Grief Support Services
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Losing a loved one is difficult. Lehigh Valley Health Network’s bereavement services offer emotional, psychological and spiritual support through a variety of group and individual counseling options to help people cope with grief and loss.
We are pleased to be offering support groups in smaller sizes, virtually through WebEx video conferencing. Days/times of our groups may have changed. Please call Lehigh Valley Bereavement Services at 610-402-7481 for more information.
Individual, family and couples counseling
This service provides bereaved family and friends the opportunity to get the individual attention they need to help transition through the grieving process. It also serves to support the family dynamic structures that may be impacted during this difficult time. Appointments are seen at our Hospice Offices: 2024 Lehigh Street, Allentown, PA 18103. Call (610) 402-7481 to make an appointment.
Coping with Grief the First and Second Year
The support of others who relate can be invaluable in the grieving process. The group will meet virtually for 6 weeks.
*Session dates and times are contingent upon enrollment.
Please call 610-402-7481 for more information and to register for the WebEx link for the group. Registration is on a first come-first served basis. When session is full, names will be placed on a waiting list for the next session.
Memorial Art Group: Healing Through Creative Expression
Led by a board-certified art therapist, this adult group requires no artistic ability! Art directives are emailed each week, with sharing and processing at our virtual meetings held on the third Wednesday of each month from 6-7:30 p.m. Call to register and get the WebEx link.
Pregnancy & Infant Loss
For those who have experienced a death through miscarriage, stillbirth or an infant. Our group meets virtually on the first Thursday of every month starting at 6 p.m. Please call for registration and the WebEx link.
Stepping Stones for Children
Stepping Stones for Children offers a combination of education, arts, activities and support to help children ages 6-15 facilitate healthy grieving. Led by specially educated counseling staff and volunteers, children benefit by learning age-appropriate concepts about death and dealing with grief.
The program offers the opportunity to express feelings in a safe and constructive environment where children are surrounded by other children who understand what they are going through.
Parents also may benefit from this program. They can learn grief management tools to use with their child and have the opportunity to interact with other parents of bereaved children. A parent or guardian is required to attend with the child.
Next 4 week session: March 8, 15, 22, 29, 2023. 6:00-7:30 pm at 2024 Lehigh Street, Allentown.
Registration is required, please call 610-402-7481.
Spanish Speaking Support Group
This group is for Spanish speaking individuals who need grief support.
Starting on Tuesday September 20, 2022, this group will be held virtually every other Tuesday at 11 a.m.
For information or to register, please call our Pocono office at 570-421-5390 and ask for Eli, the group facilitator.
Grupo de Apoyo de Habla Española
Este grupo es para personas de habla hispana que necesitan apoyo durante el duelo.
A partir del martes 20 de septiembre de 2022, este grupo se llevará a cabo prácticamente cada dos martes a las 11 a.m.
Para obtener información o registrarse, llame a nuestra oficina de Pocono al 570-421-5390 y pregunte por Eli, el facilitador del grupo.