Grief support groups are one way to manage grief. The following options are available from Houston Hospice.
Please call 713-677-7131 for additional information.
On-going Support Groups
The following groups are open format and provide on-going support during the grief process. These groups are facilitated by Houston Hospice staff and volunteers. Registration is not required. These groups provide support to adults who have experienced loss by death. These groups are not loss specific – all who have had a loss by death may attend. Please allow 4-6 weeks after a death before attending the following groups.
Time-Limited Adult Grief Support Groups
Life After Loss
Life After Loss is a six-week grief support group and educational series designed to help people understand the process of grief, assess where they are in the process, and plan for how they will continue to heal. The group is open to anyone who has experienced the loss of a loved one by death. This group does require registration and we ask that you commit to all six group sessions.
- Life After Loss in Houston please call 713-677-7127.
- Life After Loss in Wharton at First United Methodist Church of Wharton (1717 Pioneer Avenue, Wharton, TX 77488).
The upcoming Wharton series will be November 7 to December 19, 2019 (Skip Thanksgiving Day), 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Please call Susan at 281-507-5923 to register. Group size is limited so registration is required.
Widow and Widower's Support Group
An ongoing Widow and Widower’s Support Group meets in Richmond on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month from 10 a.m. to noon at St. John’s United Methodist Church (400 Jackson Street, Richmond, TX 77469).
No registration required for this group.
Helping Our Pain Ease (H.O.P.E.)
HOPE is a seven-week bereavement support group offered in Sugar Land. Registration is required. This group meets seven consecutive Thursday evenings. Call 281-980-1449 for dates and registration. This group is led by a trained volunteer in the H.O.P.E. group process.
An Empty Place at the Table Houston & El Campo
We understand how difficult grief can be, especially during the holidays. To acknowledge the increased grief that can arrive with the holiday season, Houston Hospice offers a special seminar where you will learn tips to help you cope during this stressful time. During this two-hour seminar you will hear suggestions on coping with family traditions, you’ll have an opportunity to share your feelings and fears about the holidays, and connect with others who are experiencing the holidays with a similar Empty Place at the Table.
Empty Place at the Table Houston
- Monday, November 4, 2019 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
- Tuesday, November 12, 2019 from 1-3 p.m.
In the First Floor Family Room
Houston Hospice Patient Care Center at the Texas Medical Center
Registration is required. To register please call 713-677-7127 for the Houston sessions
Empty Place at the Table El Campo
- Thursday, November 7, from 10 a.m. – 12 Noon
Registration is required. To Register call 713-677-7127 for the El Campo sessions.
You alone can do it, but you cannot do it alone.O. Hobart Mowrer