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
When: Mondays, 6:30pm - 8:00pm.
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.
Minneapolis campus: 2525 Chicago Ave. South, Minneapolis, MN 55404
St. Paul campus: 345 North Smith, St. Paul, MN 55102
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.
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.
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.
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 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
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.
When: throughout the year, variable locations in the East Metro area
Contact: 651-232-3543 for more information
The Grief Journey consists of 6 week sessions facilitated by a trained leader that offer both an educational presentation and small group discussion. It is not necessary to be affiliated with HealthPartners to participate. This group is also offered at two other locations in the Twin Cities metro area.
When: Thursday evenings from 6:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. Call for specific dates and other locations.
Where: Lilydale Senior Living, 949 Sibley Memorial Highway Lilydale
Contact: Chris Dooley-Harrington at 952-883-6845 or email at