Bereavement Support Group

Good Samaritan

This group is for HIV positive individuals experiencing grief due to loss.

3030 Walnut
Kansas City, MO

Third Thursday 3:00pm
Lily 913-722-3100 ext. 209

www.gsp-kc.org

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Bereavement Support Group

Strangers Rest Baptist Church

This group is for those grieving because of a significant loss.  They meet for six weeks every spring and fall.

2052 N. 5th St
Kansas City, KS
913-371-7237

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Bereaved Parents (Loss of Child) Support Group

College Church of the Nazarene

This group is for parents, grandparents, and even step parents whom have lost a child.

2020 E. Sheridan Ave
Olathe, KS

Third Thursday 7:00pm
Pastor Dennis Apple 913-489-6212 or dapple@collegechurch.com

www.collegechurch.com

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Compassionate Friends-Kansas City Chapter

This organization offers support to families grieving the death of a child of any age, regardless of cause.

www.compassionatefriends.org

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Coping with Life Alone

This group is for those who have lost a spouse to death, divorce or separation in the early stages.  Three eight week sessions are held throughout the year at various locations.

Cathy Debortoli 816-540-4644

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Grief and Loss Support Group

Group is only for caregivers and held at various times throughout the year.

Shepherd’s Center
4805 NE Antioch Rd
Kansas City, Mo

Terry Tipton 816-452-4536 or ttiptonscn@kc.rr.com

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Grief and Loss Support Group

Please call in advance.  Only for those that reside in Jackson County.

Comprehensive Mental Health Services

17844 E. 23rd St
Independence, MO

Meets every Wednesday 2:00pm-3:00pm

Mary Pettit 816-254-3652 ext. 2125

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Grief Recovery

Eight week group for those experiencing the loss of a spouse, child, family member, or friend.  Led by a team of ministry partners who have experienced their own grief.

Pleasant Valley Baptist Church
1600 N 291 Highway
Liberty, MO

Geria Tyson  gtyson@pleasantvalley.org

www.pleasantvalley.org

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Grief Share

Each week the group will watch a video seminar on DVD that covers topics essential to recovery from the hurt of grief and loss.  Visit website to find a local group.

800-395-5755

www.griefshare.org

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Grief Support Grief Gathering

This group is for those who have suffered a personal loss in the last several months.  Resources on how to work through grief will be shared.

St. Luke’s Hospital (Main Conference Room)
4401 Wornall
Kansas City, MO

Mondays 6:00pm-7:30pm
Dr. Harold Ivan Smith 816-932-5100

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Grief Support Group

Evening six-week sessions are scheduled at various times throughout the year. Registration is preferred.

St. Mary’s Medical Center
201 NW RD Mize Rd

Blue Springs, MO   (annex B located on the north side of the hospital off Mock Avenue)

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Grief Support Group

Grace Hospice

Contact the bereavement coordinator for more information.

Villa Ventura Retirement Community
121st and Wornall
Kansas City, MO

Third Monday 6:30pm-7:30pm
Kelly Roberts 816-444-4611

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Grief Support Group

Groups for those who have lost a loved one, families and caregivers.  Call for various times and locations.

Crossroads Hospice

Stella Ruiz 913-850-7520

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Grief Support Group

A support group for those coping with the loss of a loved one.  Visit website for upcoming seven-week sessions.

Platte Woods United Methodist Church
7310 NW Prairie View Rd
Platte Woods, MO

Every Wednesday 3:30pm-5:00pm
Vicki Dale 816-741-2972 ext. 229

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Grief Support Group

Support group with speakers on different topics.

Church of the Ascension
9510 W. 127th St
Overland Park, KS

Second Saturday 9:00am-10:00am
Jean Hinman 913-681-3348

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Grief Support Group

Monthly group open to anyone who is in need of support or encouragement through the grief process or experiencing pre-bereavement issues.  Contact for the location and time.

Kendallwood Hospice

Amy Mears 816-232-2400

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Grief Support Group

Contact office for current groups and locations.

Three Rivers Hospice

816-295-0544

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Grief Support Group

Free monthly support groups for anyone who is grieving in the Kansas hospice locations.

Vitas Innovative Hospice Care of Kansas City

Daneale White 913-722-1631

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Grief Support Group

Groups are open to those who have experienced the death of a loved one. Topics covered include understanding the grief process, dealing with difficult emotions and more. Must pre-register.

Kansas City Hospice and Palliative Care
816-363-2600

www.kansascityhospice.org 

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GRIEF Support Network

Visit website to find support groups by going to community links.

P.O. Box 2114
Shawnee Mission, KS

913-648-1520

www.griefsupportnetwork.org

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Growing Through Grief

Visit website for schedule of five-week sessions in winter, spring, and fall.

Village Presbyterian Church
6641 Mission, Rm. 124
Prairie Village, KS

Sandy Perry 913-671-2327

www.villagepres.org

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Life After Loss Grief Support Group

This group is for those who are struggling with the loss of any kind.  The grieving process is a journey and unique to those traveling that journey.

Riverstone Retirement Resort
9000 N. Congress Ave
Kansas City, MO

Second Tuesday 1:00pm-2:00pm
Vicki Dale 816-741-2972 ext. 229

Robin Ewy, Good Shepherd Hospice Bereavement Coordinator 816-822-2292

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Life After Loss Grief Support Group

Groups are offered to any adult who is grieving the loss of a loved one.  They meet at various times and locations throughout the year.

North Kansas City Hospital
The Pavilion
2790 Clay Edwards Drive
North Kansas City, MO

or

Northcare Hospice
Antioch Christian Church
4805 NE Antioch Rd
Kansas City, MO

Shepherds Center Northland
Stephanie Bernal 816-691-5119 or 816-691-1690

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Mutual Help Grief Support Group

The meeting is open to both family and friends of Hospice or patients, as well as to the community.

Grace United Methodist Church
11485 Ridgeview Rd, Rm. 222
Olathe, KS

Second and Fourth Tuesday 2:00pm
913-859-0111

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Parents of Murdered Children and Other Survivors of Homicide

Call for more information.

Our Lady of Sorrows Church
2525 Gillham Rd
Kansas City, MO

First Friday 7:30pm-9:00pm
816-850-4200

www.kcpomc.org

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Perinatal Bereavement Support Group

Call for more information.

Shawnee Mission Medical Center
9100 W. 74th St
Shawnee Mission, KS

First and Third Thursday 7:00pm-8:30pm
913-676-6888 or 913-676-7777

www.shawneemission.org/classes

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Pet Grief Recovery Group

This group is open to anyone grieving of trying to prepare for the death of an animal companion.

Rolling Acres
12200 NW Crooked Rd
Kansas City, MO

Second Wednesday 6:30pm-8:00pm
Beverly or Nancy 816-891-8888  nancypiper@visitrollingacres.com

www.visitrollingacres.com

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Pregnancy After a Loss Support Group

Call for more information.

Shawnee Mission Medical Center
9100 W. 74th St
Shawnee Mission, KS

Second Thursday 7:00pm-8:30pm
913-632-4223 or 913-676-7777

www.ShawneeMission.org/classes

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SIDS Resources, Inc

This organization offers groups for those affected by the sudden and unexpected death of an infant.

6400 Prospect, Ste. 216
Kansas City, MO

Fourth Wednesday 6:30pm
Held at Midtown Baptist Temple
Ms. Pete Potts 913-735-7437

www.sidsresources.org

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Skillbuilders: Education & Support for Widows, Widowers and Caregivers

Coffee, Meet, Greet, Support Program.  Although classes are designed for widowed persons, anyone may attend.  No pre-registration necessary.

The Palmer Center, Craft Room
218A N. Pleasant
Independence, MO

Every Tuesday 9:45am-11:50am
Steve Hamilton 913-648-1520

or Tomahawk Ridge Community Center
11902 Lowell Blvd
Overland Park, KS

Every Thursday 9:45am-11:50am

or

Platte County Resource Center, Board Rm.
11724 NW Plaza Circle
Kansas City, MO

Every Friday 9:30am-11:20am

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Solace House

Solace House is a program provided by Kansas City Hospice for those grieving the death of a loved one. Solace House offers group and individual sessions (for a fee) to support people who have suffered the death of a friend, family member, or caregiver. Registration is required.

8012 State Line, Ste. 202
Prairie Village, KS 66208
913-341-0318

www.solacehouse.org
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Widow Friendship Exchange

Shawnee Mission Medical Center
9100 W. 74th St, Tapestry Room
Shawnee Mission, KS

Every Wednesday 5:00pm-6:30pm
913-676-7777

www.ShawneeMission.org/classes

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Widowed Support Group

This group is for widows and widowers.

Rolling Hills Presbyterian Church
9300 Nall Ave
Overland Park, KS

Every Tuesday
Marietta 913-851-9944 or 913-642-9100

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WINGS

This support group offers social contact and support to family and friends of Hospice patients as well as to the community.

Cedar Lake Village
15325 S. Lone Elm Rd
Olathe, KS

Third Tuesday 7:00pm
Carolyn Seger 913-393-8276

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Turning Point

8900 State Line Road, Ste. 240
Shawnee Mission, KS 66206

www.turningpointkc.org

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For the loss of a child during pregnancy or infancy:

Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support Group

Shawnee Mission Medical Center (Tapestry Room)
9100 W. 74th Street
Shawnee Mission, KS

913-676-6888

This group meets the first and third Thursday of every month from 7-8:30pm.

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You Made Me Mom

Call Amy at 816.332.1601

www.YouMadeMeMom.com

This group meets the third Thursday of every month from 7-9pm.

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Survivors of Suicide

9120 W. 75th Street (Life Dynamics Building)
Shawnee Mission, KS

913-676-6888

This group meets the second and fourth Tuesday of every month from 6:30-8pm.

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Widow Friendship Exchange

9100 W. 74th St (Tapestry Room)
Shawnee Mission, KS

913-676-6888

This group meets every Wednesday from 5-6:30pm.

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Grief Share

Griefshare is a nationwide organization designed to assist people who are grieving.  Griefshare hosts local chapters in many cities.  For a complete list and to search for groups in your area, go to the website and enter in your information.

www.griefshare.org