HospiceCare Offers Grief Support Groups

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PITTSFIELD, Mass. - HospiceCare in the Berkshires is hosting a new round of support groups across Berkshire County.

For more information on any of the groups, call 413-443-2994.

A weekly support group runs Tuesdays from Sept. 5 through Oct. 24 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at HospiceCare in the Berkshires, 877 South St. This grouup is open to anyone who experienced any loss.

A free monthly drop-in support group for those who are grieving the loss of any loved one is held the second Wednesday of each month from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at the Dalton Senior Center, 40 Field St. Ext. The next meeting is Sept. 13.

A group called "New to Grief: What to Expect," a free informational meeting to learn about the grief process and how to cope, will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 13, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at HospiceCare in the Berkshires. Another one will be held Tuesday, Sept. 19, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Fairview Hospital in Great Barrington.

"Grieving the Death of a Child" is a free drop-in support group for those whose children died before the age of 25. The next group is scheduled Monday, Sept. 11, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at HospiceCare in the Berkshires.

A support group for those whose loved ones have died from substance use is held the second Monday of the month at BMC Chapel, 725 North St, First Floor, Pittsfield. The next meeting is scheduled Monday, Sept. 11. To register or request information, call BMC Pastoral Care Department at 413-447-2251.

A free monthly support group for those whose partner or spouse has died is held the third Tuesday of the month from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at HospiceCare in the Berkshires. Next meeting is Sept. 19.

A free monthly drop-in support group for those who are grieving the loss of any loved one is held the fourth Thursday of each month from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Fairview Hospital, 29 Lewis Ave., Great Barrington. Next meeting is Sept. 28.


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