Grief Support Groups

If you are in need of support, contact one of the Grief Support Groups located in the Central Michigan area below. The groups are listed by county.

PRECIOUS RELECTIONS
Bay Medical Center: For pregnancy loss, death of an infant (1 year or less)
Meets the first Tuesday of every month
Message line of support:  894-3015

JACOB’S LADDER (parents& families who’ve lost a child any age)
In His Presence Church, 4521 Monitor Road
Meets the second Tuesday of each month at 6:30 PM
CONTACT:  CAROYLYN (989) 686-5704

HEALING TOGETHER – GRIEF SERIES
Hospice Advantage, 401 Center Avenue
Meets the first and third Thursday of every month 6 pm – 7:45 pm
CONTACT: Susan (989) 893-0500

GRIEF SHARE
Clare Church of the Nazarene, 10160 S. Grant Ave.
Meets every Tuesday, for 13 weeks at 5 p.m.
CONTACT:  Dee 386-3381

ALMA

ADULT GRIEF AND LOSS SUPPORT GROUP (6 WEEKS)

Contact:  MidMichigan VNA  1-800-999-3199

BAD AXE

GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP (loss through death)
Holiday Inn of Bad Axe
Meets the 4th Thursday of the month at 2 PM
CONTACT: SUE  1-800-275-4517

SURVIVORS OF SUICIDE
1299 Sand Beach Road
Meets the 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month at 7PM
CONTACT: LAURA MCCOLLUM (989) 551-0043

GRIEF SUPPORT (widow/widower)
Franklin Inn of Bad Axe
Meets every last Thursday of every month at 6 PM
CONTACT: ELISE KELLY 1-800-635-7490, ext. 4134

MOUNT PLEASANT

ADULT GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP
Woodland, 2597 S. Meridian Rd., Mt. Pleasant 48858
Meets the 1st Tuesday of the month at 5:30PM
CONTACT: Shelly 773-6137

BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT – Heartland Hospice
The Eagle Ridge Church of God, 2808 Waldo Rd.
Meets the 2nd & 4th Monday at 11AM
CONTACT: SUE 1-800-275-4517

ADULT GRIEF & LOSS SUPPORT GROUP (6 weeks)
CONTACT: MIDMICHIGAN VNA 1-800-999-3199 or local (989) 837-9090
www.midmichigan.org/classes

GRIEF RECOVERY PROCESS
Midland Catholic Parishes, 3516 E. Monroe Rd.
CONTACT: Family ministry office: (989) 797-6650

Stephen Ministers – Restoration Fellowship
Messiah Lutheran Church, 1550 S. Poseyville Rd.
CONTACT: (989) 835-7143

GRIEF SUPPORT
First United Methodist Church, 315 W. Larkin St.
CONTACT: Rev. Dr. Lisa McIlvenna 835-6797 Ext. 15

GRIEF SUPPORT
First Baptist Church, 915 E. Sugnet
CONTACT: DAVID BROWN, 835-6731

FRANKENMUTH

GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP
Wellspring Lutheran Services Hospice, 100 Mayer Rd.
Meets the 3rd Thursday of the month at 1-2:30 PM & 7-8:30PM
CONTACT: JANE OLIVIER (989)652-4663

GRIEF SHARE
St. Lorenz Lutheran Church, 140 Churchgrove
Six-week series that runs twice a year
CONTACT: GARY BENDER(989) 652-6141

SAGINAW

MONTHLY GRIEF PRESENTATIONS (topic changes each month)
Zauel Memorial Library, 3100 N. Center Ave
Meets the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7PM
Presenter: BILL RABIOR, MSW
CONTACT: MICHELLE (989) 791-4515 (SNOW FUNERAL HOME)

SURVIVORS OF SUICIDE
Child & Family Services, 2806 Davenport
Meets the 1ST and 3rd Thursday of the month at 7:00PM – 9:00PM
CONTACT: BARB SMITH 781-5260

BEREAVED PARENTS OF THE USA (for child loss)
Grace Lutheran Church, 4690 Tittabawassee
Meets the 3rd Monday of the month at 7PM
CONTACT:  JEFF& DEBRA 860-2100

TENDER TEARS (pregnancy loss, stillbirth, newborn death)
Available for support from 3 pm – 11:30 pm
CONTACT: CHAPLAIN BOB KOCH 583-6042

GRIEF RECOVERY (CHILD, TEEN, & ADULT)
Diocese of Saginaw (Held in several counties)
7 wk. programs
CONTACT: Linda Milco (989) 797-6660

CARING FOR GRIEVING HEARTS
Southern Care Hospice, 6272 State Street
Meets the 3rd Tuesday of the month 3 to 4PM & 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
CONTACT: Don Killey (989) 790-7533

ORDINARY EVENINGS
Cartwright Care Residence, 3443 Hospital Road
Meets 2nd Wednesday of the month at 6:30 pm
CONTACT:  DARCY (989) 799-6020

BREAKFAST AT CARTWRIGHT’S
Cartwright Care Residence, 3443 Hospital Road
Meets the 3rd Wednesday of every month at 10 a.m.
CONTACT:  DARCY  (989) 799-6020

MARLETTE

GRIEF GROUP
Marlette Hospital Admin. Conf. Room, (Seaton Center Entrance)
Meets the 1st Friday of the month at 10AM
CONTACT: ELISE KELLY 1-800-635-7490, ext. 4134

LUNCH GRIEF GROUP (United Hospice)
Eddie G’s Restaurant
Meets the 1st Tuesday of the month at noon
CONTACT: ELISE KELLY 1-800-635-7490, ext. 4134

OWOSSO

CHILDREN & ADULT GRIEF SUPPORT
Memorial Hospice 721 N. Shiawassee St
Meets the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 6-7:30 PM
CONTACT: Tom Kalina M.S.W. or Joelle McGuire M.S.W. (989) 725-2299 EXT. 6271

CARO

MONTHLY GRIEF SUPPORT
Caro Community Library, 840 W. Frank St.
Meets the 2nd Thursday of each month at 4PM
CONTACT: SUE 1-800-275-4517

COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS (child/grandchild loss)
Community Christ Church, 2081 Deckerville Rd.
Meets the 2nd Monday of the month at 7:00PM
CONTACT: DIANE (989) 673-7192 OR DAVE 810-376-2801

VASSAR

Grief Support-Martin Funeral Home
Meets the 1st Wednesdays of every month at 10:00 am at Funeral Home
CONTACT: MARTIN FUNERAL HOME (877) 823-8621

CARING HEARTS CAMP-Children’s Bereavement Camp
An overnight camp held once a year for children and youth who have experienced the death of a loved one.
CONTACT: SUE 1-800-275-4517

HEARTLAND TEEN GRIEF RETREAT
A day camp held once a year for teens that have experienced the death of a loved one.
CONTACT: SUE  1-800-275-4517

CAMP HEALING HEARTS
A children’s and their family one day grief retreat held in Saginaw.
Provided by St. Mary’s of Michigan and Heartland Hospice
CONTACT: SUE 1-800-275-4517

CAMP HOPE
A 3 day, 2 night grief camp for children ages 6-17 held in August of every year.
CONTACT: Wellspring Lutheran Services Hospice: Jane Olivier (989) 652-4663

RACHEL’S VINEYARD RETREAT
A retreat held twice a year in Saginaw for post abortive individuals.
CONTACT: Sandy (989) 754-0091