Western Virginia Support Groups


Heritage United Methodist Church
Surviving the Loss of a Spouse– A Six Week Program for widowed men and women.   There is no fee or restriction as to length of time being widowed.
September 12, 2017 through October 17, 2017
582 Leesville Road, Lynchburg, VA 24502                                                                                         For more information or to express interest in participating, please call 434-239-4291 or 434-525-2971

Comfort Zone Camp Sponsored grief website, very teen friendly –http://www.hellogrief.org/

Carilion Clinic Hospice/Roanoke – Journey of Hope
Carilion Clinic Hospice, 1615 Franklin Rd., Roanoke, VA 24016
Grief support groups meet 3 times each year. Each group runs for 8 consecutive weeks, and includes grief education, group discussion and support.
For information call 540-224-4753.

Grief Support Group
Wythe County Community Hospital, Wytheville, VA
Dena Cress, Hospice Social Worker or Chaplan Mirian Dakin

Grief Share
Weekly seminar and support group for people who are grieving the death of someone close to them.
Meeting at First Baptist Church, 515 Third Street SW Roanoke, VA 24016.
Call the church office at 224-3300 for additional information.

“Living with Loss”
Good Samaritan Hospice, Roanoke, VA
Grief Support Groups – Classes twice a year for 8 week sessions
540-776-0198 www.goodsamhospice.org

Gentle Shepherd Hospice
Grief Support Groups offered in Roanoke and Lynchburg
Kathy Barton – Bereavement Coordinator
540-989-6265 or 800-789-0586

Community Grief & Loss Center – Roanoke
Family Service of Roanoke Valley, 360 Campbell Ave, SW, Roanoke, VA 24016
Contact person is Frannie Gaeta, MSW at fgaeta@fsrv.org.

Crisis Intervention Hotline
Blacksburg, VA, 540-961-8400

RTS Bereavement Services
Counseling and support for bereaved parents of infants and newborns
Virginia Baptist Hospital, Lynchburg, VA
Evelyn Harker 434-947-4660

Virginia Baptist Hospital Pastoral Care
Lynchburg, VA, 434-947-4501

Surviving Loss of a Spouse
Lynchburg, VA
Heritage United Methodist Church – 434-239-4291
Don and Angela Smith 434-525-2971

Widow to Widow
Duiguid Funeral Services
1st Christian Church 3109 Rivermont Ave., Lynchburg, VA
Alice Keys – Coordinator of Bereavement Services 434-385-8900

Pathway Support Group
Bedford Hospice Care, Bedford, VA
Wanda Osburn – Bereavement Coordinator 540-587-6592
A Grief Journey, Carilion Hospice 540-224-4753

The Compassionate Friends
For families who have experienced the death of a child at any age and from any cause. Meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at The Good Samaritan Hospice, Wentworth Place, 2408 Electric Rd., Roanoke, VA 24018
Contact us at 540-797-9470 or email: Roanoke.TCF@gmail.com. WWW.TCFROANOKE.ORG

The Compassionate Friends
A support group for adults who have lost a child – Lynchburg, VA
Church, 4434 Boonsboro Road. (434) 947-4501.

The Compassionate Friends
A Grief support group for adults who have a lost a child – Fredericksburg, VA                                   The group meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month in the fellowship hall of                                   Redeemer Lutheran Church, 5120 Harrison Road, Fredericksburg, VA                                                 From 7:30-9:00pm                                                                                                                       For more information call Kathie at 540-220-4325.

Blue Ridge Hospice
Various grief support services
333 West Cork Street, Suite #405, Winchester, VA 22601
Call 540-536-5210 or email hospice@blueridgehospice.org
website: www.blueridgehospice.org