Have a Question?

If you have a question not found below and would like an answer, we want to here from you. 
Please contact Bereavement Manager Mark Oster for a response. 
Email: osterm@ccf.org
Phone: 216.444.9819

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: We didn’t use Cleveland Clinic hospice/hospital services. Can I still get bereavement support?
A: Yes. Cleveland Clinic provides educational resources and support groups to anyone who has experienced a loss through death. We welcome the opportunity to help you and your family through this difficult time.

Q: What kind of programs do you have for children?
A: We offer Memorial Services/Activities that support children in their grief as well as referral to Cleveland Area agencies who specialize in assisting children, teens and their parents.

Q: Beyond specific grief and bereavement resources, are there any other additional resources that can help promote my health and wellness as I move through the grief process?
A: Yes. Cleveland Clinic offers year round wellness activities for the public and individual appointments through the Center for Integrative Medicine that promote healing and stress management through the grief process.

Q: Are there fees for bereavement services provided through the Cleveland Clinic enterprise?
A: There are no fees presently attached to bereavement services.

Q: How can I learn more about the bereavement services offered?
A: Our comprehensive web site offers a guide to supports offered.
You may contact the Spiritual Care and Bereavement Manager at 216.444.9819 Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. for help and support.   Evening and weekends, please contact the Spiritual Care office on Cleveland Clinic's main campus at 216.444.2518.