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  • Allina Health

    Mother Loss for Adult Daughters

    Six-week support group series for daughters of mothers who have died within the last two years.
    When: Mondays, May 1-June 12, 2017; 6–8 p.m.  (no meeting Memorial Day May 29)
    Where: Allina Health Home Care Services, 1055 Westgate Dr, Suite 100, St. Paul, MN 55114
    Cost: $45 for series
    Contact: Allina Grief Resources at 651-628-1752

    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.

    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:

    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 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 Grief Project

    A day of healing through art and sacred drumming. Join us for a day of companionship and support; to renew, learn, and connect with other widowed people.
    When: Saturday, June 10, 2017; 11:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
    Where: Tula Yoga, 99 Snelling Ave N, St. Paul
    Cost: Free, but registration is required
    Contact: Register on their website at:


    No groups at this time.


    Newly Bereaved Support Group

    This group provides grief education and support for adults who are newly bereaved. Meet others who are newly grieving and discover you are not alone, while receiving support and ideas for coping in a safe space.
    When: Thursday, June 1, 2017; 1–3 p.m.  
    Where: HealthPartners Como Clinic, 2500 Como Ave, St. Paul, MN
    Cost: No cost, but registration is required
    Contact: Call Korie at 952-883-7117 to register.

    Our Lady of Peace

    Living with Loss

    A drop-in support group for grieving adults who have experienced a loss through death.
    When: Wednesdays in May 2017, 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 required  
    Contact: Debbie Swanson at 651-789-5032 or

    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

    Teddy Bear Workshop

    Create a special teddy bear from your loved one's clothing, with assistance from skilled volunteers.
    When: Saturday, June 24, 2017. Session 1: 9 a.m.–noon or Session 2: 1–3 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

    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.