920.497.4672 – 300 Adams St., Green Bay
Healing Through Grief – Life After Caregiving
Third Wednesday of each month. 4:00-5:30 pm. Free and open to the public. Contact Beverly Bartlett at 920.448.4300
ASERACARE Hospice Support Group
Affinity Visiting Nurses Hospice
A Time To Mourn
Six-week grief support for adults who have lost an adult loved one. Co-led by professionals trained in grief support. No fee. Advance registration required. Offered 3 times yearly. Call Angie Schuldt, [email protected]
Men Journeying Through Grief
Meeting 1st Wednesday of every month, 6:00-8:00 pm in Neenah. For men only.
Alzheimer/dementia support group
Aurora at Home
920.838.1886 – Aurora Baycare Hospital, 2845 Greenbriar Rd., Green Bay. Call Lisa Falk to register. Every other Wednesday, 12:30-2:00 pm
920.265.2703 – 920.265.2775 – 2420 Nicolet Dr., Green Bay. A week-long VIRTUAL day camp, June 21-26, 8:30 am-4:30 pm, for grieving children, ages 7-16. Registrations now available. Contact Illene Cupit, [email protected].
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
414.292.4046 – 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.
Circle of Faith Grief Support
920.660.8066 – 18228 County R, Denmark. Grief support meeting at St. James Parish, Cooperstown. 12:00-2:00 pm. Contact Tom Bekkers
The Compassionate Friends
920.370.3858 – compassionatefriendsgb.org – For bereaved parents, grandparents or adult siblings grieving the loss of a child (of any age), grandchild, or sibling. Green Bay: Meetings 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6:00 pm (no May meeting). First United Methodist Church, 501 Howe St. [email protected]
De Pere Community Center
920.339.4097 – 600 Grant St., De Pere. Call to register for classes in Oil Painting, Stained glass, Movement to music, Themed luncheons and Music Events to name a few.
From Mourning to Hope
920.737.2790 – Central Church, 831 Schoen St., Green Bay. Contact Curtis, [email protected]. Meetings will be held online Sundays, June 7 – Aug 16, 6:00 – 7:30 pm and Wednesdays, June 4 – Aug 13, 9 – 10:30 am.
Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church
920.499.7405 – 2160 Packerland Dr., Green Bay. Thursdays, 6:00 pm
Green Bay Community Church
920.434.9225 – 600 Cardinal Ln., Green Bay. Mondays, 6:30 pm. Facilitator: Kim Sechler, Pastoral Care Pastor
New Hope United Methodist Church
Spring Lake Church, Downtown
Healing Your Grieving Heart
Call Ann Froelich at 920.435.6811, [email protected] or Sheila DeLuca at 920.336.7786, [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 (Please park in lot off of Delahaut)
Heartland Hospice Support Group
920.241.4593 – 1145 W Main Ave., De Pere. Heartland Hospice offers a variety of support group activities throughout the year. Heartland Hospice offers a variety of support group activities throughout the year. Call or email Melissa Shea. [email protected] for more information on dates, locations and to register for current support group programing.
Website offering tools and advice for stress relief.
920.321.2004 – 3237 Riverside Dr., Green Bay
Grief Support Group – Every 3rd Tuesday of the month. Green Bay
Kress Library, 333 N. Broadway, De Pere.
11:30 am -12:30 pm. Call Kacie Doxtator,
Lakeshore Grief Support Programs
920.682.7742 – A grief group for teens: Meeting on the 1st & 3rd Mondays of the month, 6:30-7:45 pm. First Lutheran Church 521 N. 8th St., Manitowoc. Contact Stephanie Bowman or email at [email protected]
Wings of Hope
920.242.1153 – Helping families as they grieve the loss of a baby through miscarriage, stillbirth, ectopic pregnancy or SIDS. Jenny Weier, Grief Facilitator
Life Losses Grief Support
Miscarriage and Infant Loss Memorial
920.336.7768 – Resurrection Green Bay, 333 Hilltop, Green Bay. Contact Person: Sheila De Luca, Pastoral Associate
New Hope Grief Group
St. Bernard Grief Support Group
Serenity Bereavement Support Group
S.O.S. (Survivors of Suicide)
920.339.8952 – Bellin Administrative Bldg., 2020 S. Webster Ave., Green Bay. For family and friends to cope with suicide loss. Meeting third Monday of each month 7:00-8:30 pm.
Share of Northeast Wisconsin
920.433.8634 – St. Vincent Hospital, 835 S. Van Buren St., Green Bay. For parents who have lost a baby through miscarriage, still birth, SIDS or neonatal death.
Unity Hospice Bereavement
920.338.1111 – 2366 Oak Ridge Cr., De Pere
Unity Hospice Grief Support: Registration required for all groups. Registration required. Groups on hold while COVID-19 restrictions are in place. Please call with interest or to inquire about current grief support options.
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. Multiple offerings throughout the year in the afternoon and evening.
Afternoon (1:30-3:00 pm): July 7 – Aug. 11
Evenings (6:00-7:30 pm): June 2 – July 7;
July 18 – Sep. 1
Grief Connection: Meets the third Thursday of every month from 1:30-3:00 pm or 6:00-7:30 pm in De Pere. This group provides discussion opportunities on grief related topics relevant to those attending.
Generations– Hope for Grieving Families: Designed to support grieving families with children and teens ages 4-18. Dinner is served each evening at no charge. Meetings are held on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month from 5:30-7:15 pm in Green Bay.
Understanding Grief: Meeting monthly on Wednesdays.
1st Wednesday of every month 12:30-2:00 pm
Sturgeon Bay Area:
2nd Wednesday of every month 12:00-1:30 pm
Sister Bay Area:
3rd Wednesday of every month 1:00-2:30 pm
4th Wednesday of every month 12:00-1:30 pm
Women’s Luncheon: Meets the 3rd Wednesday of every month from 1:30-3:00 pm at a local restaurant for conversation & support. Lunch may be purchased off the menu.
Healing Thru the Arts: A hands-on creative grief workshop for adults offered the 4th Thursday of the month from 2:00-3:30 pm or 6:00 – 7:30 pm. Craft supplies provided. The workshop is led by a grief counselor who will provide support and guidance throughout the session.
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
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.