Area Grief Support Resources GRIEF SUPPORT GROUPS
The following is a list of organizations that offer information, counseling or support services to all persons of different ages and needs who are grieving the loss of a loved one.
Feel free to call these groups and ask for additional information.
Crisis Services 716-834-3131
Catholic Cemeteries Programs
4000 Elmwood Ave., Kenmore Hope After Heartache: Tools for Living with Loss This grief support group is designed to provide the support you need and the tools to help you cope.
First and Third Monday 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. St. Aloysius Gonzaga Church 157 Cleveland Dr., Cheektowaga
First and Third Tuesday 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Mount Olivet Cemetery 4000 Elmwood Ave., Kenmore
Bereavement Lecture Series The Lazarus Center for the Bereaved offers monthly topics in the spring and fall to educate and comfort those who grieve. Call for schedule and topics
Monthly Masses Held at 9 a.m. the last Saturday of each month at Holy Cross Cemetery and Mount Olivet Cemetery
B.O.N.D. – Bridging Out in New Directions Calm Mind, Calm You Held one hour prior to grief support groups.
Take a break and soothe your soul during a guided meditation class. Inspired Western New York Field Trips Fifth Tuesday Potluck Dinners Remembrance Services - call for dates & details
For more information on any of these programs, contact Director of Bereavement Support Nancy Weil at 873-6500
Catholic Parish Programs
St. Martha Parish Grief Support Group – Guest speaker each month Meets monthly, except July, Aug. & Dec. 7:00 p.m. 10 French Rd., Depew For information call 684-6342
St. Bonaventure Grief Support Group Monthly meeting on Wednesday 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. 95 E. Main St., Allegany For information call Peg Reitz 373-1330 x. 12
St. Gregory the Great Grief Support Group – Guest speaker each month First Wednesday of each month 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. 100 St. Gregory Court, Williamsville For information call 688-5678
St. Christopher’s Church Second Wednesday of each month 6:30 - 7:15 p.m. Lecture Series 7:30 - 8:30 p.m. Grief Support Group (grouped by type of loss) Meets at St. Edmund Campus 530 Ellicott Creek Rd., Tonawanda For information call the Parish office 692-2660
St. John the Baptist Grief Support Group Meets monthly – Monday 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. 2028 Sandridge Rd., Alden For information call Sr. Ellen McCarthy 937-6959
G.O.A.L.S. Going On After Loss Successfully 1st Monday of each month 6:30 p.m. Meets at St. Casimir’s Social Center 1833 Clinton St., Buffalo Sponsored by: Kevin Mason Funeral Home For information call 408-0495
St. Jude Center Adult Bereavement Support Group First Tuesday of each month 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. Msgr. Edward J. Ulaszewski Hall, 760 Ellicott St., Bflo For information 859-2864.
Queen of Heaven Grief Support Group Meets once or twice a year for 8 weeks 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. 4220 Seneca St., West Seneca For information call 674-3468
Our Lady of Pompeii GriefShare - DVD and discussion Meets 2 Wednesdays per month Sept. - April 6:30– 8:00 p.m. 158 Laverack Ave., Lancaster For information call Sr. Joyce King 683-6522 x. 103
Diocese of Buffalo Office of Family Life Bereavement Packet available Call 847-2210 to have your free packet mailed to you. Your parish may offer additional grief support services
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Help is available for all types of grief