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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. 

Health Classes 
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