Grief Services For Children, Teens, and Families

The following programs are provided at no cost to families of hospice patients for 13 months following the death. Fees listed for the programs are for other families in our community who are grieving a loss. Financial assistance is available upon request thanks to generous grants from various foundations and other donors.

Pre-registration is required by calling 1-888-345-8197. The facilitator will call you prior to the group.

Upcoming Support Programs 

 Rooted in Hope

ROOTED IN HOPE (Roots) is a family-focused support group. We invite all families with school age children (5-18), who are coping with loss due to death, to participate. Dinner is served at 6:00 p.m. so come early and enjoy a meal with your family beforehand. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. A program facilitator will contact you prior to group to discuss your family’s participation.

• February 4 and 18
• March 4 and 18
• April 8 and 22
• May 6 and 20

Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Hosparus Health Grief CounselingCenter
3526 Ephraim McDowell Dr, Louisville, KY

Register: Online here, or call 502-456-5451.
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Camp Evergreen

August 16th, 17th & 18th 2019
(Friday evening – Sunday afternoon)

Join us for a special weekend where traditional camp meets important grief work. Evergreen is a weekend retreat for bereaved families with children (ages 6 – 18).
Evergreen is provided under the direction of professional counselors from the Hosparus Health Grief Counseling Center as well as trained volunteers. This unique weekend provides an opportunity for families to gather, enhancing their resilience and rediscovering hope.
Join us for:

Registration fees are as follows:
Family of 2 – $100; Family of 3 – $125; Family of 4 – $150 (additional family members $25 each).
Scholarship assistance is available for families based on need.

Application deadline is Monday, July 22, 2019.
Click here for an application.
Call 502-456-5451 for more information or questions.

Click here for camp manual.

Camp Evergreen is held at:
Country Lake Christian Retreat, 815 Country Lake Rd, Underwood IN 47177
(a short 30-minute drive north of Louisville)

Special Programs

Specialized Grief Intervention and Education for Schools, Businesses and Community Organizations

Counselors are available for specialized grief intervention and education for schools, businesses and community organizations.

These services can include:

Grief Support Files and Information

Back to School Grief Tips

When Do Children Need Grief Help

Preparing Your Child for the Visitation & Funeral

Preparing Your Child for a Visit to the Inpatient Care Center

Know the Facts About Supporting Grieving Kids

Help with Grieving from an Overdose

Supporting a Grieving Child/Teen with Autism (ASD)


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