Bereavement Support

Group Health's bereavement classes, support groups, counseling, and memorial events can help while you grieve the death of your loved one. All programs are open to Group Health members, their families, and the public.

For information about grief support services provided by Group Health or other organizations in your area, call the Group Health Bereavement Services coordinator near you:

  • Seattle area: 206-326-4549
  • Snohomish County: 1-888-954-2509
  • Southeast King County: 1-888-781-3573
  • Pierce and Kitsap counties: 253-274-4600
  • All other regions: 1-888-781-3573

There is no fee for bereavement programs.

Grief Is a Journey of the Heart Support Group

These six- or eight-week support groups are for those grieving the death of a loved one. Join others who are facing similar experiences. We offer a safe and supportive environment for sharing and learning about grief and how it may be affecting you. Pre-registration is required.

Auburn

Mondays, beginning Sept. 12
2-4 p.m.

For more information and to register, call Janet Hedgepath at 253-274-4627.


Everett

Mondays, beginning Sept. 12
1-2:30 p.m.

For more information and to register, call Amy Murphy at 206-326-4549.


Port Orchard

Wednesdays, beginning Sept. 7
1-3 p.m.

For more information and to register, call Janet Hedgepath at 253-274-4627.


Renton

Group forming on Thursdays; dates TBD
1-3 p.m.

For more information and to register, call Janet Hedgepath at 253-274-4627.


Seattle

Mondays, beginning Sept. 12
10-11:30 a.m.

For more information and to register, call Amy Murphy at 206-326-4549.


Tacoma

Tuesdays, beginning Sept. 6
5:30-7:30 p.m.

For more information and to register, call Janet Hedgepath at 253-274-4627.

Men's Breakfast Club

Join other men who have lost someone they loved for conversation, support, and encouragement over breakfast. Informal discussions about grief, loneliness, and relationships are facilitated by our bereavement support staff. These groups are offered on a drop-in basis and are open to members and the public. There is no cost.

Bothell

9:30-11 a.m., first Thursday each month
The Den Coffeehouse
10415 Beardslee Blvd.

For more information, call Amy Murphy at 206-326-4549.

Monthly Drop-In Grief Support Group

Meet with others who are grieving, and gain tools for coping.

Lynnwood
10-11:30 a.m., third Friday each month

For more information, call Amy Murphy at 206-326-4549.

Labyrinth Walk

A monthly opportunity to walk an outdoor labyrinth while reflecting on one's life since loss. A bereavement coordinator will be present to provide information and suggestions on how to use this type of moving meditation.

Everett
12:30-1:30 p.m., second Wednesday each month
Wiggums Hollow Park
11th St.

For more information, call Amy Murphy at 206-326-4549.

 

 

 

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