Adult Bereavement Support Groups
Support groups are offered throughout the year for those grieving the death of a spouse or partner, parent, or child, and for those grieving the death of a loved one by suicide. Groups are available periodically for Motherless Daughters, Fatherless Daughters, anticipatory grief, those grieving the death of a sibling or close friend, and other specific populations as the need arises.
Camp Erin© Montgomery County for Children
This overnight weekend camp for grieving children is part of a national network of Camp Erin programs. It serves children and teens ages 6-17 and offers age-appropriate discussions and creative, fun-filled activities designed to help children share their feelings with peers who have had similar experiences. Camp Erin Montgomery County is a partnership between Hospice Caring, the Moyer Foundation, and Bar-T, a premier childcare provider.
Good Grief Clubs for Children
This award-winning, seven-week bereavement program for children in grades K-12 is held in schools throughout Montgomery County, MD. Each group is co-facilitated by a trained Hospice Caring volunteer and a school counselor who encourage the children to explore their feelings, develop healthy coping strategies, and find comfort and safety in learning that they are not alone.
Hospice Caring provides a lesson for 10th grade students in Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) on “Loss & Grief,” fulfilling the MCPS curriculum requirement.
Bereavement Services Overview
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