Local Bereavement Information and Support

There are many local bereavement programs each are unique and services may vary. Ministry Saint Joseph’s Hospital is aware that support groups are frequently very fluid and change constantly. Due to these changes, some of these listings may not be accurate. The following organizations frequently sponsor bereavement groups, and you can contact them to see if they offer anything in your area. They include:

  • Religious organizations, such as churches, synagogues, mosques
  • Funeral homes
  • Hospices
  • Hospitals
  • Mental health or counseling centers
  • Senior centers or area agency on aging
  • County Social Services Offices, Family Resource Centers

Marshfield Area Support Groups 

Ecumenical Befriender Ministry

First Presbyterian Church
Pastor Mary Pol – Phone: 715.384.2484

Faith Lutheran Church
Bridget Ocker, Phone: 715.387.8823

Befrienders are lay people who offer their presence and support. This confidential service is provided free of charge. Resource information and support materials are provided for congregational use. 

Grief Support – Ministry Home Care-Hospice Services

Ministry Home Care Offices:
303 West Upham Street
Marshfield, WI 54449
Phone: 715.387.7052 or 800.397.4216

Ministry Home Care provides free, professional grief support to everyone in the community through a variety of support groups and events. Call the numbers above for more information.



To make an appointment:


or, for more information,

Submit an online request




Ministry Saint Joseph's Hospital
611 St. Joseph Avenue
Marshfield, WI 54449



House of the Dove Hospice Home
1000 West 11th Street
Marshfield, WI 54449


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