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Bereavement Support

 

  Adult Bereavement Support of Palliative Care of Westchester

Provides bereavement support for those struggling with grief and pain following the loss of a loved one whether or not hospice program was used , call for information, screening : workshops on specific topics offered seasonally.

Contact: Bruce Page, - 914-682-1484    ext.118
                 Janice Sauer, - 914-682-1484   ext.130
Website: www.hospiceofwestchester.com

 

* Adult Bereavement Support of Hospice Care in Westchester and Putnam

Ongoing monthly, professionally facilitated general-loss adult bereavement support groups, open to community bereaved as well as to hospice family members; afternoon support groups in New Rochelle and in Cortlandt Manor, evening support groups in Mt. Kisco and Carmel; group for recently bereaved in Tarrytown; specific workshops offered at various sites, call for information and to register, no fee.

Contact: Susan Walton- 914-666-4228 ext. 492 (daytime and eves)
Email:vbraun@vnahv.org

 

* The Caring Circle Children's Bereavement Program Of Hospice Care In Westchester and Putnam.

An ongoing, supportive program for grieving children and their families. Age-specific peer groups uitlize discussion andactivities to provide a safe environment to foster healthy grieving and prromote healing for both children and adults. Support groups are offered in Yorktown, Yonkeers and New Rochelle. Four adult bereavement groups run concurrently with the caring circle: Spousal Loss, Child Loss, Adult loss of Parent and Perinatal Loss, call for information and to register, no

Contact: Maribel Nazzario - (914666-4228 ext. 336
Email - mnazzario@vnahv.org

* The Circle of Hope Perinatal Bereavement Program of Hospice Care in Westchester and Putnam

A perinatal bereavement support program for families who have experienced the loss of a baby during pregnancy, at birth or shortly after birth. Support groups are offered in Yorktown, Yonkers ans New Rochelle, call for information and to register, no fee.

Contact: Maribel Nazzario - (914666-4228 ext. 336
Email - mnazzario@vnahv.org
 

* Adults Who Have Lost a Child

The Compassionate Friends
P.O. Box 48
White Plains, NY 10606
Contact: Karen Bauer - 914-381-3389
Website: www.compassionatefriends.com

Meets the first Thursday of every month, 7:00pm, at The White Plains Presbyterian Church
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.
The Compassionate Friends is a national nonprofit, self –help support organization that offers friendship and understanding to bereaved parents, grandparents and siblings. There is no religious affiliation and there are no membership fees or dues.

 

* Spousal and Partner Loss

Professionally-led group for those who have lost a spouse or partner, eight week sessions are held in the fall and early spring; call for further information.

Contact: Mindy Farkas - 914-961-2828 ext. 317 (daytime)
Email: mfarkas@stellarishealth.org
Website: www.thebereavementcenter.org

 

* St. Patrick's Widows & Widowers Support Group

Provides mutual support for widowed people; offers social functions; meets 1st Tuesday of the month at 7:00 pm at St. Patrick's Center, 137 Moseman Road, Yorktown Heights; $15.00 annnual dues.

Contact: Joan - (845)628-4279

 

  St. Josephs Church, Croton Falls, NY Bereavement Support Group

Contact: Rosemary Bosco 914-277-2704 or Rosemary Lorenzo 914-277-4047

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