD
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Last Updated: 5/22/2018
1695 East 3300 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84106
Phone: 801-466-6730
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Address: 1695 East 3300 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84106
Phone: 801-466-6730
Fax: 801-466-0422
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Eligibility: Ages 3 - 18 and parents of children participating in the program
Wheelchair Accessible: Entry and Bathroom(s)
Services Provided: Provides grief support groups for children 3 to 18 years of age and their parents.
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Last Updated: 4/25/2018
1111 Brickyard Rd Ste 107
Salt Lake City, UT 84106
Phone: 801-467-7772
Address: 1111 Brickyard Rd Ste 107
Salt Lake City, UT 84106
Phone: 801-467-7772
Fax: 801-475-5235
Services Provided: Vistacare's "Circle of Care"
1. An interdisciplinary team specializing in end of life care.
2. You, the patient and family, lead the team
3. Our members are experts in pain and symptom management.

Hospice services are a Medicare benefit:
1. This means your loved one in entitled to hospice are. Medicare covers our care, if your loved one has Medicare Part A.
2. The Medicare hospice benefit offers 4 levels of care to patients who qualify, including inpatient care and continuous crisis care.
3. Medicaid and most insurance plans also cover hospice services.

Bereavement Support for customers and the general public. 1-866-317-8921
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Last Updated: 6/11/2013

Santaquin, UT

364 North State Road Rm 10
Santaquin, UT 84655
Phone: 801-471-7011
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Organization Name: The Compassionate Friends
Address: 364 North State Road Rm 10
Santaquin, UT 84655
Phone: 801-471-7011
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Email: dchriste@nuskin.com
Eligibility: Member or friend of a family that has experienced the death of a child.
Services Provided: Provides support groups for parents, grandparents and adult siblings who have recently experienced the death of a child.
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Last Updated: 3/13/2018
63 East Main
Old Public Safety Building
Santaquin, UT 84655
Phone: 801-754-3746
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Address: 63 East Main
Old Public Safety Building
Santaquin, UT 84655
Phone: 801-754-3746
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Services Provided: The mission of The Compassionate Friends is to assist families toward the positive resolution of grief following the death of a child of any age and to provide information to help others be supportive.
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Last Updated: 1/22/2015
364 North State Road Rm 198
Santaquin, UT 84655
Phone: 801-455-4536
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Organization Name: The Compassionate Friends Utah County
Address: 364 North State Road Rm 198
Santaquin, UT 84655
Phone: 801-455-4536
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Eligibility: Member or friend of a family that has experienced the death of a child.
Services Provided: Provides support groups for members of families (or friends) who have recently experienced the death of a child.
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Last Updated: 8/2/2016

South Jordan, UT

11100 South Redwood Road
American Heritage School
South Jordan, UT 84095
Phone: 801-302-0220
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Address: 11100 South Redwood Road
American Heritage School
South Jordan, UT 84095
Phone: 801-302-0220
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Eligibility: Children, adolescents and their family members who have suffered the death of a loved one.
Services Provided: Provides support for children, teens, young adults and their families following a death through peer support groups, training and education. The center incorporates an interfaith component, encouraging participants to use their own faith as a valuable resource for hope and healing. We also help families with anticipatory grief (a loved one who is dying.) There is no cost. Each group meets twice a month. Groups meet according to their specific loss.
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Last Updated: 6/6/2017

South Ogden, UT

Organization Name: A Center for Grieving Children
Address: 1724 East 5600 South
South Ogden, UT 84403
Phone: 801-771-8476
Eligibility: Anyone who has lost a friend or family member to suicide.
Services Provided: Group peer support counseling for survivors of suicide.
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Last Updated: 9/10/2014

St. George, UT

1490 East Foremaster Drive Ste 340
St. George, UT 84790
Phone: 435-628-1569
Address: 1490 East Foremaster Drive Ste 340
St. George, UT 84790
Phone: 435-628-1569
Fax: 801-262-2872
Eligibility: Terminal diagnosis within 6 months
Services Provided: Providing bereavement support, home care, and hospice.



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Last Updated: 5/16/2014
611 North 2450 East
Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church
St. George, UT 84790
Phone: 435-574-7577
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Organization Name: The Compassionate Friends
Address: 611 North 2450 East
Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church
St. George, UT 84790
Phone: 435-574-7577
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Eligibility: Members or friends of a family who have experienced the death of a child.
Services Provided: Provides support groups for members of families, or friends, who have recently experienced the death of a child.
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Last Updated: 3/13/2018
1380 East Medical Center Drive
St. George, UT 84790
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Address: 1380 East Medical Center Drive
St. George, UT 84790
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Last Updated: 9/10/2014

Tooele, UT

2055 N Main Street
Tooele, UT 84074
Phone: 435-248-5483
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Address: 2055 N Main Street
Tooele, UT 84074
Phone: 435-248-5483
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Eligibility: Anyone contemplating suicide or who has lost a family member or friend to suicide.
Services Provided: Provides awareness, education and prevention in a warm and friendly group support atmosphere for anyone contemplating suicide or who has lost a family member or friend to suicide.
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Last Updated: 3/14/2018

West Valley City, UT

3007 South Heritage Drive
West Valley City, UT 84119
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Address: 3007 South Heritage Drive
West Valley City, UT 84119
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Services Provided: Provides information on support, education, and research. Grief support for anyone affected by a SIDS death.
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Last Updated: 6/28/2016
4335 West 4100 South
West Valley City, UT 84120
Phone: 801-969-1081
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Address: 4335 West 4100 South
West Valley City, UT 84120
Phone: 801-969-1081
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Wheelchair Accessible: Wheelchair accessible
Services Provided: Grief recovery support groups/workshops covering different bereavement issues including children and adolescents in grief, loss of a spouse, and senior citizens coping with loss.

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Last Updated: 5/8/2014

Nationwide

PO Box 1739
Wake Forest, NC 27588
Phone: 800-395-5755
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Address: PO Box 1739
Wake Forest, NC 27588
Phone: 800-395-5755
Fax: 919-562-2114
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Eligibility: Anyone grieving the loss of a loved one.
Services Provided: A national group providing seminars and support groups led by people familiar with the grieving process. Provides daily email of encouragement. Sign-up available through website.
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Last Updated: 5/9/2018