Bereavement Support Groups

Support Groups provide a safe environment for people to share their experience with others who are faced with a similar circumstance.  They are a place to give and receive emotional support, to validate your feelings, and to keep you from feeling alone.  Participants also have an opportunity to exchange information, learn about new treatments, and find reliable resources.

Support groups are listed in alphabetical order by town. 

North Side Bereavement Support Groups

Hope & Healing
General death related  support group
Arlington Heights Senior Center
1801 W. Central Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
(847) 556-1777 

Begin Again
Widows and widowers
Northwest Community Hospital
800 W. Central Rd.
Arlington Heights, IL
(847) 618-4250

JourneyCare Grief to Hope
General loss support group
Arlington Heights Senior Center
1801 W. Central Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
(224) 770-2273 

Loving Outreach to Survivors
of Suicide (LOSS)

Catholic Charities Des Plaines Office
1717 Rand Road
Des Plaines, IL 60016
(312) 655-7283

Loving Outreach to Survivors
of Suicide (LOSS), Spouse Group
Catholic Charities Des Plaines Office
1717 Rand Road
Des Plaines, IL 60016
(312) 655-7283

Midwest Palliative & Hospice Care Center
2050 Claire Court
Glenview, IL 60025
(847) 556-1777
Various support groups and workshops available.
Fees may be associated with these groups. 

To Be Joyful Again
Holy Family Parish
2515 W. Palatine Rd.
Inverness, IL 60067
(847) 705-9886

Loving Outreach to Survivors
of Suicide (LOSS)

Holy Family Church
2515 Palatine Rd.
Inverness, IL 60067
(312) 655-7283

Rainbow Hospice & Palliative Care
1550 Bishop Court
Mount Prospect, IL 60056
(847) 692-8884
Various support groups and workshops available.
Donations are requested for most groups.

Loving Outreach to Survivors
of Suicide (LOSS), Sibling Survivor Group
St. Norbert Church, Parish Office
1809 Walters Ave.
Northbrook, IL 60062
(312) 655-7283

Compassionate Friends
Loss of a child/grandchild at any age
Cancer Wellness Center
215 Revere Dr.
Northbrook, IL 60062
(847) 800-0707 

Soul Mate
Recent loss of spouse or significant other
NorthShore University Home and Hospice
4901 Searle Pkwy.
Skokie, IL 60076
(847) 982-4364

Loving Outreach to Survivors
of Suicide (LOSS)

St. Joseph’s Church
1747 Lake Ave.
Wilmette, IL 60091
(312) 655-7283

South Side Bereavement Support Groups

Compassionate Friends
Loss of a child/grandchild at any age
Little Company of Mary Hospital
West Wing 8th floor, Room 8536
2800 W 95th St.
Evergreen Park, IL 60805
(708) 748-6840
Various bereavement support groups available,
contact Pastoral Care Dept. (708) 229-5484

Ingalls Memorial Hospital
Hospice & Bereavement Services
North Building, 2nd Floor
One Ingalls Drive
Harvey, IL 60426
(708) 331-1360
Various bereavement support groups available. 

Coffee and Comfort
Loss of a child/grandchild at any age
St. Ann Parish
3010 Ridge Rd.
Lansing, IL 60438
(708) 895-6700 

Finding My Way
Loss of a loved one
St. Ann Parish
3010 Ridge Rd.
Lansing, IL 60438
(708) 895-6700 ext. 43

Conversation and Comfort
Loss of a loved one within one year
PCH Palos Home Health Service
15295 E. 127th Street
Lemont, IL 60439
(630) 257-1111

Coffee & Comfort
Loss of a child/grandchild at any age
Orland Park Christian Reformed Church
7500 W. Sycamore Dr.
Orland Park, IL 60462
(708) 560-3801

Compassionate Friends
Loss of a child/grandchild at any age
Leonard Robinson Family Service Center
22013 Governors Hwy.
Richton Park, IL 60471
(708) 481-8767

Loving Outreach to Survivors of Suicide (LOSS)
Catholic Charities
Southwest Suburban Office
7000 W. 111th St.
Worth, IL 60482
(312) 655-7283

Loving Outreach to Survivors of Suicide (LOSS), Spouse Group
Catholic Charities
Southwest Suburban Office
7000 W. 111th St.
Worth, IL 60482
(312) 655-7283

West Side Bereavement Support Groups

Grief Support Group
General grief support group for senior citizens
West Suburban Senior Services
Senior Citizen Center
439 Bohland Ave.
Bellwood, IL 60104
(708) 547-5600 

Compassionate Friends
Loss of a child/grandchild at any age
Cornerstone Community Church
9008 Fairview Ave.
Brookfield, IL 60513
(630) 740-6669 or (630) 935-1228

Journey Towards Healing
Loyola University Medical Center
2160 S. First Ave
Maywood, IL 60153
(708) 216-1646
Various grief support groups & workshops available.

Grief Support Group
General support group
Westlake Hospital
Prayer Room, 1st floor
1225 W. Lake St.
Melrose Park, IL 60160
(708) 938-7284

Grief Support Group
Loss of a loved one
Season’s Hospice at Westlake Hospital
Senior Center, 1st floor
1225 W. Lake St.
Melrose Park, IL 60160
1-800-570-8809

Bereavement Support Group
Rush Oak Park Hospital
520 S. Maple Ave., Conference Room B
Oak Park, IL 60304
(708) 660-4636

Grief Support Group
Loss of a loved one
St. Cyprian Parish
Rectory, 2nd floor
2601 N. Clinton
River Grove, IL 60171
(708) 453-4800

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Updated 02/17/16