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Grief Support: You are Never Alone

While no one can fully understand the grief you feel in your heart, the support of others who have experienced a loss can be a comfort in your time of sorrow. Connect with others for one-time events or ongoing support for you or your children with one of the welcoming, understanding groups listed below.

GriefShare

GriefShare support groups meet weekly to help you face the challenges of loss and move toward rebuilding your life. Piasecki-Althaus supports a 13 week program facilitated by Certified Grief Coach, Pastor Charlie Hansen and assisted by  Anne Wasilevich and Roger Rodriguez.

Dates:
 Wednesday, August  2, 2017, and continues through Wednesday, October 18, 2017.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 through Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Where: The Piasecki-Althaus Family Services Center located at 2002 52nd Street in Kenosha.
Cost: Registration fee of $20.00 includes workbook ($10.00 for those who have the 3.0 workbook).
For more information: Contact Anne at 262-658-4101 or Email Anne at Piasecki-Althaus.

Free Event: Holiday GriefShare

A special one-time grief support program for adults.

This program will be held on Wednesday, November 15th, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. This event will focus on handling the holidays with a loss no matter how long it’s been. Facilitated by certified Grief Coach, Pastor Charlie Hansen and assisted by  Anne Wasilevich and Roger Rodriguez.

https://www.griefshare.org/

Where: The Piasecki-Althaus Family Services Center located at 2002 52nd Street in Kenosha.
Cost: FREE
Register: Please register by contacting Anne at 262-658-4101 or Email Anne at Piasecki-Althaus

Survivors of Suicide Support Group

A survivor of suicide is a family member or friend of a person who died by suicide. Kenosha County offers a support group for survivors of suicide held at the Piasecki Althaus Family Service Center, 2002 52nd Street, Kenosha, WI on Tuesdays from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Remaining 2017 meeting dates: 

Please join us-
October 24th, November 14th and November 28th

Contact Debbie at 262-605-6722 or by email debbie.rueber@kenoshacounty.org

The Compassionate Friends, Racine Chapter

A mutual self-help group welcoming all bereaved parents, no matter their child’s age, religion or cause of death meets the last Tuesday of each month at 7:00 P.M. Wheaton Franciscan (All Saints), 3801 Spring St., Racine, WI 53405, lower level. Contact Peg Rousar-Thompson for more information at 262-598-0834 or via email.

A Gathering of Angels

Supportive mothers who have lost an infant or young child due to stillbirth, miscarriage, accident or illness find creative outlets for grief through personal expression and community activities. For more information contact Ann Colwell at 262-639-3099 or Peg Rousar-Thompson at 262-598-0834.

Visiting Nurse Association of Wisconsin Hospice

The Visiting Nurse Association of Wisconsin Hospice has a six-week “Coping With Grief” series that meets at Aurora Medical Center in Kenosha. Start dates are staggered throughout the year. They also offer a variety of support groups, including a men’s breakfast grief support group. For more information, please contact Harry Carlson at 262-249-5860.