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Widows and widowers

  • Metro-wide

    The Grief Project

    This group offers retreats and other programs for newly widowed men and women.
    Contact: 651-298-1343 or go to The Grief Project website

    Widowed Gathering: Journey to Healing & Wholeness

    Join us for a day of companionship and support. We will meet to renew, learn, and connect with other widowed people.
    When: Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018; 11:30 a.m.–4 p.m.
    Where: TULA Yoga, 99 Snelling Ave N, St. Paul, MN 55104
    Cost: No cost, but registration is required.


    Young Widowed Grief Support Group

    Park Nicollet sponsors an ongoing grief support group for newly widowed adults ages 20 to 55.
    When: Second Thursday of each month, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Call to confirm.
    Where: Park Nicollet Methodist Hospice, 700 5th Street So, Hopkins, MN 55343 (Westside Business Park: enter on north side of building)
    Cost: Free
    Contact: 952-993-0594

    New Ulm

    Spouse Support Group

    For those who have lost a spouse or significant other.
     First and third Tuesday of each month at 9:30 a.m., Lunch on second Thursday of each month at 11 a.m.
    Where: New Ulm Medical Center – Hospital Board Room, 1324 Fifth Street North, New Ulm, MN 56073
    Cost: Free
    Contact: Erika Sletten, 507-217-5006,

    St. Paul

    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, Sept. 4 – Oct. 9, 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: 651-789-5032 


    Spouse Loss Support and Education Group

    Facilitated by Lakeview Hospice Bereavement Coordinator Leigh Hartenberg and Volunteer Laurie Sherburne
    When: Wednesday, once a month 4:30–6 p.m. (sessions vary between second and third week of the month due to scheduling)
    Where: Hardenberg Room, Lakeview Hospital, Stillwater
    Cost: Free, but advance registration required
    Contact: Call 651-430-5814.