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  • Southern suburbs  Hastings
    Burnsville Red Wing 
    Cottage Grove Woodbury 

    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.

    Southern suburbs

    Growing Through Loss - South Suburban Coalition

    Educational series for grieving adults. Each session begins with a speaker, followed by small group discussions. Each session is complete in itself. You're welcome to attend one or all. The Interdenominational South Suburban Grief Support Coalition is made up of churches in Lakeville, West St. Paul, Eagan, Savage, Rosemount, Prior Lake, Mendota, Burnsville and Apple Valley. 
    When: Call for dates.                    
    Where: Call for location.
    Cost: Freewill offering (proceeds to support the Growing Through Loss ministry)
    Contact: 651-452-8261. Email: Web:


    Youth Grief Support

    Youth Grief Services offers a support series for kids ages 4 to 18 who have had a loved-one die.
    When: Twice a year, 6:45–7:45 p.m.
    Where: Ebenezer Ridges, 13810 Community Drive, Burnsville                    
    Cost: Free
    Contact: Pre-registration required, call 952-892-2111.

    Cottage Grove

    Grief Care Group

    Kok Funeral Homes and area churches sponsor educational support meetings which include speaker presentations regarding several topics related to the grief journey followed by discussion within the group. A detailed schedule is available online at
    When: First and Third Mondays of the Month (Except for summer: June, July, August - Only First Monday); 6:30–8:00 p.m.
    Where: South Washington County Senior Center: 8400 E. Point Douglas Rd., Cottage Grove, MN 55016
    Cost: Free
    Contact: 651-459-2483 


    Hastings Area Grief Support Group

    The Hastings Area Grief Support Group sponsors regular grief education and support group sessions for anyone grieving the death of a significant person. In a respectful Christian atmosphere, this coalition welcomes all people with opportunities to understand and express their own grief experience.
    When: 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month, 6–7:30 p.m.
    Where: Tilden Community Center, 310 River St, Hastings, MN 55033
    Cost: Free
    Contact: Donna Mathiowetz at 651-983-0135 or 

    Red Wing

    Adult Grief Support Group

    Registration is required for this support group series sponsored by Fairview Red Wing Home Care and Hospice.
    When: Twice per year in the Fall and Spring, 5:00–7:30 p.m.
    Where: Fairview Red Wing Medical Center, 701 Fairview Blvd., Red Wing, MN 55066
    Cost: Call to confirm.
    Contact: Karen Hanson at 651-267-5386


    Grief Support Group

    Open to all who are grieving a loss. This ongoing group will allow members to reflect on grief and loss and receive grief education and support. No registration required.  
    When: Second and Fourth Tuesdays beginning January 8 & 22, 2019; 5–6:30 pm. 
    Where: Woodwinds Hospital, Conference Room B, 1925 Woodwinds Dr, Woodbury, MN
    Cost: No cost
    Contact: Call 651-232-3543 or email

    Parent Loss: Coffee & Conversation

    This is a time for you to talk about what is on your mind with others who are grieving the loss of a parent. Exploring grief with others who understand can help. Grief education and ideas about how to cope with the loss or a parent will be discussed.
    When: Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019; 6–7:30 p.m.   
    Where: Woodwinds Hospital, Room C-1, 1925 Woodwinds Dr, Woodbury, MN
    Cost: No cost, but registration is required. Space is limited.
    Contact: Call 651-232-3543 or email