Schedule of Groups, Workshops and Events

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Children, Teens and Families Program

The Good Mourning Program

Mondays, July 15, Aug. 19, NO Sept. monthly due to Camp (Sept. 14-15), Oct. 21; 6:45-8:00pm

A monthly support group for children, teens, young adults and families (including a Spanish-speaking adult group) who have lost a loved one through death. Third Monday of every month.

Preliminary interview required prior to registration. For location and registration, please call 847-653-3140. No fee.

 


Memorial Service

Interfaith Memorial Service

Sunday, October 27; 2:00pm

A service for family and friends whose loved ones were served by Rainbow Hospice and Palliative Care. All community bereaved who wish to remember their loved ones are welcome.

Registration preferred. Please register at 847-653-3141 or MemorialServiceRSVP@RainbowHospice.org

Location to be announced

 

Especially Remembering You

Date to be announced

A time for sharing, honoring and remembering for family members and loved ones who have lost through death, an adult with a developmental disability.

Registration required; please call 847-653-3141.

Held at: Adult Down Syndrome Center, 1610 Luther Lane, Park Ridge

 


Familial Loss

Adult Loss of Parent

Wednesdays, July 10 & 24, August 7, 21, & 28; 7:00-8:30pm

A five-session support group for adults who are grieving the loss of a parent.

Registration required; please call 847-653-3141.
Fee: $50 for five sessions.

Held at: Park Ridge Community Church, 100 Courtland Ave, Park Ridge

 


LGBTQIA and Gender Expansive Support Group

Grief & Resilience Group

Thursdays; 6:00–7:30 pm

A therapeutic support group for LGBTQIA/GE folks who have experienced the loss of a partner/spouse/significant other in the last two years. This is a co-sponsored group with Howard Brown Health Counseling Center.

Registration required. Fee: Accepts most insurance and sliding scale. Contact Hugh Cole, LCSW/CADC/CGP at 773-572-8364 or HughC@HowardBrown.org.

Held at: Howard Brown Health Counseling Center, 3948 N. Sheridan Rd., Chicago

 


Support Groups

Monday Mourning with Friends – Joliet

Mondays, July 15, Aug. 19, Sept. 16; 10:00-11:30am
Support group for adults of any age who have experienced the death of a loved one.

Registration preferred; please call 847-653-3141 for additional information or to register. No Fee.

Held at: Presence Villa Franciscan, 210 Springfield Ave., Joliet

 

Grief Share – Elgin

Third Thursday of the month; July 18, Aug. 15, Sept. 19; 7:00pm

An ongoing support group designed to provide emotional support and guidance after the loss of a loved one. Facilitated by AMITA Health Spiritual Care.

Registration is not required; but you may call 847-695-3200, ext. 5767, to register. No fee.

Held at: AMITA Health St. Joseph Hospital Elgin (St. Joseph Room)
77 N. Airlite St., Elgin

 

Spanish Support Group

A monthly support group for Spanish speaking bereaved who have lost a loved one. Please call Daisy Vargas at 847-653-3223 for dates, times and additional information.
Un grupo de apoyo para personas que hablan español que han perdido a un ser querido. Por favor contacte a Daisy Vargas al 847-653-3223 para fechas, tiempos, o para más informacion.

Registration required. No cost. Sin cargo, solo se requiere registracion.
Held at: AMITA Health Resurrection Medical Center Chicago,
7435 W Talcott Ave., Chicago

 


Spousal Loss

Registration is required for all spousal loss groups. Please call to register at 847-653-3141.

 

Holding Onto Hope

Thursdays, July 18, Aug. 15, Sept. 19, Oct. 17; 1:00-2:30pm
A monthly support group for persons who have experienced the loss of a spouse or significant other within the past two years.
Fee: $10 per session.
Held atCentral Baptist Village, 4747 N. Canfield Ave., Norridge

 

Life After Loss

Tuesdays, Sept. 24, Oct. 8 & 22, Nov. 12 & 26, Dec. 10; 7:00-8:30pm
A six-session support group for persons 55 years of age or younger who have experienced the loss of a spouse or significant other within the past two years.
Fee: $60 for six sessions.
Held atPark Ridge Community Church, 100 Courtland Ave., Park Ridge

 

Widowed Support Group

Tuesdays, July 9 & 23, Aug. 13 & 27, Sept. 10 & 24, Oct. 8 & 22; 7:00-8:30pm
An ongoing support group for persons who have experienced the loss of a spouse or significant other within the past two years.
Fee: $10 per session.
Held atPark Ridge Community Church, 100 Courtland Ave., Park Ridge

 

Transitions

Tuesdays, July 9, Aug. 13, Sept. 10, Oct. 8; 7:00-8:30pm
A monthly support group for persons 55 years of age or younger who have experienced the loss of a spouse or significant other within the last two to five years.
Fee: $10 per session.
Held atPark Ridge Community Church, 100 Courtland Ave., Park Ridge

 


*If you cannot pay the full amount, we ask that you pay an amount which does not cause hardship for you. 

Fees are waived for family/loved ones of Rainbow patients.

For more information or to register for a group or workshop,
please call 847-653-3141.