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Thursday, December 14th 2017

Hospice of the Valley


Support Groups

Dealing with the death of a loved one can be a difficult experience regardless of your age or stage of life.  The process of grief that follows a death can be long and lonely.  We offer a variety of support groups focused on the relationship of your loved one as well as the manner in which the loss occurred.  Please call Brad Eades at 256-350-5585 with questions or for current schedule.

  • Kid-to-Kid group is specifically designed to help school-aged kids learn healthy and normal grief response as well as receive peer support. Our experienced facilitators offer an engaging mix of age-appropriate activities and professional guidance to help children and teens cope with their new reality. Programs also teach new coping techniques and practical skills while children and teens gain peer support of others with significant loss due to a death.
  • Parents Forever is for parent(s) who are grieving the death of a child.  It meets the second Monday of every month at 6pm.
  • Empty Arms is for parent(s) who have lost a child either during pregnancy, or within the first year of life. 
  • Survivors of Suicide (SOS) is for adults and children grieving the loss of a loved one who has taken their own life. It meets the second Thursday of every month at 5:30pm.
  • Caring Friends is an intensive series of 8 sessions meeting weekly. It is for those who are grieving the loss of a close loved one.
  • Men’s Support is a grief group just for men who are grieving the loss of a spouse.
  • Respectfully Yours is a group for those grieving the loss of a parent.
  • Day by Day is for spouses (60+) grieving the loss of a husband or wife.  Sessions are offered weekly.
  • The Mourning After is for young widows (under 60) who are grieving the loss of a husband.
  • Better Together is a grief support group for anyone who has lost a close loved one.  The focus is social support. The group plans a variety of outings and speakers monthly.
  • Stolen Sorrow is for adults and children who are dealing with loss from homicide.