Schedule of Groups, Workshops and Events

Due to precautions that have been put in place because of COVID-19, some programs have been postponed and others made available virtually. Please check program status by calling the Bereavement Intake line, 847.653.3141.

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January – March  2021

Memorial Service

Interfaith Memorial Service
Sunday, March 28 | 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 Friday, March 19th For more information or to register, please call 847.653.3141.

Virtual Workshops

Finding New Hope | Wednesday, February 17 |  7:00pm-8:30pm |
Join us as we explore new research and reflections on finding and maintaining hope in difficult times. Resilience is within our reach! Registration required by Friday, February 12th. For more information or to register, please call 847.653.3141.

Beyond Words | Monday, March 8 | 7:00pm-8:30pm |
Join us for an evening of comfort and healing based in music and art. 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 and discussion. Registration required. For more information or to register, please call 847.653.3141.

 

Support Groups

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.

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.

Adult Loss of Parent Support Group
Tuesdays: February 2 & 16 |  March 2, 16 & 30  |  April 13  |  7:00pm-8:30pm |
A six-session virtual support group for adults who are grieving the loss of a parent. Registration required. For information or to register, please call 847.653.3141. This group is offered three times a year.

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: February 9 & 23 |  March 9 & 23  |  April 6 & 20  | 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.

Holding onto Hope
Ongoing, third Thursday of each month. | January 21  |  February 18  |  March 18 | 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.

 

Due to precautions that have been put in place because of COVID-19, some programs have been postponed and others made available virtually.
Please check program status
by calling the Bereavement Intake line, 847.653.3141.