Need support now?

Look through these outreach groups listed below.

(Please call first to assure sessions are still active.)


Expressions of Grief

Martenson Funeral Home

Meets Wednesdays at 6:00 pm

Martenson Funeral Home

Contact: Fred Cislo for location at 734-671-5400


Support for Parents who have lost an adult child

St. Paul Lutheran Church

2550 Edsel, Trenton

Contact: Teri Prentiss, 734-675-8068

1st and 3rd Monday’s 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm


Bereavement Ministry

Sacred Heart Catholic Church

21599 Parke Lane, Grosse Ile

Usually meets the first Wednesday of the month from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm.

Contact:  1-734-676-1378.


Support for Survivors of Suicide

Taylor Senior Center

6750 Troy, Taylor

Contact: Danielle Sienkiewicz, Social Worker, 313-561-1500

2nd and 4th Monday’s at 6:30 pm


Children’s Support Group

Howe-Peterson Funeral Home

946 Howe St., Dearborn

Contact: Danielle Sienkiewicz for times, 313-561-1500


Brown Family Center Grief Support

678 E. Huron River Drive, Belleville 48111

Call for exact times and dates:  1-734-697-5090



Arbor Hospice – Downriver

Vickie Campbell 734-794-5552

Angela Hospice  734-464-7810


Sandcastles  Ages 3 – 18

SandCastles Grief Support Program, established in 1997 by Henry Ford Hospice, focuses on the belief that every child and teen deserves the opportunity to grieve in a supportive, nurturing environment. Grieving youth ages 3 to 18 are offered a safe place where they can interact with peers who have experienced similar losses, learn life-long coping skills, and most importantly begin a healthy healing process.

Click HERE for more information.


Gabby’s Ladder – Children’s/Family Grief Group

Program for children and families learning to live with the loss of a loved one.
Meets the 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month from 4:30-5:30 at Gabby’s Ladder.
Please call 734-242-8773 for more information.


GriefShare seminars and support groups are led by people who understand what you are going through and want to help. You’ll gain access to valuable GriefShare resources to help you recover from your loss and look forward to rebuilding your life.
Find groups near you:

Christ The King Lutheran Church
15600 Trenton Road
Southgate, Michigan 48195

American Hungarian Reformed Church
9901 Allen Road
Allen Park, Michigan 48101

Arbor Hospice Grief Support

Staff consists of Masters-level clinicians who are specially trained to work with grief-related issues.
Arbor Hospice offers a variety of support groups and programs throughout the year. – See more at ArborHospice.Org



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