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St. Paul

  • 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.

    Allina Health

    Men's Grief Support Group

    A drop-in support group for men who've lost someone due to death, in a supportive group environment, facilitated by Allina Health Hospice grief counselor 
    When: First Saturday of every month; 10 a.m.–noon 
    Where: Allina Health Home Care Services, 1055 Westgate Dr, Suite 100, St. Paul, MN 55114 
    Cost: No cost, no RSVP needed
    Contact: Allina Grief Resources at 651-628-1752 or AHCSGriefResources@Allina.com

    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.

    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:   

    • Art Therapy Group   
    • Spouse/Partner Group  
    • Parent Loss Group 

    When: Call for availability. 
    Where: Center for Grief, 1122 Grand Ave, St. Paul, MN 55105 
    Cost: $75 per session. Insurance accepted and sliding fee scale available. 
    Contact: Call 651-641-0177. Website:  www.griefloss.org.

    Children's Hospitals & Clinics of Minnesota

    Minneapolis campus: 2525 Chicago Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55404 
    St. Paul campus: 345 N Smith, St. Paul, MN 55102

    The Children's Bereavement Coordinator can assist in finding community bereavement resources. Please call for current programming. 
    Bereavement Phone Line: 612-813-7216

    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 S, Minneapolis, MN 55404. Contact 612-813-6285 or kathleen.fernbach@childrensMN.org. 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.

    HealthEast

    No HealthEast groups at this time.

    HealthPartners

    No HealthPartners groups at this time.

    Our Lady of Peace

    Capturing Memories that Heal, Addressing Memories that Need our Attention

    After the death of our loved one all is not lost; memories exist. What can we do to preserve the memories that bring us comfort?  What can we do with those memories that are troublesome? This workshop will explore both aspects. Our time together will include practical suggestions as well as time for participants to share creative ideas.
    When: Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018; 9-11 a.m.
    Where: Our Lady of Peace Home, 2076 St. Anthony Ave, St. Paul, MN 55104
    Contact: Debbie Swanson at 651-789-5032 or debbies@ourladyofpeacemn.org

    Drop-In Grief Support

    When: Wednesdays, Jan. 3, 17, Feb. 7, 21, March 7, 21, April 4, 18, 2018; 6–7:30 p.m. 
    Where: Our Lady of Peace Home & Hospice, 2076 St. Anthony Ave, St. Paul, MN 55104   
    Cost: Free but registration is appreciated   
    Contact: Debbie Swanson at 651-789-5032 or debbies@ourladyofpeacemn.org

    Family Systems: Addressing the realities that are at the core of life

    We can choose our friends but we cannot choose our family. This presentation will address the complexities of the family system and healthy ways we can deal with the loss of a family member. We will also explore how to deal with challenging family dynamics.
    When: Wednesday, May 16, 2018; 7-8:30 p.m. OR Saturday, May 19, 2018; 9-10:30 a.m.
    Where: Our Lady of Peace Home, 2076 St. Anthony Ave, St. Paul, MN 55104
    Contact: Debbie Swanson at 651-789-5032 or debbies@ourladyofpeacemn.org

    Spouse/Partner Loss Grief Support Group

    This six-week support group is an opportunity to share your experience of grief and loss and receive support in a safe and confidential setting with a trained facilitator. 
    When: Tuesdays, March 6 – April 10, 2018; 2–3:30 p.m. 
    Where: Our Lady of Peace Home & Hospice, 2076 St. Anthony Ave, St. Paul, MN 55104   
    Cost: Free but registration is required   
    Contact: Debbie Swanson at 651-789-5032 or debbies@ourladyofpeacemn.org

    Survivor Resources

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

    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 Leigh Block at 651-266-5674.