This group combines informal fellowship with grief work.
Creative Survivors meet the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month at
7:00 pm in the social room at the Rieth-Rohrer-Ehret Funeral Home
in Goshen. There is a presented topic and group discussion.
For more information call (574)
Goshen Care at Home / Hospice Bereavement Support
High Park Building, 1721 South Main St., Goshen, IN
Ph: (574) 535-2700 A 6-week bereavement group is offered at least
twice a year; currently being offered in February and August. Open
Contact: Janet Quatman, LCSW or Rachel Schertz,
RYAN'S PLACE - specialized support for children with
grief issues in Elkhart Co. and surrounding Michiana
Grief Support Group, 6:30 p.m. at Ryan's Place, a Center
for Grieving Children, Teens, and their parents - groups segmented
by age - including one for post-high school age. Two groups meet in
Goshen: every other Monday or Thursday evenings at the Goshen City
Church of the Brethren, and one meets in Elkhart: every other
Monday at the First Congregation Church. An anticipatory grief
group to support those whose loved ones are in the process of dying
is also available, as needed.
For more information and to register call 202-1688(Cell)
or 535-1000 (Ofc)
SUICIDE SURVIVOR'S Support Group -
Elkhart County's response, offering specialized support to
adults who had a family member or close friend commit
suicide. This group is also led by persons connected to
Ryan's Place and meets every other Monday of each month
at 7 PM at Ryan's Place. (Contact the same numbers listed above for
THE COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS - Goshen
55874 C.R. 31, Bristol IN 46507-9603 - The focus of this group is
to bring aid and support to parents and families who have lost
children by death. The local CF group is part of a national and
international support group.
Other resources available: Pamphlets, Speakers,
Mtngs: held from 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm, 2nd Tues. each month
at Rieth-Rohrer-Ehret Funeral Home, 311 S. Main St., Goshen &
3rd Tues at St. Paul's Lutheran, Middlebury.
Contact: Nancy & Rex Gleim 574-825-5134; Fax:
"THE EVERGREEN EXPERIENCE" - Support for School Age
Children - for all Michiana, based in St. Joseph Co.
Workshops for school age children ages 6 to 12, and their
parents, who are grieving the loss of a loved one as a result of
death - these group experiences are offered by the Center for
Hospice and Palliative Care, Inc. Each runs 2 ½ hours every other
month on Saturday mornings at the Life Transition Center at 215 Red
Coach Drive, Mishawaka, 46545. Education and emotional support are
offered and there is no charge to attend.
Register by calling the Life Transition Center at:
574-255-1064 or 800-413-9083
The Center for Hospice and Palliative Care, Inc. -
Hospice of Elkhart County - Serving Elkhart and Kosciusko
Counties - 2901 East Bristol Street, Suite C,
Elkhart, Indiana,46514. 8-week bereavement groups are offered
several times a year, open to all.
Ask for Greg Suderman, MSW or Chaplain Vanette Kashmer.
Call (574) 264-3321 or (866) 264-3321
Excellent, specialized online resources: