Support Groups
11/7/22
A TO SZE
(920) 562-6742 • 4593 Choctaw Ct., Green Bay. Senior Lifestyle Consulting & Case Management.
Contact Tammy Sze, [email protected]
ADRC (Aging & Disability Resource Center)
(920) 448-4300 • 300 S. Adams St., Green Bay. adrcofbrowncounty.org
Accurate, unbiased information on all aspects of life related to aging or living with a disability.
ALZHEIMER AND DEMENTIA CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP
(920) 865-7844. SS Edward and Isidore Parish, 3667 Flintville Rd., Suamico. Meets at the parish each
3rd Monday of the month at 10 am, contact Carol Mueller for additional information.
AURORA AT HOME
(920) 838-1886. Aurora BayCare Hospital, 2845 Greenbriar Rd., Green Bay. Lisa Falk,
[email protected]
CAMP LLOYD
920-465-2775 • 2420 Nicolet Dr., Green Bay. A week-long day camp for grieving children, entering
grades 2-9 held at UWGB, June 18-23, 2023.
THE CARE COMMUNITY
In-Sight Books, Inc. website for Grief’s Safe Place. Visit Insightbooks.com for those who have
experienced a loss.
CHILDREN’S HEALTH ALLIANCE OF WI INFANT DEATH CENTER
(414) 337-4571. The Infant Death center connects with families who experience a sudden and
unexpected death of an infant to better understand their unique grieving needs and provides
appropriate resources. Staff works closely with professionals serving grieving families to provide
additional resources and self-care information for the professional. Visit
www.chawisconsin.org for a complete listing of grief support and bereavement resources for all family
members. Contact Joanna O’Donnell for more information, (414) 337-4571 or
[email protected]
CIRCLE OF FAITH GRIEF SUPPORT
(920) 660-8066 • Grief support meeting at St. James Parish, Cooperstown, 18228 County R,
Denmark. Online or in person. Contact Tom Bekkers for information.
THE COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS
(920) 370-3858. For bereaved parents, grandparents or adult siblings grieving the loss of a child (of
any age), grandchild, or sibling. Meetings 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6-7:30 pm. First United
Methodist Church, 501 Howe St., Green Bay. [email protected];
www.compassionatefriendsgreenbay.org
COMPASSUS HOSPICE
(920) 819-8174 • 2960 Allied St., Green Bay. Green Bay. Every 4th Tuesday, 5:00-6:00 pm.
Contact Kacie Doxtator for additional information.
DE PERE COMMUNITY CENTER
(920) 336-6054 • 600 Grant St., De Pere. Contact Amanda Baker, [email protected] for
information on Senior programs.
FROM MOURNING TO HOPE
(920) 288-2217 • Central Church, 831 Schoen St., Green Bay. www.FromMourningToHope.com or
[email protected] for upcoming classes. All sessions are faith based but membership of Central
church or any church is not necessary to participate.
GAMBLERS ANONYMOUS
(920) 676-9498 • Annunciation Parish, 1087 Kellogg St., Green Bay.
www.greenbaywisconsinga.com. Tuesdays 5:30 pm, Thursdays 7 pm, & Saturdays 9 am.
GRIEF SHARE
GriefShare is for people grieving the death of a family member or friend. Attendance may begin at any
time. You will find encouragement and help whenever you begin. You will be able to continue with
GriefShare through the next 13-week cycle and view any of the videos you have not seen. This is a
national program that is found locally at congregations listed below. Griefshare.org for additional
information.
Green Bay Community Church
(920) 434-9225 • 600 Cardinal Ln., Green Bay. Call Marilyn Bazett-Jones for more information, 920-
492-0001.
Pilgrim Lutheran Church
(920) 965-2233. 1731 St. Agnes Dr., Green Bay. Contact Carol for additional information.
St. Bernard Catholic Church
(920) 468-4811 • 2040 Hillside Ln., Green Bay. Contact Dcn Bernie (920) 301-3275.
St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church
(920) 973-0828 • 14311 Maribel Rd., Maribel. Contact Nicole for additional information.
Spring Lake Church
(920) 983-9090. 302 N. Adams St. #110 and 2240 Klondike Rd., Green Bay.
GRIEVING WITH GREAT HOPE
(920) 737-1805. St. Thomas the Apostle, 5930 Humboldt Rd., Luxemburg.
Molly Gallagher. [email protected]
GRIEF YOUR WAY
An online grief program featuring different pathways for a fee. Free online grief resources also
available. www.griefyourway.com
HAYLOS (Hope After Your Loved One’s Suicide)
(920) 288-2217 • Central Church, 831 Schoen St., Green Bay. Faith based, peer led support group.
Contact Curtis at [email protected] or visit haylos.org for more information.
HEALING YOUR GRIEVING HEART
Resurrection Parish, 333 Hilltop Dr.,Green Bay. Contact Ann Froelich at (920) 435-6811 or
[email protected] or Sheila De Luca at (920) 217-6259 or [email protected] to
register. A five-week program for those who have lost someone through death. 6:30-8:00 pm at
Resurrection Parish, 333 Hilltop Dr., Green Bay.
PROMEDICA HOSPICE BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT & GRIEF EDUCATION
(920) 278-3478 • 1145 W. Main Ave., De Pere. Promedica Bereavement Coordinators facilitate grief
support/education opportunities throughout the area and year round and are free to the public. Contact
Patricia Hovde BCC [email protected] for details about dates, locations, or to register for
a current support group opportunity.
HELPGUIDE.ORG
Website offering tools and advice for mental health and wellness.
JOURNEY THROUGH GRIEF
(920) 336-4033 • Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, 1307 Lourdes Ave., De Pere. Second Tuesday of each
month 9:00-10:00am. Contact: Robin Therese.
LIFE LOSSES GRIEF SUPPORT
(920) 865-7844 • SS Edward & Isidore Parish, 3667 Flintville Dr., Suamico. Contact: Carol Mueller,
[email protected] or Lori Flanagan, [email protected]
MISCARRIAGE AND INFANT LOSS MEMORIAL
(920) 336-7768 • Resurrection Catholic Church, 333 Hilltop, Green Bay.
ST. BERNARD GRIEF SUPPORT
(920) 468-4811 • 2040 Hillside Ln., Green Bay.
SERENITY BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUP
(920) 434-2145 ext. 209 • St. John the Baptist Church, 2597 Glendale Ave., Green Bay. Contact: Ruth
Holloway, [email protected]
SHARE of NORTHEAST WISCONSIN
(920) 431-3038 • St. Vincent, 835 S. Van Buren, Green Bay. For parents who have lost a baby through
miscarriage, still birth, SIDS or neo-natal death. Currently, meetings are offered virtually at
NationalShare.org on Tuesdays at7:00pm Central Time. Contact Keegan McKeown
[email protected]
UNITY GRIEF AND EDUCATION CENTER
(920) 339-6700 • 2079 Lawrence Drive, Suite B, De Pere. Registration required for all groups by
calling Unity Grief and Education Center at (920) 339-6700 or emailing [email protected]
Visit Unity’s website for up-to-date information:
www.unityhospice.org/grief-support/
Hope and the Holidays: A 6-week support group for adults that offers the opportunity to connect with
others who are grieving and covers topics such as grief around the holidays, traditions, self-care and
finding hope.
Navigating the Waters of Grief: A 6-week support group meeting on Tuesdays in De Pere open to
any adult member of the community who has experienced the death of a loved one.
Grief Workshop–Coping with the Holidays: An interactive workshop for adults that offers the
opportunity to connect with others who are grieving around the holidays. Held in De Pere, Oconto
Falls, Sturgeon Bay, Marinette.
Grief Connect: This group meets the 1st and 3rd Thursday evening (6-7:30pm) of every month
virtually via Zoom and provides discussion opportunities on grief related topics relevant to those
attending.
Healing Thru the Arts: A hands-on creative workshop for adults who have experienced a death. The
monthly workshop will guide participants to process and incorporate memories and their loved one
through a creative project. Participants need not have any prior art or crafting experience.
Generations – Hope for Grieving Families: Activities and topics are tailored to children and teens
ages 4-18, while adults share their own grief experience. Children and adult groups run concurrently.
Held the second and fourth Thursday evening of the month in the Green Bay area during the school
year and the second Thursday in the months of June, July, and August.
SUICIDE LOSS SUPPORT GROUP, (formally known as B.C.S.O.S. Brown County SURVIVORS
OF SUICIDE)
(920) 339-8952 • Unity Hospice Education Center 2079 B Lawrence Dr., De Pere. For family and
friends to cope with suicide loss. Meeting third Monday of each month 6:00 pm. Contact survivor and
facilitator Mary Doeml at (920) 339-8952 and/or [email protected] for additional
information.

A Light for the Journey by D. Morgan

A nautical visual and reflective work to assist in walking the pathway of grief.

A Man You Know is Grieving & When a Man Faces Grief by James E. Miller

Two books in one. One half is for men who are grieving, with 12 helpful suggestions, each a chapter by itself. The other half is for those who want to understand and help men who are grieving, also in twelve short, helpful chapters.

A Pilgrimage Through Grief by James E. Miller

Healing the soul’s hurt after loss

A Time to Grieve by Carol Staudacher

Meditations for healing after the death of a loved one.

A Travel Guide to Heaven by Anthony DeStafano

Provides a delicious preview of a place bursting with beauty, excitement, challenges, fun and pure delight.

Autumn Wisdom by James E. Miller

“Autumn Wisdom” is a sensitive, insightful exploration of what it means to approach one’s later years with openness and trust.

Beyond Sorrows by Herb & Mary Montgomery

Christian reflections on death and grief.

Change & Possibility by James E. Miller

“Change & Possibility” is an insightful, compassionate exploration of the experience of change that is a part of all human life.

Cowbells and Courage by Patrick W. Page

One man to another on the loss of a spouse.

Early Winter by Howard Brown

Learning to live, love and laugh again after painful loss.

Finding Your Way After Your Parent Dies by Richard Gilbert

Compassionate guide for those well into adulthood experiencing the pain of the loss of a parent.

Footprints by Margaret Fishback Peters

Images and reflections of God’s presence in our lives.

For Bereaved Grandparents by Margaret H. Gerner

Shows how grandparents can help their children while grieving themselves.

Grieving: The Pain and the Promise by Deanna Edwards

Concrete help and valuable suggestions to all who grieve or yearn to help a loved one who is grieving.

Hanging On: A Painful Pilgrimage by Deborah Young

One Woman’s Journey Through Grief.

How Will I Get Through the Holidays? by James E. Miller

Twelve ideas for those whose loved one died.

I’m Grieving as Fast as I Can by Linda Feinberg

How young widows and widowers can cope and heal.

Inspiration-365 Days a Year by Zig Ziglar

Inspirational quotes for every day of the year.

Left Alone by Ruth Becker

A book on widowhood

Letters to My Son by Mitchell Carmody

Turning loss into legacy.

Living Still, Loving Always by Nita G. Aasen

Living with permission to mourn, essays of a bereaved parent.

Memories Too Few by Kathy Manning Burns

A letter to parents who lose a child by any pregnancy or newborn loss.

Monuments in Your History by William Laas

Through examples and anecdotal material, this book brings to life America’s memorial monuments, both famous and obscure.

Motherless Daughters… The Legacy of Loss by Hope Edelman

A courageous journey into the heart of a woman’s most profoundly life-altering passage

Never Too Old for a Lullaby by Juanita White

When your grown child dies you are bereaved, devastated, shocked, numbed and all too often,forgotten. In this sensitive book we explore the many feelings that accompany this great loss.

On Life and Living: The Hospice Experience by Joe Levinger

(18 Minutes)

One You Love is Dying by James E. Miller

This book offers sensitive, direct advice to family members and lay caregivers.

One You Loved Has Died by James E. Miller

Written especially for the newly bereaved, this book explains in an easy-to-read manner what can be expected during the course of grief.

Permission to Mourn by Tom Zuba

A new way to do grief.

Remembering With Love by Elizabeth Levang

Messages of hope for the first year of grieving and beyond

Surviving Grief: 30 Questions and Answers by A.M. Brady Reinsmith

Addresses questions rising in the mind, body, and spirit of one who feels out of sync due to loss of a loved one through death.

Swallowed by a Snake by Thomas R. Golden

A book for men or women about the masculine side of healing from loss.

Taking the Trip by Romaine Presnell

First hand experience of the pain of grief shared by one widow to others. New widows will be comforted by a friend who has been through it

Telling a Child About Death by Edgar N. Jackson

Deals with the importance of the task of communication; when to talk about it; what to say; how to say it to various ages

The Ah-Ha Effect by a Collection of Women Authors

How a single moment changed the lives of these extraordinary women.

The Continuing Care Series

Tape 1 – by Doug Manning – Produced by In-Sight Books

The Courage to Laugh by Allen Klein

An illustration of the importance of laughter. The author shows readers how to face the end of life and the grieving process with dignity and compassion.

The Gift of Significance by Doug Manning

Walking with people through a loss

The Journey of Grief DVD by Doug Mannning

A presentation of the grief journey captured in a one-on-one experience. Sit with Doug as he discusses the elements of the grief experience.

The Next Place by Warren Hanson

A true work of art, walking you through the grief process in word and picture

The Next Place by Warren Hanson

A true work of art, walking you through the grief process in word and picture.

The Widower’s Toolbox by Gerald J. Schaefer

A spoken treasure from the heart of lived experience by one widow to other widowers in search of a special set of tools for trying to repair their lives after losing their spouse.

Through the Eyes of a Lion by Levi Lusko

Facing impossible pain and finding incredible power.

Understanding Grief by Howard J. Lunche

A guide for the bereaved. A response to the all too common ignorance and misconceptions about grief that are encountered in American society. Provides a practical framework by which to view grief.

What Does that Mean by Harold I. Smith and Joy Johnson

A dictionary of death, dying and grief terms for grieving children and those who love them.

When Mourning Dawns by James E. Miller

Living your way through the seasons of grief. Grief patterns compared to the rhythm of the seasons – fall, winter, spring and then summer again.

When You Know You’re Dying by James E. Miller

It’s difficult to find books written just for the dying. Here’s one that’s been tested in many settings. Each chapter is straightforward and specific.

When You’re the Caregiver & When You’re Ill or Incapacitated by James E. Miller

Encouraging information and advice is presented in twelve short chapters.

When Your Spouse Dies by Mildred Tengbom

Part of the Hope and Healing Series from the publisher of Good Grief.

Winter Grief, Summer Grace by James E. Miller

Compassionate exploration of feelings that come with a loved one’s death.

Animal Crackers by Bridget Marshall

A story about love, funerals and a child’s grief.

Catching Rainbows by Kathleen Mareesh Hemery, Juanita White & Olga Coss

Three stories to support children during life crises. The stories deal with the death of a Grandfather, a pet and a Great-Grandmother.

Finding Grandpa Everywhere by John Hodge

Story follows a young child as he discovers the love and memories his Grandpa has left him.

I Heard Your Mommy Died by Mark Scrivani

Talks about the many changes that come with death and reassures the child that they are loved and will be taken care of.

Lean on Me Gently by Doug Manning

Helping a grieving child and making the journey through grief a family affair.

Lost and Found by Ellen Yeomans

One child’s search for understanding after the death of her sister. Dealing with her own grief and accepting the emotions of those around her, this child finds her way toward healing.

Mama Mockingbird by Sauni Wood

Shattered by the sudden death of their grown son, Scot Kenneth Wood, in 1982, and at tmes in doubt as to whether her “pieces” would ever get back together again, the story of Mama Mockingbird “came” to her “through the wind”.

Molly’s Mama Died by Margaret M. Holmes

Child’s journey through grief. Opens up communication between adult and children while showing children that all feelings are normal.

Thank You For Coming to Say Goodbye by Janice L. Roberts & Joy Johnson

Suggested ways to involve children in funeral services

The Class in Room 44: When a Classmate Dies by Lynn Bennett Blackburn

Story to assist children in dealing with the death of a classmate

The Fall of Freddie the Leaf by Leo Buscaglia, Ph.D

Teaching a child about death

The Forever Dog by Bill Cochran

Mike and Corky are best friends with a forever plan until one day…

The Garden Angel by Jan Czech

A young child discovers a grandparent’s love grows even after death

The Gift of Memory by Marianne Richmond

The Gift of a Memory is a warm and gentle gift of love that commemorates the loss of a special life and celebrates our most cherished memories. Each page, with its tender prose and reflective artwork, is a hug for the healing heart.

The Most Special Bear by Bonita Mason

A beautifully illustrated book designed to help a child cope with the loss of a loved one.

The Saddest Time by Norma Simon

Three anecdotes which deal sensitively with the deaths of a young uncle, a classmate and a grandparent. The book helps to stimulate dialogue between adults and children on the essential subjects of life and death.

Thumpy’s Story by Nancy C. Dodge

Story of love and grief shared by Thumpy, the Bunny; for children ages 7-77. In a warm and sensitive way it will help children deal with the loss of a loved one

Timothy Duck by Lynn Bennett Blackburn

A story about the death of a friend

What Does That Mean by Harold I. Smith and Joy Johnson

A dictionary of death, dying and grief terms for grieving children and those who love them.

What’s Heaven? by Maria Shriver

Death eventually touches every family, and this treasure of a book – for people of all faiths – is a starting point for parents who must talk about this difficult topic with their children.

When Families Grieve (Kit) by Sesame Workshop

This kit includes a Sesame Street DVD, a guide for parents, and a children’s story book designed to help your family sort through the grieving process.

When the Wind Stops by Charlotte Zolotow

A story about new beginning, day and night, wind and waves, rain and seasons. Each will go on and on, for nothing ends, but rather, begins in a new place or in different ways.