Upcoming Bereavement Offerings
This is an open ended group (each individual may start the group and end the group whenever they choose) facilitated by a Caring Circle Bereavement Coordinator that meets once each month for an hour and a half. All who are traveling through their grief journey are invited to take part in the healing process within this comforting supportive environment.
2nd Monday of every month 3:30-5:00pm South Haven - Caring Circle
2nd Tuesday of every month 2:30-4:00pm Buchanan Senior Center,
810 Rynearson Rd., Buchanan, MI
3rd Wednesday of every month 3:30-5:00pm St. Joseph - Caring Circle
Hope and Healing
This is an open-ended group facilitated by a Caring Circle Bereavement Coordinator that meets once a month. This group is open to any adult who is grieving a loss, whether newly bereaved or further along in the grief journey.
4th Tuesday of every month 4:30-6:00pm Lakeland Hospital,
Community Room, St. Joseph, MI
South Haven - Explore the neighborhood around/near South Beach in South Haven with Caring Circle staff and new friends. The routes and distance will vary, but all groups will meet at Kids Corner by the picnic tables on South Haven Street unless otherwise specified. This is a an open group and participants are not required to pre-register or attend weekly. This is an adult-only group. For more information call Andy Thompson (269) 429-7100.
Every Tuesday, May 1 to October 9, 2018 10:00am Kids Corner Park, South Haven
Bridgman - Explore the area from the Bridgman Public Library to Weko Beach. The route will follow Lake Street into Weko Beach and alternate routes within the park are available. All groups begin at the South Parking lot at Bridgman Library. This is an open group and there is no need to pre-register or attend all sessions. This is an adult-only group. For more information call Jaime Hoover (269) 429-7100.
Every Thursday, May 3 to October 11, 2018 9:30am Bridgman Public Library
4460 Lake Street, Bridgman, MI
“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.
Tuesdays, January 8 - February 19 3:30 - 5:00pm St. Joseph - Caring Circle
Thursdays, January 10 - February 21 3:30 - 5:00pm Niles/Buchanan - Caring Circle
Fridays, January 11 - February 22 2:30 - 4:00pm South Haven - Caring Circle
Tuesdays, May 7 - June 18 3:30 - 5:00pm St. Joseph - Caring Circle
Thursdays, May 2 - June 13 3:30 - 5:00pm Niles/Buchanan - Caring Circle
Fridays, May 3 - June 14 2:30 - 4:00pm South Haven - 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
2018 July - December Bereavement Calendar
2019 January - June Bereavement Calendar (PDF)
If you would like information on Lory's Place programming please contact Lory's Place at (269) 983-2707