Schedule of Groups, Workshops and Events


 

November 2022 – January 2023

 

Bereavement Workshops

Grief and the Holidays |  Thursday, November 10  |  7:00pm-8:30pm CT |  virtual workshop via Zoom
A workshop for people anticipating the holiday season after the death of a loved one. The presentation will explore strategies for coping with memories, feelings, and activities associated with the holiday season. Registration required by Friday, November 4.  For more information or to register, please call 847.653.3141.

 

Seven Lessons from the Very Edge  …that I probably wouldn’t have learned any other way…
Thursday, January 26, 2023 |  7:00pm-8:30pm CT | via Zoom
This workshop will provide the opportunity to reflect on what it means to survive life-changing loss. While respectfully acknowledging the pain and difficult realities of our grief experience, we’ll explore the dignity and wisdom that come from a profound loss experience. We hope you leave the workshop with a greater appreciation of your own compassion and resilience.Registration required by Friday, January 20, 2023. For more information or to register, please call 847.653.3141.

 

Support Groups

The Good Mourning Program for Children, Teens, and Families
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  |  7:00pm — 8:30pm CT  |  November 1, 15, & 29,  December 13, January 3 & 17, 2023 |
A six-session support group for adults who are grieving the loss of a parent. Currently being offered virtually.
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
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.
Currently being offered virtually. This group is offered three times a year.
For information, please call 847.653.3141.

Holding onto Hope
A monthly daytime 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 CT |
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.