Schedule of Groups, Workshops and Events

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April – June  2021

Interfaith Memorial Service

Sunday, June 27  | 2:00pm |
offered via Zoom
A service of remembrance 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 also welcome. Registration is required by Monday, June 21st.  For more information or to register, please call 847.653.3141.

Virtual Bereavement Workshops

Remembering Mom | Saturday, May 8 | 10:30am – noon |
Remembering Mom is a workshop for adults of all ages whose mothers died at any point in their lives. Come to explore this important relationship, share memories, and find ways to maintain an enduring connection. Registration required by Monday, May 3rd. For more information or to register, please call 847.653.3141.

Beyond Words: A 3-Part Workshop Series | Mondays: May 24 | June 7 & 21 |  7:00pm-8:30pm |
Join us for three sessions of comfort and healing based in music, art and writing. No musical or artistic ability is required – just a willingness to explore your own creativity in a compassionate and supportive atmosphere. We’ll provide time for centering, live harp music, mandala making, reflective writing and discussion. Each session will build on the next. Registration required by Monday, May 17. For more information or to register, please call 847.653.3141

Support Groups

The Good Mourning Program for Children, Teens, and Families
Ongoing, virtual option currently available.
Monthly support group for children, teens, young adults and families who have lost a loved one through death. Preliminary interview required prior to registration. For information or to register, please call 847.653.3140.

Young Adult Grief Group
Ongoing, virtual option currently available.
A monthly support group for young adults (18 to 25 years) who have experienced the death of a loved one. Registration required. For information or to register, please call 847.653.3141.

Adult Loss of Parent Support Group
Tuesdays: June 8 & 22  |  July 13 & 27 |  August 10 & 24  |  7:00pm-8:30pm |
A six-session virtual support group for adults who are grieving the loss of a parent. Registration required. This group is offered three times a year. For information or to register, please call 847.653.3141.

LGBTQIA and Gender Expansive Support – Grief & Resilience
A virtual support group focused on creating a safe space for LGBTQIA and Gender Expansive people to come together and explore the challenges of loss. This is co-sponsored with Howard Brown Health Counseling Center. Registration required. Contact Hugh Cole, LCSW/CADC/CGP, at 773.572.8364 or HughC@HowardBrown.org.

 

Spousal Loss Groups

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

Life After Loss
Tuesdays: June 8 & 22 |  July 6 & 20  |  August 3 & 17  |  7:00pm-8:30pm |
A six-session virtual 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. This group is offered three times a year. For information or to register, please call 847.653.3141.

Holding onto Hope
Ongoing, third Thursday of each month. | April 15  |  May 20  |  June 17  |  1:00pm-2:30pm |
A monthly virtual support group for persons who have experienced the loss of a spouse or significant other within the past two years.

Widowed Support Group
Ongoing, Tuesdays, twice a month.  | 7:00pm-8:30pm |
A virtual support group for persons who have experienced the loss of a spouse or significant other within the past two years.

 

For more information or to register for any of these programs,
please call the
Bereavement Intake line, 847.653.3141.