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    Young Adult Grief Support Group 

    Connect with other young adults (ages 18-25) who've lost someone due to death, in a supportive group environment, facilitated by Allina Health Hospice grief counselors 
    When: Thursdays, Oct. 6, Oct. 20, Nov. 3, Nov. 17, Dec. 1, Dec. 15, 2016; 5-7 p.m. 
    Where: Morrison/Rauenhorst Lounge on the campus of St. Catherine University (need not be a student to attend)
    Cost: No cost, but RSVPs appreciated 
    Contact: Michele Dettloff at 612-262-7596 or

    Multiple Locations

    The Compassionate Friends

    Grief support for parents, grandparents, or siblings (over 12) who have experienced the death of a child. 
    Contact: For information regarding dates, times, and locations, please visit their website at   Compassionate Friends.

    Survivor Resources

    Loss Specific Groups for Homicide, Suicide, Accident for Adults, Teens & Children

    When: Mondays, 6:30-8 p.m. 
    Where: St. Paul Police Headquarters 367 Grove Street 
    Cost: Free, but pre-registration is needed 
    Contact: Register by calling Margaret McAbee at 651-266-5674.

    Children's Hospitals & Clinics of Minnesota

    Minneapolis campus: 2525 Chicago Ave. South, Minneapolis, MN 55404 
    St. Paul campus: 345 North Smith, St. Paul, MN 55102

    Family Grief Support Program

    Meets twice a year on Thursday evenings, 6:30-8 p.m. Programs are offered for bereaved parents, siblings ages 4 to 18, extended family members.

    Daytime Grief Group

    A daytime grief group for bereaved parents meets every other Wednesday morning from 10-11:30 a.m. Childcare is available for pre-school children. Participants must make a commitment to the entire series. For more information contact 612-813-6622.

    SIDS Parent Support Group: for Sudden Infant Death of any cause

    This group is for parents whose infants have died unexpectedly. Meetings are held on the first Wednesday evenings from 6:30-8 p.m. at Children's Hospital, 2525 Chicago Ave. South, Minneapolis, MN 55404. Contact 612-813-6285. Please call ahead.

    Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support Group

    For parents who have experienced a perinatal loss. This group meets the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month on the St. Paul campus. Registration is required; however, there is no fee. Contact 651-241-6206 for more information.

    The Center for Grief, Loss and Transition

    Adult Loss Therapy Groups

    The Center for Grief offers therapy groups designed to provide a safe and supportive setting for people to share their loss journey with others. These groups are facilitated by professional grief therapists and provide an opportunity for participants to explore the impact that the loss has had and continues to have on their lives.  
    Groups available include such topics as these: 
    Children's, 'Tweens' and Teens' Loss Groups  
    Sibling or Friend Loss Group  
    After the Breakup Group  
    Pregnancy and Infant Loss Group  
    Women's Loss Group  
    Gay Men's Loss Group  
    Professional Caregiver Group  
    When: Call for availability. 
    Where: Center for Grief, 1122 Grand Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105 
    Cost: $70 per session. Insurance accepted and sliding fee scale available. 
    Contact: Call 651-641-0177. Email

    Capital City Coalition

    Grief education and support

    The Capitol City Grief Coalition sponsors various education and support groups. 
    When: Thursday evenings from 5:30-7 p.m. 
    Where: Location rotates. 
    Cost: Free (Donations gratefully accepted.) 
    Contact: Call Lois Knutson at 651-227-4430.


    HealthEast Hospice Grief Support Groups

    When: throughout the year, variable locations in the East Metro area 
    Contact: 651-232-3543 for more information


    Healing Loss Retreat Day

    A day of reflection, seated massage, small group sharing, food and camaraderie. We will explore ways to ease the pain of grief and rejuvenate the hope that resides in all of us.
    When: Monday, October 24, 2016, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 
    Where: Carondelet Center, 1890 Randolph Ave, St. Paul, MN
    Cost: Free, but registration is required 
    Contact: Register by calling Korie at 952-883-6835. 

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