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  • Allina Health

    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: Tuesdays, Feb. 7, Feb. 21, March 7, March 21, April 4, April 18, 2017; 5-7 p.m. 
    Where: Allina Health Home Care Services, 1055 Westgate Dr, Suite 100, St. Paul, MN 55114
    Cost: No cost, but RSVPs appreciated 
    Contact: Laura Mortenson at 612-262-7263 or Laura.Mortenson@Allina.com 

    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, 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.

    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.

    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.

    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

    Mother Loss Grief Support Group

    Reflect on grief and loss and receive relevant grief education and materials in this 4-session grief support group for people who are grieving the loss of their mother.
    When: Tuesdays, April 4, 11, 18, 25, 2017; 6-7:30 p.m. 
    Where: Arlington Hills United Methodist Church, 759 E Cty Rd B, Maplewood, MN
    Cost: No cost, but registration required by March 24
    Contact: 651-232-3543 or griefsupportservices@healtheast.org

    Everybody Grieves: Adult Grief Education

    This is a class (not a support group) to help adults better understand and cope with their grief after the death of a loved one.
    When: Tuesday, May 16, 2017; 6-8 p.m.
    Where: Arlington Hills United Methodist Church, 759 E Cty Rd B, Maplewood, MN
    Cost: No cost, but registration required by May 11
    Contact: 651-232-3543 or griefsupportservices@healtheast.org

    Writing for Reflection, Remembrance, and Renewal

    Safely explore your feelings of grief through writing in this 4-session writing series.
    When:
    Tuesdays, April 4, 11, 18, 25, 2017; 1:30-3 p.m. 
    Where: St. Michael's Lutheran Church, 1660 Cty Rd B W, Roseville, MN
    Cost: No cost, but registration required by March 24
    Contact: 651-232-3543 or griefsupportservices@healtheast.org

    Our Lady of Peace

    Spouse/Partner Loss Group

    When: Tuesdays, March 14, 21, 28, April 4, 11, 18, 2017, 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 

    Parent Support Workshop

    For those who have experienced the death of an adult child.
    When: Tuesday, May 2, 2017, 10 a.m.-12 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 

    Mother Loss Retreat 

    Support for adult daughters who have experienced the death of their mother.
    When: Saturday, April 29, 2017, 9:30 a.m.-12 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 

    Parent Loss Workshop

    For adults who have experienced the death of a parent.
    When: Wednesday, May 31, 2017, 7-8:30 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