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Grief Support Groups in South Jersey

The Samaritan Center for Grief Support is here for you.  Along with family members of our patients, Samaritan’s grief support services are available for anyone in the community experiencing grief and loss.

We are committed to providing you with the grief support you need in these difficult times. We also believe it’s critical to do our part to help reduce the transmission of COVID-19. We are currently offering support groups on-line. 

Registration is required. Call us at (856) 596-8550 or email us   (CFGcounseling@SamaritanNJ.org) if you are interested in a grief support group. If it has already started, please contact us as new groups are always forming. We are here to support you.

Our List of South NJ Grief Support Groups

GROUP

DATE & TIME

Groups are complimentary and led by professional bereavement specialists.

New to Grief

This one-time online session is for those who have had a recent loss and is designed to help you navigate this challenging time through mutual support, education and information on additional resources.

July 19 at 6:00 p.m.

August 16 at 6:00 p.m.

September 20 at 6:00 p.m.

October 18 at 6:00 p.m.

November 15 at 6:00 p.m.

December 20 at 6:00 p.m.

Coping with Holidays

For most people, holidays are a happy, festive time. But, for those facing special days after the loss of a loved one, they can be lonely, depressing, and difficult to navigate. Holidays or not, it is important for you to find a way to take care of yourself. You’re invited to join us at this free, online workshop to learn tips about how to deal with anniversaries, holidays and other special occasions.

Thursday, Nov. 17  6:00 PM

Monday, Nov. 21 6:00 PM

Monday, Dec. 12 6:00 PM

Thursday, Dec. 15 2:00 PM

Saturday, Dec. 17 10:00 AM

Wednesday, Dec. 21 6:00 PM

Wednesday, Dec. 28  6:00 PM

Young Adults Coping with Loss

A six-week online grief support group for young adults between the ages of 18-35 who are coping with the death of a friend or family member.

Loss at a time in life when someone is defining who they are personally and professionally can be unsettling and isolating.




This group will provide a safe space for young adults to have open conversation about the reality and impact of losing someone close to you.


Starting, Monday June 20 
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Coping with a COVID-19 Loss

During this challenging time, we would like to support family and friends who have been affected by a COVID-19 death. We invite you to join us for an ongoing 6 week virtual support group.


This group is designed to provide a safe place for you to express your feelings of grief and loss while connecting with others going through a similar experience. At a time when change and uncertainty are part of our everyday experience this group can provide you with added support while providing resources for current and future support needs.

Starting Thursday, October 20 at 6:00 p.m.

Daughters Without Mothers

A six-week online group for adult women grieving the loss of their mother.


How do we, as daughters, find our way after our moms have died? What happens to the empty chairs? This South NJ support group offers grief education, and most importantly, a place to speak your mom’s name, tell her story, and honor her memory. This group is no charge and open to the community. Join us at our kitchen table — you aren’t alone.

Starting Tuesday, September 6 at 6:00 p.m.

Starting Tuesday, October 25 at 6:00 p.m.

Grieving the Love of Your Life

A six-week online group for those grieving the loss of a spouse/partner.


Poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow has said, “There is no grief like the grief that does not speak.” While no two losses are alike, being with people going through a similar experience can decrease isolation while providing a space to explore your unique journey and speak about your loss. This group provides a safe place as you learn to live and cope, day by day, while dealing with a broken heart after losing the person closest to you.

Starting Monday, September 12 at 6:00 p.m.
Starting Thursday, September 15 at 2:00 p.m.

Rebuilding After Loss

Rebuilding After Loss provides a safe space to explore your journey, your feelings, and how you are coping as you redefine your identity in relation to your loss.



This group explores secondary losses and is designed to provide support as you take on new roles at a time that involves challenges in many aspects of life. Rebuilding After Loss is suggested as a follow up to Grieving the Love of Your Life.

Starting Wednesday, September 21
at 6:00 p.m.

Sharing in Grief and Hope

A six-week online group for anyone who has lost a family member or friend.


This group's goal is to help you find your way to a new life that encompasses the absence of your loved one. You will have the opportunity to share your story, to give and receive support and comfort, and to honor and memorialize your loved one.

Starting Thursday, September 8 at 6:00 p.m.

Healing Your Heart:
Yoga and Meditation for Grief

No yoga experience necessary.


This is a special, seven-week group for anyone interested in exploring their grief journey through the chakras utilizing yoga asana (poses), breathwork (pranayama) and meditation.

This group is open to any level of yoga experience (including beginners) and is designed to be a slow, gentle, healing practice that supports the exploration of loss and healing.

Starting Tuesday, September 20 at 6:00 p.m.

Registration is required at (856) 596-8550 or CFGcounseling@SamaritanNJ.org.

Interested in attending a support group or getting more information?