Grief Support Services
Provided by Ministry Home Care - Hospice Services
L.O.S.S. of Spouse Support Group
This 6-week series is offered in the spring and fall at the McMillan Memorial Library, 490 East Grand Avenue in Wisconsin Rapids. Information and support is provided to help participants cope with the multitude of feelings, adjustments, and day-to-day concerns experienced after the death of a spouse, partner or companion.
Spring 2016: Wednesdays, April 6 - May 11, 2-4 p.m.
Fall 2016: Wednesdays, September 21 - October 26, 2-4 p.m.
Grief Support Group Open to All
Ministry provides grief support to everyone in the community, regardless of their involvement with hospice prior to the death of their loved one.
Ministry’s grief support groups are monthly adult gathering for individuals and families who have experienced the death of a loved one. These gatherings provide a caring community for learning about grief, finding support, sharing memories, and identifying feelings. Their Wisconsin Rapids grief support group meets the second Friday of each month, Noon - 1:30 p.m. at Ministry Home Care, 1000 E. Riverview Expressway, Suite 180 in Wisconsin Rapids.
There is no fee to attend, no pre-registration is required, and everyone is welcome.
Handling the Holidays
The holidays can be especially difficult after a loved one has died. Ministry Home Care – Hospice is offering a unique support opportunity to help during the holiday season.
These meetings are open to any adult who is grieving the loss of a loved one, no matter how long it has been since the death. The groups are free of charge, but pre-registration is appreciated, to assure adequate resources are available for all attendees.
For more information on these and other grief support opportunities, call Sylvia Mews, bereavement coordinator at 800.397.4216.