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Grief Support

Resources

Family Hospice and Palliative Care, Part of UPMC Home Nursing Agency, is committed to helping people cope with grief. The following resources may be helpful for those who are mourning the loss of a loved one:

The Home Nursing Agency Healing Patch provides support for grieving children and their families. Click here for more information about the Healing Patch and to access resources for grieving children.

Grief Support Groups

Family Hospice offers Grief Support Groups for those who have experienced the loss of a loved one. Grief can be very painful and difficult at times, and we invite you to come and join us as we share our thoughts, express our feelings and discuss how we can work through the grieving process.

Groups are offered throughout our service area at different times of the year. Many areas hold groups in six-week sessions in the spring and fall, and other areas offer a group monthly. Anyone from the community is invited to attend the Grief Support Group at no charge. Call 1-800-445-6262 for more information.

Bedford County

Monthly on the last Tuesday of each month (exception in December)
Jan. 31 | Feb. 28 | March 28 | April 25 | May 30 | June 27 | July 25 | Aug. 29 | Sept. 26 | Oct. 31 | Nov. 28 | Dec. 19
2:30 - 3:30 PM
HNA Bedford County Office, 227 Hospital Drive, Suite 7, Everett

Blair County

Sunday afternoons for 10 weeks beginning September 10, 2017
Sept. 10 | Sept. 17 | Sept. 24 | Oct. 1 | Oct. 8 | Oct. 15 | Oct. 22 | Oct. 29 | Nov. 5 | Nov. 12
5 - 6 PM
HNA Huntingdon County Office, 9492 William Penn Highway, Huntingdon

Cambria County

Six-week group series held in the spring and fall.

Centre County

Monthly on the 1st Wednesday of each month
Jan. 4 | Feb. 1 | March 1 | April 5 | May 3 | June 7 | July 5 | Aug. 2 | Sept. 6 | Oct. 4 | Nov. 1 | Dec. 6
2 - 3:30 PM
Trinity Lutheran Church, 2221 North Oak Lane, State College

Huntingdon County

Sunday afternoons for 10 weeks beginning September 10, 2017
Sept. 10 | Sept. 17 | Sept. 24 | Oct. 1 | Oct. 8 | Oct. 15 | Oct. 22 | Oct. 29 | Nov. 5 | Nov. 12
5 - 6 PM
HNA Huntingdon County Office, 9492 William Penn Highway, Huntingdon

Mifflin County

Second Wednesday of each month from September - December 2017
Sept. 13 | Oct. 11 | Nov. 8 | Dec. 13
11 AM - Noon
HNA Mifflin County Office, 129 South Main Street, Lewistown