Grief Support

Grief Resources

When a death occurs, it marks the beginning of a difficult transition period. Our family and staff wish to express our sincere condolences to you and your family. Our desire is to provide personal service and support that will comfort and assist you during this time. As part of this effort, we have compiled a list of bereavement resources that offer help and hope.

Promedica Hospice

Contact: William Fink (419)824-7400
Description: Open support group, please call for more information.

Survivors of Suicide

Lutheran Social Services of NW Ohio, 2149 Collingwood Blvd. Toledo check website

Caring and Restoring Each Other (CARE)
Yearly CARE WALK happens every October.

Contact: The Toledo Hospital NICU 419 291-9475
Description: This group focuses on the support of bereaved parents experiencing pre-natal death (miscarriage, stillbirth, or the death of an infant). Parents can email infants name to be added to

Today and Beyond Ecumenical Group
Contact: Terry McKown at (419)475-4348 Ext. 112
Date-Time: 2nd Tuesday of the month at 6:30p.m.
Place: Christ the King, Parish Meeting Room, 4100 Harvest Ln., Toledo.

Ecumenical Bereavement Support Group for Adults
Contact: Rita Hoff at (419)724-4675
Date-Time: 1st Tuesday of the month at 2:30p.m.
Place: St. Patrick’s Parish, Holy Family Center, 4201 Heatherdowns Blvd., Toledo.

Contact: (419)661-4001 or
Place: H.N.W.O. Toledo Center 800 S. Detroit Ave., Toledo. or Perrysburg Center 30000 E. River Rd. Perrysburg.
*Please note that advanced registration is required for all groups.

Coping With Any Loss
Date-Time: 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month from 6:00-7:30p.m.
Description: An ongoing interactive grief support group for adults who are adjusting to the loss of any loved one.

Kids Grief Support Group
Date-Time: 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month from 6:30-8:00p.m.
Description: Interactive grief support gatherings for children, ages 5-11 and 12-16, who are adjusting to the loss of a loved one.

Mid-Life Spousal or Partner Loss
Date-Time: 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 6:30-8:00p.m.
Description: An ongoing support group for those that have experienced the death of a spouse or partner during their mid-life years.

Young Families in Grief
Date-Time: 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month from 6:30-8:00p.m.
Description: For younger adults who have experienced the loss of a spouse or partner and their young children who have lost a parent. Adults will explore their grief and reflect on issues concerning single parenting. Children will use art, music, and play to better understand their grief. Adults and children will also have family time to grieve together. You do not need to have children to participate.

After Your Parent Dies
Description: Four weekly support sessions for adults who are working through the unique pain and healing process of grieving the loss of one or both parents. Share ideas and discuss various topics.

Grief 101: The First Step
Date-Time: One time, two-hour session
Description: An educational meeting that provides a basic understanding of grief and loss and prepares participants for further group experiences. Offered twice monthly, both day and evening. Please call for dates, times, and locations.

Men in Grief
Description: Four weekly support sessions for any man who is grieving. This group is conducted by men, for men to discuss practical tips for managing everyday life following the death of a loved one.

Supportive Spouses
Description: Five weekly support sessions open to recently bereaved men and women who are adjusting to life without their mates.

Description: Seven weekly support sessions open to all adults who want to explore the spiritual dimensions of the loss of a loved one.

Holiday Grief Workshop
Description: A one time session open to adults and children in grief who are facing the holidays and trying to cope with loss.

Bereavement Support Group

Contact: Deacon Charlie McDaniels
Place: St. Rose Church, 215 E. Front St., Perrysburg.

Bereaved Parents Support Group
Contact: Sue Valle at (419)872-2541 or Frank and Brenda Cody at (419)878-4442
Date-Time: 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7:00p.m.
Place: United Presbyterian Church, 200 E. Second St., Perrysburg.
Description: This support group is open to all parents who have experienced the death of a child (young child or adult child).

OREGON-Seasons of Hope

St Ignatius Catholic Church 212 N. Stadium Rd Oregon, Oh 43616   (419) 693-1150

meeting in the Parish Life Center on Tuesdays at 6:30 pm

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel

Contact: (734)847-2805
Date-Time: 2nd Monday and Saturday of the month at 10:00a.m.
Place: Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Community, 8330 Lewis Ave., Temperance, MI.

Bridge Home Health and Hospice Bereavement Services

Contact: Amber Wolfrom at (419)423-5351
Date-Time: Varies
Place: Varies
Description: This group provides one on one support and educational opportunities.

Helping You Grieve (HUG)

Contact: Deacon Jeff Mayer at (419)782-2776
Date-Time: A seven week program offered each spring and fall
Place: St. Mary Catholic Community, 715 Jefferson Ave., Defiance.

Immaculate Conception

Contact: Judy Geiger at (419)732-7367
Date-Time: A nine week program offered each Fall
Place: Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 414 Madison St., Port Clinton.


Alone Again
Contact: Stephanie Speith-Woolford at (419)893-1994
Date-Time: 4th Wednesday of the month at 5:00p.m.
Place: Maumee Senior Center, 2430 S. Detroit Ave., Maumee.
Description: This group for older adults who are experiencing the loss of a spouse through nursing home placement, divorce, death, or other causes meets for dinner once a month.

An organization founded by Dr. Alan D. Wolfelt “dedicated to companioning grieving people as they mourn transitions and losses that transform their lives”.
A national, nonprofit organization whose mission 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”.
A non-profit organization offering support and advocacy to grieving families who have experienced a death.

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