Bereavement Support Groups
"Comfort in the Storm"
An On-Line Bereavement Support Group for those grieving the death of a loved one caused by the COVID virus
Offered to everyone residing in Orange and Sullivan Counties at no cost.
This group runs Thursday evenings from 6:30 - 8 p.m.
HOSPICE of ORANGE & SULLIVAN Counties, Inc. also offers bereavement to people who have lost a loved one due to any circumstance.
Garnet Health Medical Center's Community Health Education Center,
110 Crystal Run Road, Middletown NY. -originally Orange Regional Medical Center's Community Health Education Center
This is a non-denominational support group for anyone who has lost a loved one. Registration is not necessary and there is no charge for attending. For more information, please call 845-333-1014. Group meets on the second and fourth Wednesday of every month from 10-11:30 a.m. and attendance is not required at all sessions. No registration required. Walk-in's welcome.
*Currently on hold due to Coronavirus, but on-line support group through Hospice of Orange & Sullivan Counties, Inc. is currently available on-line.
Perinatal Bereavement Group
When a pregnancy ends in a loss many couples feel afraid, isolated, angry, confused, disappointed and sad. Orange Regional’s free Perinatal Bereavement support group provides families an opportunity to listen and/or share their experiences in a comfortable and safe environment.
No matter where you are in the process of loss, grief or healing, Orange Regional’s multidisciplinary team of child life specialists, social workers, nurses, physicians and chaplains provide expert physical, emotional, and spiritual support for parents mourning loss such as:
- Stillborn and newborn death
- Miscarriage and ectopic pregnancy
- Subsequent pregnancy after a loss
- Recurrent loss
- Loss complicated by infertility
How to Register
Our perinatal bereavement support is given by appointment only. For more information, please call Garnet Health Medical Center's’s Child Life Program Coordinator, Michelle Ferguson, at 845-333-5150.
Bereaved Parents of the USA meets at Children's Home, Poughkeepsie NY on the 1st Thurs of each month, 7PM. Contact: Kathy Corrigan 845-462-2825
Bereaved Parents, meets at Elant, 46 Harriman Dr, Goshen on the 3rd Tues of the month 6:30 PM. Contact Mary Doherty 845-895-2515
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