Grief Support Groups

Grief Support Groups

This list of organizations has been compiled in the hope that it can be a resource to anyone working through the process of grief. Additional information, counseling and support may be available to you through your faith community, hospital or hospice.

Angel Eyes
425 So. Cherry Street, Suite 560
Denver 80246-1235
303-320-7771
Outside Denver 1-888-285-7437
Patty VanGilder – Executive Director
Provides information, education and family support for those who have suffered the death of a child by SIDS, including all sudden, unexplained infant deaths.

Assistance with Grief (Swedish Hospital)
501 East Hampden Avenue
Englewood, CO 80110
303-788-5677
www.swedishhospital.com
Support groups offering seven free evening sessions for parents grieving the death of a baby through miscarriage, stillbirth, or newborn death; also available is a subsequent pregnancy group called A NEW BEGINNING. Registration required. Contact: Natalie Wurzer.

Agape Hospice Services
6041 South Syracuse Way, Suite 220
Greenwood Village, CO 80111
720-482-1988
www.agape-healthcare.com
Grief support groups; information and referrals; retreats; monthly community education programs open to the community.

Centura Health at Home
Porter Hospice & St. Anthony Hospice
7995 E. Prentice Ave.
Greenwood Village, CO 80111
303-561-5100
www.centurahealthathome.org
Stephanie Ortiz-Grabe – Director
Offers Newly Bereaved 3 week groups and 6-week grief groups that are open to the community.  Also, provides periodic art therapy groups for grief support as well as a quarterly Bereavement Education program at various locations in the Denver metro area.  Call the main number (303-561-5100) and ask for a hospice grief counselor.

Compassionate Friends
303-281-8452 (24-hour hotline)
www.compassionatefriends.org
Self-help group for parents, grandparents, and adult siblings who have experienced the death of a child, grandchild or sibling at any age and for any reason. Support groups meet regularly.  All meetings start at 7 pm.

Front Range Chapters – Compassionate Friends

Compassionate Friends- Aurora Chapter
Meets on the 3rd Thursday of each month
HeartLight Center
11150 E. Dartmouth Ave.
Aurora, CO 80014
Contact: Jo English 303-551-4320
jo.english@gmail.com

Compassionate Friends – Boulder County Chapter
Meets on the 1st Tuesday of each month
First Presbyterian Church
1820 15th Street
Boulder, CO 80320
Contact: Debra Hanson 720-588-0651

Compassionate Friends – Denver Chapter
Meets 4th Tuesday of each month
Messiah Community Church
1750 Colorado Blvd.
Denver, CO 80220
Contact: Chapter Phone 303-355-7710

Compassionate Friends – JeffCo Chapter
Meets 2nd Monday of each month
Faith Community Church
6228 S. Carr Court
Littleton, CO 80123

The Denver Hospice
501 S. Cherry Street, Suite 700
Denver, CO 80246
303-321-2828
www.thedenverhospice.org
The Denver Hospice offers a variety of support groups to bereaved adults, adolescents and children. Daytime and evening series available.

Lutheran Hospice
3210 Lutheran Parkway
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
303-425-8000
www.sclhealthsystems.org
Provides ongoing grief support groups following death loss; grief education series for adults. Daytime and evening series available to the community. Dragonfly Program – grief support for young people.

Grief in the Workplace
342 Cook Street
Denver, CO 80206
303-619-3547
www.griefintheworkplace.com
Grief in the Workplace program is a powerful and dynamic training program that provides comprehensive solutions that helps employers work with grieving employees or a loss of an employee.  The program is designed to education co-workers, managers, and employers on the grief process and provide an automated checklist of activities to better serve their employees.  Contact Rachel Kodanaz.

Halcyon Hospice
209 Main Street
Mead, CO 80542
303-329-0870

Heartbeat in Littleton
7700 S. Broadway
Littleton, CO 80122
Shelley Snyder 303-378-5028
Carol Stather 720-328-9229
Lisa Sjoden 720-272-3753
Meets in conference rooms 3&4 every second Thursday from 7-9pm at Littleton Adventist Hospital.

East Metro Heartbeat Support Group
HeartLight Center
11150 E. Dartmouth Ave.
Aurora, CO 80014
Contact: Katie Ford, MA, LPC- facilitator
720.300.8213
This is an ongoing monthly support group for survivors after suicide. Co-Facilitator: Brenda Gierczak, MOAM, CG-C 303.667.7864
Meets the last Tuesday of the month at 7 pm.

North Metro Heartbeat Support Group
Lutheran Hospice
3210 N. Lutheran Parkway
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
Contact: Katie Ford, MA, LPC- facilitator
720-300-8213
kford@idcomm.com
Group meets 1st Tuesday of each month, 7-9 pm.

Kindred at Home
4350 Wadsworth Blvd.
Suite 250
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
303.639.9243

Littleton Adventist Hospital Grief Support
7700 S. Broadway
Littleton, CO 80122
303-730-5884
Provides community grief support for adults. Group meets at Littleton United Methodist Church (5894 S. Datura Street, Littleton, CO 80120) from 7-8:30 pm. Call Lewis Root at 303-791-6287 for details.

Mothers Against Drunk Driving – Colorado State Office
1355 S. Colorado Blvd. Ste C-602
Denver, CO 80222
303-425-5902
www.madd.org/co
Trained victim advocates, guidance through the judicial process, civil attorney referrals, support groups and memorial programs.

Mount Evans Home Health & Hospice
3081 Bergen Peak Drive
Evergreen, CO 80439
303-674-6400
Provides compassionate individual and group support for those who are grieving a death loss.  Groups include Bereaved Spouses, Child Loss, Suicide Loss, Mindfulness, and an 8-week general loss group.

Namaste Home, Health & Hospice 
6000 E. Evans Avenue
Denver, CO 80222
303-730-3578
namaste@namastehospice.com
Individual, family and group counseling as well as pastoral support, community memorial services, ritual development workshops, seasonally appropriate programming and intensive weekend retreats.

Parents of Murdered Children and
Other Survivors of Homicide Victims
Front Range Chapter
PO Box 375
Littleton, CO 80160-0375
Phil Clark – Chapter Leader 303-748-6395
Tom & Nancy Rasser – 303-798-2841
www.colorado-pomc.org

Senior Hub
9025 Grant St. #150
Thornton, CO 80229
303-426-4408
www.seniorhub.org
Aurora Contact – Johanna Glaviano
12101 E. 2nd Ave. #106
Aurora, CO 80011
720-859-2248
Advancing the quality of life for older adults through advocacy and community programs, including Meals on Wheels, Homecare Services, Senior Solutions, Adult Day Service & more.

Society of Military Widows
Denver Metro Area
Chapter 22
303-745-5830
www.militarywidows.org
Monthly daytime meetings. Support and friendship group.

Grief in Students – Click here for a students guide to managing grief

Tru Hospice
2594 Trailridge Dr
Lafayette, CO 80026
303-442-0961

Women’s and Family Services
8300 West 38th Ave.
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
303-425-2229
Support for parents grieving after a miscarriage, stillbirth or newborn death. 

Visiting Nurse Association/Hospice At Home
Bereavement Group
390 Grant Street
Denver, CO 80203
303-698-2121
Provides community grief support to all ages.