Support Groups

All groups/workshops/events are located at Frederick Health Village, 1 Frederick Health Way, Frederick MD 21701

**Groups/workshops are for adults only unless otherwise specified

NOTE: Due to high volume and current full group capacity, we are limited to the groups shown below. Additional groups will be posted to our website as they become available. You may also contact one of our bereavement counselors at 240-566-3030 or griefsupport@frederick.health.

Frederick SOUL Grief Support
Mondays, 6:00-7:30 pm
This ongoing Frederick Health Hospice-supported group meets every Monday evening. This group is specifically for mothers grieving children who have died from overdose or complications from substance misuse. While the group does have the support of a Frederick Health Hospice staff counselor, SOUL is “moms helping moms" and is open-ended and peer led. Although SOUL is by definition a support group, group members are clear that the focus is on “living, getting back to life, and taking action.”
New members may join at any time
For registration information, email FrederickMDSOUL@gmail.com or call 301-514-3546

General Grief Support Group - DAY
1st and 3rd Thursdays, 2:00-3:30 pm (last session will be September 15th)
This support group is an open-ended (ongoing) group designed to provide support to individuals who have experienced the death of a loved one. Being with individuals who have had similar experiences and feelings allows sharing and healing to take place, and this group provides a safe place where group members can share their story and express their grief.
This is a drop in group; no need to pre-register

General Grief Support Group - EVENING
2nd and 4th Thursdays, 5:00-6:30 pm (last session will be June 23rd)
This support group is an open-ended (ongoing) group designed to provide support to individuals who have experienced the death of a loved one. Being with individuals who have had similar experiences and feelings allows sharing and healing to take place, and this group provides a safe place where group members can share their story and express their grief.
This is a drop in group; no need to pre-register

Spousal/Partner Loss Socials - DAY
1st Tuesday of each month, 1:00-2:00 pm (May-December)

These monthly get-togethers are designed for individuals who have experienced the death of a spouse/partner and are looking to connect with others who have gone through a similar situation. There will be no agenda or educational aspect to these gatherings, but they will instead serve as a way for individuals to meet and find peer support. Light refreshments will be provided.
Registration is not required. Socials will be held outdoors, weather permitting.
Please use the entrance on the right side of the building for this event. There is a large parking lot and a long, covered walkway leading to the entrance.

Spousal/Partner Loss Socials - EVENING
3rd Wednesday of each month, 5:30-6:30 pm (May-December)

These monthly get-togethers are designed for individuals who have experienced the death of a spouse/partner and are looking to connect with others who have gone through a similar situation. There will be no agenda or educational aspect to these gatherings, but they will instead serve as a way for individuals to meet and find peer support. Light refreshments will be provided.
Registration is not required. Socials will be held outdoors, weather permitting.
Please use the entrance on the right side of the building for this event. There is a large parking lot and a long, covered walkway leading to the entrance.

Register Here for the Groups Below

Spousal/Partner Loss Support Group - DAY
Tuesdays, August 16th-October 4th, 10-11:30 am

This 8-week support group is designed for those whose spouse/life partner has died. During this group we will explore and share the issues specific to the death of a spouse/life partner and provide understanding and validation of feelings. We will discuss tools you may utilize in order to begin the process of recovering peace and rebuilding your future.
Once this 8-week group begins, it is closed to new members until the next open registration and start date
Please register for this group by August 9th

Spousal/Partner Loss Support Group - EVENING
Thursdays, September 15th-November 3rd, 5:30-7 pm
This 8-week support group is designed for those whose spouse/life partner has died. During this group we will explore and share the issues specific to the death of a spouse/life partner and provide understanding and validation of feelings. We will discuss tools you may utilize in order to begin the process of recovering peace and rebuilding your future.
Once this 8-week group begins, it is closed to new members until the next open registration and start date
Please register for this group by September 8th

Loss of a Parent Support Group - EVENING
Wednesdays, August 24th-October 12th, 5:30-7 pm

This 8-week grief support group is designed for adults who have experienced the death of a parent. During this group we will provide grief education as well as a time to share thoughts and feelings as you process your grief in a safe space.
Once this 8-week group begins, it is closed to new members until the next open registration and start date
Please register for this group by August 17th

Memory Lab: In Partnership with Frederick County Public Libraries
Thursday June 23, 2022
This is a Memory Lab event hosted by Frederick County Public Libraries at Frederick Health Hospice. At the Memory Lab, you can digitize analog images, video, and audio. Formats that can be digitized at the lab include photographs (up to 8.5 x 11.7 inches), slides, and negatives, VHS, VHS-C and mini-DV cassettes, and audio cassettes. The Memory Lab is a DIY service and use of the equipment is at your own risk.
Registration is required to participate in the event
Link to Register: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c044eaaa629a75-memory5

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