For those who are grieving
For family & friends of the bereaved
Download these helpful grief guidelines: “Do’s and Don’t for the bereaved and their well-meaning friends.”
The Facing Loss: Grief Support Group is a FREE eleven-week support group designed to provide information and support for grieving adults. Open to anyone who has lost a loved one, the group focuses on the general tasks of grief, considers ways of providing self-care and creates a safe environment for mutual learning as group members share their experiences of loss.
For more information and to register for an upcoming support group, contact Nani Baran, bereavement coordinator, at 360-744-5616 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
HARRISON MEDICAL CENTER RESOURCES
Harrison’s chaplains provide non-denominational spiritual support.
Harrison social workers are available to assist with support and information about community resources.
Harrison’s Palliative Care Services can provide support and information regarding bereavement. For those who may seek a lasting memory, an impression can be made of a loved one’s hand. Ask a palliative care specialist for details.
Therapeutic music, creative arts therapy, and pet therapy to help those who are grieving.
HOPE (Harrison Offering Peaceful Endings)
A program led by specially trained obstetric nurses that supports families through a perinatal loss experience.
This open-forum support group is for moms and dads who have gone through a miscarriage, stillbirth, or loss of a baby less than one year old. Parents are encouraged to share their experiences and feelings about the loss of their precious family member.
Bridges: A Center for Grieving Children
Trained, caring volunteer group facilitators serve as companions to kids working through grief.
This bereavement organization offers friendship, understanding, and hope to families following the death of a child of any age.
Hospice of Kitsap County
Bereavement services to those grieving the loss of a loved one. Support is available for both adults and children with special programs to assist individuals coping with the loss of a loved one during the holidays.
Survivors of Suicide
Support group for those who have lost a loved one to suicide. All information shared in the group is confidential.
ONLINE SUPPORT AND RESOURCES
Download a list of recommended adult books about death and grieving.
Download a list of recommended children’s’ and young adult books about death and grieving.