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March 26, 2016 Dallas

Grief Support Groups in Dallas, TX

When you have a loved one who needed a Dallas home health care company, and they have passed, the transition can be difficult. The loss of a loved one is an emotionally challenging event. Going through the grieving process requires support from others who can truly empathize with your experience. Joining a bereavement support group is an important step towards processing grief in an emotionally healthy way. By contacting one of the following support groups, the weight of your sadness can be transformed into the joy of connecting with others.

The loss of a loved one is an emotionally challenging event. Going through the grieving process requires support from others who can truly empathize with your experience. Joining a bereavement support group is an important step towards processing grief in an emotionally healthy way. By contacting one of the following support groups, the weight of your sadness can be transformed into the joy of connecting with others.

  • Widowed Persons Support (WPS) provides a variety of services to widowers of all genders and ages, including luncheons and group grief counseling. The WPS has a team of outreach volunteers who are trained in offering support to those grieving the loss of a spouse. They host a luncheon every Saturday morning between 8 and 9 AM as an opportunity for widowers to connect in a lighthearted atmosphere. No RSVP is necessary. For luncheon locations and more information on WPS, see the contact information below. Phone: (214)358-4155
  • The Visiting Nursing Association (VNA) offers a loss support group for children, as well as a separate group for adult family members. Referred to as "Safe Haven," these groups are focused on equipping children with coping skills and creating a supportive family unit. This free, 8-week program begins March 24 and ends on May 12. Contact VNA for additional information and offerings. Phone: (214)689-0000
  • The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd offers a weekly support group for parents who have tragically lost their child. As part of their "Good Grief Ministry," Good Shepherd offers a safe space for bereaved parents to be encouraged and comforted by the journeys of those around them. This group takes place every Sunday until April 3, and can be joined by contacting Catherine Miller at catherine.miller@gsecd.org
  • The Grief and Loss Center of North Texas is a nonprofit organization which hosts a variety of specialized support groups each month. Offerings include a grief discussion group, a suicide loss group, and a group for people anticipating the death of a loved one. To request more information or join to a group, contact them at (214) 452-3105
  • GriefWorks, a branch of ChristianWorks, offers a free grief support group for children, adolescents, and their families. Children are divided into groups according to age, 5-8, 9-12, and 13-18. Group activities include facilitated therapy, art projects, and role playing to assist in the grieving process. Parents are also required to participate in a support group where they can learn how to best support their children and themselves during a period of loss. This group meets on Tuesday evenings and can be joined by calling (972)960-9981