Hospice of North Ottawa Community's Bereavement Services are open to anyone in the community who has lost someone close - even if the loved one was never under Hospice care. Our counseling and professional services include:
Provided to both children and adults by trained bereavement counselors, sessions may take place in the home or Hospice offices.
Life After Loss
This on-going adult grief support group provides opportunities to receive emotional support as well as resources that explore the many aspects of dealing with grief. The group is facilitated by a trained Hospice bereavement counselor.
Social outings at area restaurants are held for anyone who has lost a loved one through death. This program provides an opportunity for good conversation with new friends.
An 8-week informational series offered to anyone who has experienced a death-related loss that combines education with personal sharing. This annual series is designed to increase understanding of the emotional, spiritual, and relationship changes that occur following a significant loss.
Specialized support for those who have suffered the loss of a baby through miscarriage, stillbirth or neonatal death. Individualized resources and support are provided by trained bereavement counselors. Click here for more information.
A thirteen-month series of informative bereavement letters and articles.
Grief-related books, articles, videos and bibliographies available for community use.
Annual Memorial Service
Candle light service open to the community.
Call (616) 846-2015 extension 3 for more information about any of our Grief Support programs.
You may also contact Trudie Kok at firstname.lastname@example.org or Justine TerHaar at email@example.com.