Grief Support

Visiting Nurses offers numerous grief support programs to help those who have suffered the loss of a loved one. A few of these programs are listed below. To learn more about these grief support programs and other grief support programs offered by Visiting Nurses, call 785-843-3738 to speak to Paul Reed or Brittany Lucas or email Paul Reed at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or email Brittany Lucas at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Life After Loss: Adult Grief Support Group

6 session bereavement group that meets twice annually (winter and summer) during daylight hours. Facilitated by Visiting Nurses Hospice. Open to the community. No cost to participate.

Date: Please call Paul Reed or Brittany Lucas at 785-843-3738 for information on dates and times
Location: 200 Maine, 3rd Floor
Questions/RSVP contact Paul Reed or Brittany Lucas by phone: 785-843-3738 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

KEEPSAKE: Children and Teen Grief Support Program

Keepsake Day is an afternoon program for school-aged children, teens and their parents/caregivers who are grieving the death of a close family member or friend. Free and open to the community. Offered seasonally throughout the year.

For next available session, contact Sarah Rooney by phone at 785-843-3738 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Casual Coffee

Drop in for coffee and conversation with others grieving the loss of a loved one and receive informal, uplifting support. The Women's group meets the 2nd Friday morning of each month and the Men's meets on the 3rd Friday morning of each month. Both groups meet at 9:00 a.m. at the McDonald's on 23rd St. The coffee is provided, but attendees must pay for their own breakfast if they would like food.

For more information or questions, contact Paul Reed or Brittany Lucas by phone at 785-843-3738 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The First Year

Learn about the natural grief process and what to expect in the first year of your grief journey with tips, tools and resources from the Grief Toolbox. Receive support and encouragement from other survivors. Refreshments provided. Please bring a friend! Reservations necessary due to small group size.This is an occasional offering based on need, please contact Paul or Brittany if you are interested in this program.

For more information or questions, contact Paul Reed or Brittany Lucas by phone at 785-843-3738 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Multiple Losses Workshop - Managing Complicated Grief

Acute grief is often a different experience that is unique to each person and each loss. We want to help you understand how grief emerges naturally after a loss and how to recognize and deal with complications that can stall or halt this process. Share your story in a compassionate setting and learn about what complicates grief, as well as treatment options and resources to help you move forward while honoring your losses. This is an occasional offering based on need, please contact Paul or Brittany if you are interested in this program.

For more information or questions, contact Paul Reed or Brittany Lucas by phone at 785-843-3738 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Contact Us

200 Maine St., Suite C
Lawrence, KS 66044

Tel: 785.843.3738
Fax: 785.843.6439
Intake Fax: 785.813.9270