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Support Groups

Upcoming Bereavement Offerings


Good Grief
“Good Grief” covers topics such as why you feel the way you do; how to cope with loss, guilt and regret; and finding a sense of peace. Each seven-week session meets for one hour and thirty minutes of meaningful information and sharing.

Fall Sessions
Tuesdays, September 5 - October 17      3:30-5:00pm         St Joseph - Caring Circle
Thursdays, September 7 - October 19     2:30-4:00pm         South Haven - Caring Circle
Thursdays, September 7 - October 19     3:30-5:00pm         Niles/Buchanan - Caring Circle

Cooking for One
We will have lots of class participation and wonderful foods to taste.  Everyone will receive handouts to take home so you won’t have to remember everything from class.  The cost for the class is $10, due the night of class.  Please note we must have a minimum of 4 people signed up to hold the class. Space is limited and you are required to RSVP.  Please contact Jaime Hoover 269-429-7100 for more information.
Wednesday, September 20              3:00-5:00pm                   Perennial Accents,
                                                                                                220 State St. St. Joseph, MI

International Survivors of Suicide Day
One million people die by suicide every year. They leave behind countless family members and friends to make sense of it. In November, survivors of suicide loss come together at healing conferences in their communities and online for support and guidance. If you have lost someone to suicide, this conference is for you. You’ll get to hear from other survivors about how they cope. The program also features experts sharing what we now know about suicide and grief.  Please RSVP to (269) 983-2707 prior to attending.
Saturday, November 18, 2017        1:30pm                                  Lory’s Place - St. Joseph

Holiday Blues
Our annual program offers an opportunity to participate in meaningful sharing and gain renewed strength to walk through grief during the holiday season.
November 9                          Noon                                   St Joseph - Caring Circle
November 13                        5:30pm                                Lory’s Place - St. Joseph
November 15                        Noon                                   Watervliet Hospital Board Room
                                                                                         400 Medical Dr., Watervliet, MI
November 16                        4:00pm                                South Haven - Caring Circle
November 16                        Noon                                   Niles/Buchanan - Caring Circle

The bereavement programs and services provided by Caring Circle and Lory’s Place are made possible through the generosity of our many donors and volunteers and are provided to all at no cost, as a community service. 

Download a Calendar With Upcoming Bereavement Events

2017 July - December Bereavement Calendar

If you would like information on Lory's Place Programming please contact Lory's Place at (269) 983-2707.

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