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  • Albert Lea (Freeborn County)
    Alexandria
    Annandale/South Haven/Kimball
    Austin
    Bemidji
    Blue Earth
    Breckenridge
    Buffalo
    Crosby
    Detroit Lakes

    Duluth (St. Louis County) and Superior, WI
    Fairmont (Martin County)

    Faribault (Rice County)
    Fergus Falls (Otter Tail County)
    Fosston
    Glenwood
    Graceville
    Granite Falls

    Hendricks (Lincoln County) 
    Hibbing 

    Howard Lake
    Hutchinson (McLeod County) 
    Litchfield 
    Little Falls (Morrison County) 
    Luverne (Rock County) 
    Mahnomen 
    Mankato/Saint Peter
    Melrose
      
    Monticello 
    Mora (Kanabec County) 
    Morris (Stevens County) 
    North Branch 
    Northfield
    Olivia (Renville County)
    Onamia (Mille Lacs County)

    Ortonville
    Owatonna
    Park Rapids
    Red Wing
    Rochester
    Roseau

    Saint Cloud
    Saint Peter
     
    Staples
    Stillwater
    Thief River Falls

    Virginia

    Wabasha
    Williams
    Willmar
    Winona (Winona County)

    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.

    Albert Lea (Freeborn County)

    Grief education

    Mayo Health System Hospice and Home Care sponsors an eight-week series of grief education and support groups for various ages. The organization also offers support for young widows and widowers.
    When: The series runs twice a year, spring and fall.
    Where: Call for location.
    Cost: No cost
    Contact: 507-377-6393

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    Alexandria

    Support group for grieving parents

    The Parish Nurses and Grief Advisory Group are sponsoring a monthly grief support group for adults who have lost a child.
    When: 4th Monday of the month, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
    Where: Alexandria clinic
    Cost: Call to confirm.
    Contact: Kathy Fischer at 320-763-5781

    Support group for hospice families

    Horizon Public Health is sponsoring ongoing grief support for anyone who has lost a loved-one.
    When: Last Thursday of the month (except Nov. and Dec., one week earlier), 1:30 to 3 p.m.
    Where: Douglas County Extension Meeting Room, 720 Fillmore
    Cost: Free
    Contact: Tracie at 320-763-6018

    Monthly Support Group

    Anderson Funeral Home sponsors a monthly grief support group for adults (including teens) who are grieving any death.
    Contact: Jeri Dawson at 320-491-5409 or email jeridawson@andersonfuneral.net.

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    Annandale/South Haven/Kimball

    Coping with the Holidays Retreat for Grieving Parents

    The time between Thanksgiving and the New Year is difficult for grieving people. Join us for this parents-only retreat—a time for moms and dads who have experienced the death of a child of any age, to relax, remember their son or daughter, do therapeutic crafts, and learn about ways to manage their grief. Your loss might be recent or years ago. The retreat will provide a safe place to share stories, receive suggestions for coping during the holidays, and connect with others who have experienced similar losses.
    When: December 8-10, 2017
    Where: Koinonia Retreat Center, 7768 Pilger Ave NW, South Haven, MN 55382
    Cost: $50 per adult, includes lodging, meals and programming.
    Contact: Mark Peterson at mark.peterson@haumc.org; 612-435-1305. Register at www.hennepinchurch.org/register.

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    Austin

    Grief education series

    Mayo Health System Hospice and Home Care sponsors a six-week series for adults which includes grief education and support groups.
    When: Every spring and fall, meets once a week in evenings
    Where: Mower County Senior Center, 400 3rd Avenue N.E.
    Cost: Call to confirm.
    Contact: Lenette Baron or Mary Vollum at 507-434-1415

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    Bemidji

    Sanford Hospice offers groups to grieving adults. For more information, call 218-751-3118.

    Blue Earth

    Grief Group

    United Hosital District offers an eight-week program his for people grieving the death of someone close.
    When: The series runs four times a year in the spring and fall.
    Where: Call to confirm.
    Cost: No cost
    Contact: Naomi Segar, bereavement coordinator, United Hands Hospice, at 507-526-7970

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    Breckenridge

    General grief support

    St. Francis Riveredge Hospice sponsors grief support group sessions for people of any age.
    When: Twice a month. Call to confirm.
    Where: St. Francis Riveredge Hospice, 415 Oak Street, Breckenridge, MN 56520
    Cost: No cost
    Contact: Joy Wollrabe at 218-643-2275

    Young widows/widowers support

    CHI (Catholic Health Initiatives)/St. Francis sponsors grief support group sessions for people under the age of 55 who have lost their spouse or partner.
    When: Once a month. Call to confirm.
    Where: St. Francis Riveredge Hospice, 415 Oak Street, Breckenridge, MN 56520
    Cost: No cost
    Contact: Joy Wollrabe at 218-643-2275

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    Buffalo

    GriefShare

    Your Journey from Mourning to Joy is a special weekly seminar and support group for people who are grieving the death of someone close to them. It's a place to be around people who understand what you are feeling. At GriefShare, you'll learn valuable information about recovering from your grief and renewing your hope for the future.
    When: Call the church office for dates and times.
    Where: Buffalo Covenant Church, 1601 Hwy 25 N., Buffalo MN 55313
    Cost: Registration: $10, includes workbook, scholarships available, registration limited.
    Contact: 763-682-1470 (church office) 

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    Crosby

    HUGS (Hope and Understanding for Grief Stricken Families)

    This ongoing group helps people of all ages deal with loss.
    When: First and third Tuesday of each month
    Where: Cuyuna Range Community Center, 222 Second Street NW, Crosby, MN 56441
    Contact: Kay Deblock at 218-546-5863

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    Detroit Lakes

    Grief Journeys for Adults (Hospice of the Red River Valley)

    Ongoing support groups for adults 18 years and older who have experienced a loss through death held by Hospice of the Red River Valley.
    When: Second Thursday of each month, 6 to 7:30 p.m.
    Where: Hospice of the Red River Valley – Detroit Lakes, 1111 Highway 10
    Cost: Free
    Contact: For more information or questions, please call 1-800-237-4629 or go to the website www.hrrv.org.

    Grief Journeys—Loss of a Partner Group (Hospice of the Red River Valley)

    This is an ongoing support group for men and women who have experienced the death of a partner held by Hospice of the Red River Valley.
    When: Fourth Tuesday of each month, 10 to 11:30 a.m.
    Where: Hospice of the Red River Valley – Detroit Lakes, 1111 Highway 10
    Cost: Free
    Contact: For more information or questions, please call 1-800-237-4629 or go to the website  www.hrrv.org.

    Youth Journeys (Hospice of the Red River Valley)

    This is an occasional program in spring and fall for young people, ages 6 to 18, who have lost a loved one through death. Adults are encouraged to accompany children.
    Contact: Please call 1-800-237-4629 or check website  www.hrrv.org for dates, time, location and cost information.

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    Duluth (St. Louis County) and Superior, WI

    For adults

    These groups are open to any adult who has experienced the sudden or prolonged death of a spouse, significant other, sibling, parent, relative, or friend.
    When: 7 to 8:30 p.m., third Tuesday of every month
    Where: St. Mary's Medical Center, 2E classroom, room 2216, 407 East Third Street, Duluth, MN 55805
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    When: 3:30 to 5 p.m., second Wednesday of every month
    Where: St. Mary's Hospital of Superior 3500 Tower Avenue Superior, Wisconsin 54880 
    Cost: Free
    Contact: Call the Grief Support Center at 218-786-4402 or email Grief Support Center.

    Women's Grief Support

    St. Mary's Hospice sponsors this ongoing grief support group for women ages 40 through 80.
    When: First and third Tuesday of each month, 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
    Where: Primrose Retirement Community, Duluth
    Cost: Call to confirm.
    Contact: Judy Dahl at 218-786-4020 or Ellen Hafschmidt at 218-786-1887

    Young Widow/Widower Grief Support Program

    When: Second Wednesday of each month, 7 to 8:30 p.m.
    Where: St. Mary's Medical Center, 2E classroom, room 2216, 407 East Third Street, Duluth, MN 55805
    Cost: Free
    Contact: Call the Grief Support Center at 218-786-4402 or email griefcenter@essentiahealth.org.

    Senior Citizen Grief and Loss Support Group

    Many people feel the words "grief" and "loss" refer only to death. This is not true. There are many different types of losses, and seniors in this support group talk about a wide variety of issues including:

    • loss of health due to illness or aging
    • decisions regarding moving from a home to an apartment
    • caregiving for sick or disabled family or friends
    • death or impending death of a loved one
    • relationships with adult children

    When: 10 to 11:30 a.m., second and fourth Wednesday of each month
    Where: St. Mary's Medical Center, 2E classroom, room 2216, 407 East Third Street, Duluth, MN 55805
    Cost: Free
    Contact: Call the Grief Support Center at 218-786-4402 or email griefcenter@essentiahealth.org.

    Parent grief

    The Grief Support Center of St. Mary's/Duluth Clinic offers education and support for parents who have lost children. Groups meet according to the child's age at the time of loss: birth to 10 years, older than 10 years.

    Contact: For more about any of these support groups, call the Grief Support Center at 218-786-4402 or email griefcenter@essentiahealth.org.

    • For Parents Who Have Lost a Young Child (miscarriage, stillbirth, birth to 10 years)
      When: 7 to 8:30 p.m., second Tuesday of each month
      Where: St. Mary's Medical Center, 2E classroom, room 2216, 407 East Third Street, Duluth, MN 55805
    • For Parents Who Have Lost an Older Child (Over 10 years of age)
      When: 7 to 8:30 p.m., fourth Tuesday of each month
      Where: St. Mary's Medical Center, 2E classroom, room 2216, 407 East Third Street, Duluth, MN 55805
      Cost: Free

    Suicide

    The Grief Support Center of St. Mary's/Duluth Clinic offers education and support to family members left behind after someone has committed suicide.
    When: Third Monday of each month, 7 to 8:30 p.m.
    Where: St. Mary's Medical Center, 2E classroom, room 2216, 407 East Third Street, Duluth, MN 55805
    Cost: Free
    Contact: Call the Grief Support Center at 218-786-4402 or email griefcenter@essentiahealth.org.

    Young Person's Grief Support Program

    Offers education and support to youth ages 5-8, 9-13 and 14-18.
    When: 3:30-5:00
    Fall program starts in October.                        
    Winter program starts in January.                        
    Spring program starts in April.                        
    Cost: Free, but pre-registration by a parent or legal guardian is required by calling 218-786-4402 or emailing griefcenter@essentiahealth.org
    Where: St. Mary's Medical Center, 407 East Third Street, Duluth, MN

    Kids Can Cope

    For young people age 8-16 who have a friend or family member living with cancer or another serious medical condition.
    When: 3:30-5:00, Fall program begins in September, Spring program begins in March.
    Where: St. Mary's Medical Center, 407 East Third Street, Duluth, MN 55805
    Cost: Free, but pre-registration by a parent or legal guardian is required by calling 218-786-4402 or emailing griefcenter@essentiahealth.org.

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    Fairmont (Martin County)

    Grief Support Group

    United Hospital District Hospice sponsors an education and support group series for adults dealing with the death of a loved one.
    When: Call to confirm date and times.
    Where: 800 Medical Center Drive
    Contact: Russ Steele, LSW, at 507-238-8824

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    Faribault (Rice County)

    Coffee & Conversation

    This is a drop-in group offering grief support for men and women. 
    When: First and third Mondays of the month, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
    Where: District One Hospital, lower level classroom, 200 State Ave, Faribault
    Cost: No cost, but registration recommended                        
    Contact: Shannon Kuball at 507-977-2856

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    Fergus Falls (Otter Tail County)

    For any age

    Lakeland Hospice sponsors a support group to help people of all ages deal with grief issues.
    When: Call to confirm.
    Where: Call to confirm location in Fergus Falls or Perham.
    Contact: Call Delores Peterson at 218-736-7885.

    Parents in Grief

    Lakeland Hospice offers support to parents who have lost a child.
    When: Call to confirm.
    Where: Lakeland Hospice, 120 South Union Avenue, Fergus Falls, MN 56537
    Contact: Call Delores Peterson at 218-736-7885.

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    Fosston

    General grief and holiday support

    Essentia Health in Foston sponsors a series of grief support group sessions.
    When: Series runs every spring and fall, and during the holiday season.
    Where: First Care Medical Services, 900 Hilligoss Blvd. SE, Fosston, MN 56542; First Care Medical Services, Highway 32 North, Fertile, MN 56540
    Contact: Carrie Danielson at 218-945-6152

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    Glenwood

    Bereavement support

    Glacial Ridge Health System and Hoplins Funeral Home co-sponsor a six-week series of support group sessions for bereaved persons, young adult age and older.
    When: Spring and Fall (6-week sessions), Wednesdays from 2:30-4 p.m. Please call to confirm.                        
    Where: Parkview Court, 300 SE 8th Avenue
    Cost: Free
    Contact: Call Diane Middendorf at 320-634-2221.

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    Graceville

    Bereavement support

    A collaboratively sponsored group with Larson Funeral Home of Ortonville, Clinton, Graceville & Browns Valley. Please call 320-839-2588 for details.

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    Granite Falls

    Bereavement support group

    Rice Hospice offers 6 week session support groups throughout the year.
    When: Call to confirm.                        
    Where: Call to confirm.
    Cost: Call to confirm.
    Contact: Judy Dunlop at 320-231-4442

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    Hendricks (Lincoln County)

    Adult-focused support

    Hendricks Community Hospital Association sponsors support group sessions for grieving adults.
    When: Annually, as needed
    Where: Hendricks Community Hospital, 503 East Lincoln Street, Hendricks, MN 56136
    Contact: 507-275-2202

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    Hibbing

    Grief support group

    Fairview Range Home Care and Hospice sponsors an ongoing, informal, support group for bereaved persons. Please call 218-262-6982 for details.

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    Howard Lake

    Grief and Loss Support Group

    The support group meets to create an opportunity and atmosphere for individuals to be supported, encouraged and accepted while they grieve. The various types of grief and loss, stages of grief and feelings related to grief and loss are discussed. The Christian perspective is included as it relates to grief and loss.
    When: Contact the church office for dates and times.
    Where: St. James Lutheran Church, 1000 7th Avenue, Howard Lake MN 55349
    Contact: Church Office at (320) 543-2766

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    Hutchinson (McLeod County)

    Adult Grief Support Group

    Allina Health Home Care Services Hutchinson/Glencoe Branch sponsors a series of education and support group sessions for adults who are grieving the death of a loved one.
    When: Series runs for six weeks in the spring and fall. 
    Where: Allina Health, 211 Freemont Ave SE, Hutchinson 
    Contact: Mary Nelson, LSW, 320-484-9210

    Grief Recovery Friends

    This group is for adults who has experienced the death of a loved one.
    When: Second Thursday of each month, 6:30 p.m.
    Where: Ecuman-Oaks Chapel, 945 Century Ave NW, Hutchinson
    Contact: Call Dobratz-Hantge Funeral Chapel at 320-587-2128 or Ecuman-Oaks Chapel at 320-234-9793.

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    Litchfield

    Grief Education and Support Group

    Ecumen of Litchfield offers a six-week support group for grieving adults, three times per year.
    When: Six-week sessions, three times a year, call for location, dates and times.
    Contact: Judy Loecken at 320-693-7367

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    Little Falls (Morrison County)

    Meeting of the Hearts

    When: Meets third Tuesday of each month, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
    Where: Horizon Health in Pierz
    Cost: Call to confirm.                            
    Contact: Pat at 320-468-2268

    Caring and Sharing

    Our Lady of Lourdes Parish Nurses sponsor a social interaction group for adults.
    When: First Thursday of each month, 12:30 p.m.
    Where: The Pizza Ranch, 202 Lemieur Street
    Cost: Call to confirm.
    Contact: 320-632-8243

    Coping with Grief

    Emblom-Brenny Funeral Services offers grief support groups in the Fall and Spring at various locations. For details, call 320-632-4393 or check the website at www.emblombrennyfuneral.com.

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    Luverne (Rock County)

    Grief Support Group

    Hospice of Sanford-Luverne offers a series of support group sessions for grieving adults.
    When: Series runs for six weeks, with meetings on Mondays, 5:00 to 6:30 p.m.
    Where: Luverne Community Hospital
    Cost: Call to confirm.
    Contact: Call 507-283-1805 for details.

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    Mahnomen

    Adult Support Group

    Call to confirm.
    Contact: Call Hospice of the Red River Valley's main office in Fargo, ND at 701-237-4629 or 1-800-237-4629; or the Detroit Lakes office at 218-847-9493 or check website www.hrrv.org.

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    Mankato/Saint Peter

    Grief support services

    Mayo Hospice offers various grief support services for those who have experienced the loss of a loved one.
    When: Call to confirm.                            
    Where: Call to confirm.                            
    Cost: Call to confirm.                            
    Contact: Jeanne Atkinson, bereavement coordinator, 507-385-2618

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    Melrose

    Melrose Grief Support Group

    A peer group offering a time to share and connect with others who have had the death of a loved one. All faiths welcome.
    When: Third Tuesday of each month, 7:00-8:30 p.m.
    Where: St. Mary's Parish Center
    Contact: Call 320-256-4207 to confirm details.

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    Monticello

    GALA (loss of spouse)

    This organization is open to any widow or widower who needs to know that there are others that have experienced the same trauma. This is not a dating service, nor a typical grief support group, but a band of caring individuals that realize that life goes on, and it's possible to smile again. Through fellowship and friendship, all try to make the transition period a little smoother. The group meets for dinners, cards, work on crafts, tours, games, bowling, shopping and various sport events.
    When: Call to confirm.
    Where: Call for location.
    Cost: $15.00 membership a year to cover mailings.
    Contact: Melba Louisiana at 763-682-2291

    Support group

    This ongoing group is for grieving adults.
    When: Second Tuesday of each month, 1:00 to 3:30 p.m.
    Where: Monticello Senior Center, 505 Walnut Street, Suite 3, Monticello, MN 55362
    Cost: Call to confirm.
    Contact: 763-682-7486

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    Mora (Kanabec County)

    Adult grief support

    Ingebrand Funeral Home hosts a series of support group sessions for grieving adults.
    When: Series meets every other Monday for eight sessions, Fall and Spring.
    Where: Ingebrand Funeral Home, 825 South Union Street, Mora, MN 55051
    Cost: Call to confirm.
    Contact: 320-679-1933

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    Morris (Stevens County)

    Adult grief support

    Stevens Community Medical Center hosts a series for grieving adults.
    When: For dates and times, call 320-589-7625.
    Where: 400 East First Street, Morris, MN 56267

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    North Branch

    Loss of spouse

    Fairview Lakes HomeCaring & Hospice sponsors a support group for people of any age who have lost a partner or spouse.
    When: Tuesdays, 4 to 5:30 p.m.
    Cost: Call to confirm.
    Contact: Call 651-257-7815 to get location.

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    Northfield

    Bereavement support

    Northfield Hospice offers grief support and educational events for all adult community members in the Northfield area. The group is free and open to the public; your loved one did not need to be under Hospice care for you to attend. We also offer a range of educational events and speakers throughout the year.
    When: Evenings, vary
    Where: 2000 North Avenue, Northfield, MN 55057
    Cost: Free
    Contact: Call or email Katie Jacobi, MSW, Bereavement Coordinator, 507-646-1037.

    Northfield Grief Coalition

    All groups and events are open to the public, and everyone is welcome to attend. Church affiliation in NOT required. Groups are held weekly at various locations in the community and you do not need to preregister, unless otherwise noted.
    Contact: Call or email Katie Jacobi, MSW, Bereavement Coordinator, 507-646-1037.

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    Olivia (Renville County)

    Grieving Together

    Renville County Hospice offers a grief education and support series for adults.
    When: Series runs every spring and fall for five weeks in evenings, call to confirm date and time. 
    Where: Renville County Hospital, 611 E. Fairview Avenue
    Cost: Call to confirm.
    Contact: Amy Boettger, MSN, at 320-523-3451

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    Onamia

    Grief Support Group

    Mille Lacs Health System sponsors an on-going support group for adults.
    When: First and third Thursday of each month
    Where: Isle Recreation Center
    Cost: Call to confirm
    Contact: Sue Lyback, LSW, 320-532-2742. Please call Sue before first attendance.

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    Ortonville

    Bereavement support

    A collaboratively sponsored group with Larson Funeral Home of Ortonville, Clinton, Graceville & Browns Valley. Please call 320-839-2588 for details.

    Owatonna

    Support Together And Remembrance (STAR)

    This group provides grief education and open conversation about the healing journey through grief for men and women.
    When: Mondays 5 to 6:30 p.m. 
    Where: Allina Health Home Care and Hospice - Homestead Hospice House, 2350 NW 26th St., Owatonna
    Cost: No cost, but registration recommended
    Contact: Shannon Kuball at 507-977-2856

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    Park Rapids

    Grief Support Group

    St. Joseph's Area Health Services offers an on-going grief education and support course for adults.
    When: First Thursday of the month, 2-3:30 p.m.
    Where: 600 Pleasant Avenue
    Cost: Call to confirm.
    Contact: Laurel Hed, LSW, 218-237-5744

    Grief Support Group

    St. Joseph's Area Health Services offers an on-going grief education and support course for adults.
    When: First Tuesday of the month, 2-3:30 p.m.
    Where: Hope Lutheran Church, Walker
    Cost: Call to confirm.
    Contact: Laurel Hed, LSW, 218-237-5744

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    Red Wing

    Adult Grief Support Group

    Mayo Red Wing sponsors grief education and support group series for adults.
    Contact: Kathy at 651-385-3412 for times and locations.

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    Rochester and surrounding area

    Mayo Clinic Hospice offers grief groups for children, teens and adults as well as commemorative activities and social events. Call 507-284-4002 for more information.

    Adult Grief Group

    Seasons Hospice offers this 8- to 10-week grief group for adults.
    When: Three times/year, evenings
    Where: Seasons Hospice Office, 1696 Greenview Dr SW
    Cost: Call to confirm. Registration is required.
    Contact: Call Heidi Smith at 507-285-1930 or cges@seasonshospice.org. Learn more at www.seasonshospice.org.

    Community Grief Support Group

    Mayo Clinic Hospice offers this group for adults grieving the loss of a significant person. The group provides an opportunity to connect with others who are grieving and offers a safe place to be understood and share needs, concerns, and feelings of losing someone to death. The afternoon session is for those grieving the death of a spouse or significant other. The evening session is for those grieving the death of a child, grandchild, parent, grandparent, spouse or significant other.
    When: Mondays, Sept. 11–Oct. 30, 2017; Afternoon Session 1 p.m.–2:30 p.m. OR Evening Session 6:30 p.m.–8 p.m.    
    Where: Call for location.
    Cost: Free but registration is required by Aug. 25.
    Contact: Kelley Adelsman at 507-284-1690 or 800-679-9084 or adelsman.kelley@mayo.edu.

    Drop-In Teen Days

    Seasons Hospice offers this group for teens grades 7-12 in a safe, creative space where they can share their story of loss.
    When: Third Wednesday each month, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
    Where: Seasons Hospice Office, 1696 Greenview Dr SW
    Cost: Call to confirm. Registration is required.
    Contact: Call Heidi Smith at 507-285-1930 or cges@seasonshospice.org. Learn more at www.seasonshospice.org.

    GriefShare

    GriefShare is a faith-based grief support group for those mourning the loss of a loved one. Check website for locations and times at GriefShare.

    Healing Adventures Camp

    Mayo Clinic Hospice invites children and teens (ages 5 to 18) who have experienced the death of a significant person in their life to this one-day camp. Campers will have the opportunity to spend time with other children who have had a similar experience and meet with trained grief facilitators who will encourage discussion on loss, grief, healing, and new beginnings. Campers will be assigned to age-appropriate groups and will participate in a variety of activities, including nature walks, crafts, music, petting zoo, rock wall climbing, and group time. Families are required to participate in a closing activity with the campers from 3–4 p.m. An optional Parent/Guardian Support Session will be offered from 9–10:30 a.m.
    When: Saturday, September 16, 2017; 8:30 a.m.–4 p.m.                      
    Where: Ironwood Springs Ranch, 7291CR 6 SW, Stewartville, MN 55976
    Cost: Free but registration required by Sept. 1
    Contact: Call Amy Stelpflug at 507-284-4527 or 800-679-9084 or stelpflug.amy@mayo.edu for application forms.

    Ongoing education and discussion

    Heartland Hospice offers ongoing education and discussion groups for grieving adults. Call 507-292-1170 for dates and times.

    Newly Bereaved

    Seasons Hospice offers this discussion group for anyone who has experienced the death of a loved one within the last four months.
    When: Ongoing. First Thursday of each month, 6:30–8:30 p.m. and third Thursday of each month, 12–2 p.m.
    Where: Seasons Hospice Office, 1696 Greenview Dr SW
    Cost: Call to confirm. Registration is required.
    Contact: Call Heidi Smith at 507-285-1930 or cges@seasonshospice.org. Learn more at www.seasonshospice.org.

    Pet Loss Group

    Seasons Hospice offers this group for those who have lost a pet through death.
    When: Second Wednesday each month, 6–7 p.m.
    Where: Seasons Hospice Office, 1696 Greenview Dr SW
    Cost: Call to confirm. Registration is required.
    Contact: Call Heidi Smith at 507-285-1930 or cges@seasonshospice.org. Learn more at www.seasonshospice.org.

    Pregnancy & Infant Loss Group

    Seasons Hospice offers this group for those who have lost a baby through miscarriage, stillbirth, at the time of birth or within the first month after birth.  
    When: Second Thursday each month, 6:30 p.m.–8 p.m.
    Where: Seasons Hospice Office, 1696 Greenview Dr SW
    Cost: Call to confirm. Registration is required.
    Contact: Call Heidi Smith at 507-285-1930 or cges@seasonshospice.org. Learn more at www.seasonshospice.org.

    Pregnancy After Loss Group

    Seasons Hospice offers this group for parents who have lost a baby and are now pregnant again.
    When: First Wednesday each month, 6:30 p.m.–8 p.m.
    Where: Seasons Hospice Office, 1696 Greenview Dr SW
    Cost: Call to confirm. Registration is required.
    Contact: Call Heidi Smith at 507-285-1930 or cges@seasonshospice.org. Learn more at www.seasonshospice.org.

    Survivors of Suicide Group

    Seasons Hospice offers two groups: one for adults and one for teens who have lost someone close to them through suicide.
    When: Third Wednesday each month, 6–7:30 p.m.
    Where: Seasons Hospice Office, 1696 Greenview Dr SW
    Cost: Call to confirm. Registration is required.
    Contact: Call Heidi Smith at 507-285-1930 or cges@seasonshospice.org. Learn more at www.seasonshospice.org.

    Veterans Grief Group

    Seasons Hospice offers this 8-week program led by Vietnam vets and Timothy Haskamp, LICSW, focusing on the theme of grief, loss and change.
    When: Tuesdays September 12 through October 31, 2017; 6–8 p.m.
    Where: Seasons Hospice Office, 1696 Greenview Dr SW
    Cost: No cost, but registration is required.
    Contact: Call Heidi Smith at 507-285-1930 or cges@seasonshospice.org. Learn more at www.seasonshospice.org.

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    Roseau

    Adult grief series

    Northern Communities Hospice sponsors a series of education and support group sessions for adults experiencing the loss of a loved one.
    When: Series runs for six weeks at a time. Call to confirm.
    Where: Roseau Area Hospital, 715 Delmore Drive, Roseau, MN 56761
    Cost: Call to confirm.
    Contact: Call Joe McDonnell at 218-463-3211.

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    Saint Cloud

    RTS Bereavement Support Group

    This group is for families and women who have lost a baby due to miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, stillbirth or newborn death.
    When: Second Monday of the month, 7:00-8:30 p.m.
    Where: Conference Center, Maple room, St. Cloud Hospital, 1406 Sixth Avenue North, St. Cloud, MN 56303
    Cost: Call to confirm.
    Contact: Call Family Birthing Center at 320-251-2700 (ext. 53528) or Spiritual Care at 320-251-2700 (ext. 54621).

    Grief Support Group

    Heartland Hospice offers an ongoing adult grief and loss support group.
    When: Wednesday evenings, 5:30 p.m.
    Where: Heartland Hospice, 1257 2nd Street N., Sauk Rapids, MN 56379 
    Cost: Free
    Contact: Call Linda Hall, LSW, bereavement coordinator, at 320-654-1136 or 1-877-249-8836.

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    Staples

    Grief education series

    Lakewood Health System offers a Fall and Winter support group for adults 18 years of age and older. Special arrangements are available for those younger than 18.
    When: Fall and Spring, call to register and learn dates/times.
    Where: Lakewood Health Main Campus, 49725 County 83
    Cost: Call to confirm.                                
    Contact: Amber, 218-894-8623

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    Stillwater

    Weathering Life's Losses

    Lakeview Hospital and Hospice sponsors an ongoing grief support group for adults who have experienced loss.
    When: Call for more info.
    Where: Lakeview Hospital, 927 Churchill Street West
    Cost: Free, no registration required
    Contact: Bob Furnis 651-430-4578

    Kids and Teens in Grief

    Lakeview Hospital sponsors a six-week session three times a year for kids and teens who have experienced the loss of a loved on. A parent/guardian component is also a part of the session.
    When: Every Thursday for six weeks, 6 to 7:15 p.m., call to confirm dates.
    Where: Boutwell's Landing, 5600 Norwich Parkway, Oak Park Heights
    Cost: Free, no registration required
    Contact: Bob Furniss 651-430-4578

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    Thief River Falls

    Grief Journey for Adults offers ongoing support for grieving adults ages 18 and older.
    When: First Tuesday of each month, 1-2:30 p.m.
    Where: Hospice of the Red River Valley, 1845 Highway 59S, Thief River Falls, MN
    Contact: For more information, call 1-800-237-4629.

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    Virginia

    Grief group

    Essentia Health St. Mary's East Range sponsors an eight-week session for people who have lost loved ones of any age due to any cause.
    When: Eight weeks, Spring and Fall
    Where: Locations vary, call for more information.
    Cost: Call to confirm
    Contact: Kathy McQuillan, bereavement coordinator, 1-877-851-2213 or 218-749-7975

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    Wabasha

    Grief Support Group

    Mayo Clinic sponsors this seven-week support group each fall and spring.
    When: Call to confirm dates and times.
    Where: St. Elizabeth's Medical Center
    Cost: Call to confirm.
    Contact: Mindy Wise, SN, 651-565-5550 or 1-800-506-5519

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    Williams

    For all ages

    This grief support group is for people of all ages.
    When: Third Thursday of each month, 7 p.m.
    Where: Bethany Lutheran Church, 475 Zipple Avenue, Williams, MN 56686
    Cost: Call to confirm.
    Contact: Call Nancy Craig at 218-783-4832.

    Willmar

    Bereavement support group

    Rice Hospice offers six-week session support groups throughout the year.
    When: Call to confirm.
    Where: Call to confirm.
    Cost: Call to confirm.
    Contact: Judy Dunlop at 320-231-4442

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    Winona (Winona County)

    Grief support series

    Winona Area Hospice Services offers a support group series for persons experiencing grief and loss.
    When: Series runs for six weeks at various times throughout the year.
    Where: Winona Area Hospice Services, 175 East Wabasha Street, Winona, MN 55987
    Cost: Call to confirm.
    Contact: 507-457-4468

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