Cleveland Clinic Bereavement Specific Support Groups
New Beginnings/ Monthly Bereavement Drop-in Support Sessions
- Provided year-round | Facilitated by Spiritual Care Professionals
- Registration is required. To register, please email Bereavement Manager Mark Oster at firstname.lastname@example.org or call him at 216.444.9819.
- Take this information with you. Download our 2018 Support Group calendar.
Cleveland Clinic - Main Campus
Miller Pavilion - J5 Conference Room
9500 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44195
1st Tuesday of the month
5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Fairview Hospital - Wellness Center
Room 103, 3035 Wooster Road, Rocky River, OH 44116
2nd Tuesday of the month
2:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Stephanie Tubbs Jones Health Center
13944 Euclid Ave, East Cleveland, OH 44112
3rd Tuesday of the month (Beginning January 16, 2018)
6 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.
Cleveland Clinic - Growing Through Grief – 6 session intensive
Hillcrest Hospital Seidman Tower - 5th Floor Conference Room
1st and 3rd Thursdays
2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Session one: Jan – Mar (2018)
Session two: May – July (2018)
Session three: Sept- Nov (2018)
Grief Recovery Program – Fairview Hospital
Moving Beyond Loss - Bereavement Support for Adults (Intensive)
If you have experienced one or more losses, and you wish to move beyond the pain, this program offers you the probability of a richer and more rewarding life.
For information and registration call the Grief Recovery Phone Line at 216.252.7901 or visit www.griefrecoverymethod.com/.
Pregnancy and Early Loss – Fairview Hospital
FEEL (Family Experiencing Early Loss)
Information and registration: call the Kathy Ballantine at 216.476.7120 or leave a voicemail at 216.476.6965
Location: Fairview Hospital
First Thursday of the month
7 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Love Lives On – Hillcrest Hospital
For parents who have experienced pregnancy loss due to miscarriage or ectopic pregnancy or for those who have lost an infant, twin, or triplet. Family members welcome.
Location: Hillcrest Hospital
Third Thursday of the month
7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Greater Cleveland Area Bereavement Support Services
Cornerstone of Hope - Support Groups/Education Children and Families Northeast Ohio
5905 Brecksville Rd, Independence, OH 44131
Gathering Place – Cancer Bereavement Support
800 Sharon Drive, Westlake, OH 44145
Gathering Place – Cancer Bereavement Support
23330 Commerce Park, Beachwood, OH 44122
Robertson Bereavement Center- Hospice of Medina County
Support Groups: 330.725.1900
New Life Hospice - “Living Through Grief”
(eligibility 3 months following Date of Death)
5255 North Abbe Rd, Sheffield Village, OH 44035
Twice Monthly Support Groups for children aged 5 to 18 who have experienced the death of someone special in their lives
Bay Presbyterian Church
25415 Lake Rd, Bay Village, OH 44141
HEAL (Helping Each Other After Loss)
Our HEAL support group provides comfort, education, and guidance to individuals, couples, and adult family members who have experienced a pregnancy or early infant loss in a compassionate and comforting setting in which to share thoughts, feelings, and experiences with those who understand.
For information and registration:
Church of the Covenant
11205 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44106
2nd Tuesday 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Church Based Grief/Bereavement Support Groups with Trained Facilitators
Plain Dealer Grief/Bereavement Support – Education/Web Content/Groups
Local Bereavement Support Group Referral. Call 211 for personalized referral.
Akron Area Bereavement Support Groups
Cleveland Clinic Hospice/Akron - Justin T. Rogers Center
Rochelle Sheppard, MA, LPCC-S, GC-C,CT, NCC
Spiritual Care & Bereavement Services Supervisor
3358 Ridgewood Rd, Fairlawn, OH 44333
Akron Children’s Hospital
Phone: 330.543.3343 (call for current session/program)
Grief Care Place – Stow
Parent Support Kelly’s Grief Center – Kent
Stewart's Caring Place: Cancer Wellness Center
Stewart's Caring Place: Cancer Wellness Center's mission is to provide a caring, relaxed environment offering supportive services and programs, free-of-charge, for individuals and families on their cancer journey.
A free camp for children, ages 6 – 11. Creative child – friendly activities are used to assist children in expressing their grief reactions after the death of a significant loved one. Children learn to manage and understand their significant loss through creative play.
Dates: Tuesday, July 31st – Thursday, August 2, 2018 | 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
To begin pre-registration, please contact Rochelle Sheppard at email@example.com or call 330.668.4662. You may also fill out our pre-registration interest form here.