Support Groups

Wyoming County Bereavement Support Group

Sponsored by Wyoming County Office for the Aging 

8 Perry Avenue

Warsaw, NY 14569 

Phone: 585-786-8833 1(800) 836-0067 

E-mail: officeaging@wyomingco.net

The group meets on the first and third Monday of each month from 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm

 

Livingston County Bereavement Support Group

(Contact the Health Education Department at (585) 243-7299 for specific dates and times.)

 

Bereavement Coordinator 

Email: jcraft@co.livingston.ny.us   

Livingston County Hospice - (585) 243-7290

 

Support Group Schedule:

St. Timothy's Lutheran Church

Rt 20 A 5015 Lakeville Rd

Geneseo, NY 14454

2nd Monday of the Month: 6:00 PM-7:30 PM at 

2nd and 4th Wednesday of the Month: 1:30 PM-3:00 PM

 

Noyes Hospital

111 Clara Barton Street

Dansville, NY 14437-9503

(585) 335-6001

 1st & 3rd Tuesdays of the Month

Conference Rm C - 3-4:30 pm (park in registration area)

 

Life After Loss

Overdose & Suicide Loss Bereavement Support Group

Goodwill Community Center 

4119 Lakeville Road, Geneseo, NY 14454. 

For questions or to get more information, 

please contact (585) 243-7250.

Meetings are every month on the 4th Thursday until Thursday, December 31, 2020 from 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Website: http://gvhp.org

Genesee County Bereavement Support Group

GriefShare Support Group at Northgate Free Methodist

8160 Bank Street Road

Batavia, NY 14020

https://northgatefmc.churchcenter.com

585-343-4011

GriefShare is a 13 week group designed to support those grieving the loss of a loved one, due to death. Group includes a weekly video presentation and time for discussion that will offer hope, encouragement, and comfort.

Call for meeting times.

Each meeting is self-contained; one does not need to attend in order. 

Survivors of Suicide - MHAGO

Mental Health Association of Genesee & Orleans Counties

25 Liberty Street

Batavia, NY 14020

www.mhago.org

585-344-2611

Fax: 585-345-1418

This group provides a safe environment for those who have lost a loved one to suicide. It can be powerful to connect with other survivors and be able talk openly about suicide with people who truly understand.

Call for group date and time.

Office hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm.

Online Support Resources

Click on the Resource Title to take you to the website.

Crisis, Grief and Healing 

Webhealing.com, the first interactive grief website on the internet, offers discussion boards, articles, book suggestions, and advice for men and women working through every aspect of grief. The site’s founder, Tom Golden LCSW, has provided book excerpts and contact information to help those healing from loss.

 

Willowgreen   

Willowgreen offers support and information for those dealing with life transition & aging, illness & caregiving, loss & grief, and hope & spirituality. The site offers advice, products, and inspirational materials.

 

Grief and Loss   

The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) website contains a Grief & Loss section with grief-related articles and information.

Growth House  

Growth House is an award-winning website that offers international resources for life-threatening illnesses and end of life care. The site features hypertext topic pages that explain major issues across the spectrum of hospice and home care, palliative care, pain management, grief, death with dignity, and quality improvement. It also offers disease-specific guides, an online bookstore, and even their own radio station.

 

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization   

The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization’s website provides a host of information and resources for people facing a life-limiting illness or injury and their caregivers. 

 

Coping with Grief or Loss

There is no right or wrong way to grieve, but there are healthy ways to deal with the grieving process. This website offers tips that can help.  It talks about the grieving process and symptoms of grief.

 

Emotional Intelligence Tool Kit

Health Talk offers a free program with tools for managing stress , improving your relationships, and bringing your life into balance.