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Hospice of Lenawee Adrian (517) 263-2323 Monthly & time limited groups available. Ask for Geoff Koglin.

Ele’s Place Ann Arbor Lansing (734) 929-6640 (517) 482-1315 Loss and grief support groups for children and parents.

St. Joseph Mercy Hospice Ann Arbor area & Western Wayne County Claudia Nafsu (734) 327-3224 Free 5 week Grief Recovery series throughout the year and short term individual counseling.

Arbor Hospice Ann Arbor area; SE MI except Detroit (734) 662-5999 Offers a variety of grief support groups, workshops, and programs for adults & children.

Heartland Hospice Bay County (800) 275-4517 Ask for Sue Gentle; she can also provide information for surrounding communities. Grief support groups for adults and children.

CHC of Branch County Hospice Services Coldwater area (517) 279-5420 Ask for Bereavement Services Grief support/education group Fall & Spring. Annual bereaved children camp.

End of Life Coalition Greater Grand Rapids See website for list of community bereavement resources.

St. Joseph Mercy Livingston Hospice Howell/Livingston County (734)327-3224 Claudia Nafsu Grief support groups depending on need & season; short term individual counseling.

Allegiance Hospice of Jackson (517) 841-6983 Patrice Cox, bereavement coordinator Weekly free groups for families.

Borgess VNA Home Health & Hospice Kalamazoo (800) 343-1396 x3115 Drop in support group, specialized groups, art therapy for children.

Angela Hospice Livonia (734) 464-7810 Ask for Bereavement Department Free monthly grief support groups.

Baraga County Home Care & Hospice Marquette (906) 524-3355 Kim Henderickson Monthly grief support group.

Gabby’s Ladder Monroe (734) 242-8773 Free individual and family grief counseling. Adult & children services.

The Kite Network (734)761-8213 Free peer-based counseling.

Hospice of MI Northern Lower MI (888) 247-5701 central number for state also can refer to website for groups A variety of free, nondenominational grief support programs open to anyone in the community.

New Hope Center for Grief Support Northville (248) 348-0115 Free groups & workshops for adults & children. Christian based.

Hospice of Northwest Ohio (419) 661-4001 Ohio (734) 568-6801 MI A variety of free support groups for adults, teens & children.

Grief Share Plymouth (734) 233-3703 Marijo Swanson Sponsored by Northridge Church. Weekly free groups.

Vermeulen Funeral Home Plymouth (734) 459-2250 Free monthly group for anyone who has experienced a loss.

Growing Through Grief Workshop Ann Arbor, MI (734)936-8702 Kiel Opperman Free parenting workshop to help children cope with Loss. Offered second Thursday of every month.

Stark Funeral Home Ypsilanti (734) 482-4900 Free monthly group for anyone with a loss through death.

On line support groups are also available through This list provides information on some available area resources, but is not inclusive and may not include resources available in your local community. It may be helpful to call your local hospice organization, funeral home, or hospital social work department for resource information specified your local area.

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