Grief Support Schedule

We offer a Memorial Gathering to honor and remember your loved one on the first Sunday of April, August and December (Tree of Light ceremony and fundraiser) at 5:00 p.m. at Full Circle.  Our address is 6000 Business Center Drive, off Chatham Parkway. Please join us.

 

SUPPORT GROUPS FOR CHILDREN AND ADULTS

Children/Youth Grief 101:  A seven-week structured educational/support group for children ages 6-17.  Offers support and coping tools, utilizing play and activity in learning to live with loss.  Meets Tuesday evenings from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.  Call 912.303.9442 to register for next session. 2016 dates are January 5 – February 16; March 1 – April 12; June 21 – August 2; August 16 – September 27; October 11- November 22.

Grief 101:  A seven-week, adult educational group offering support and tools for learning to live with loss.  Meets Tuesday evenings from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.  Call 912.303.9442 to register for next session. 2016 dates are January 5 – February 16; March 1 – April 12; April 26 – June 7; June 21 – August 2; August 16 – September 27; October 11 – November 22.

Transitional Grief Group: A seven-week adult support group for those waiting to enter Grief 101 and/or are in need of additional support after completing Grief 101.  Meets Tuesday evenings from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on the same dates as above.

“Building Your New Life” Adult Day Camp: A day of healing for those who are at least one year out from the death of their loved one.  Specific grief issues are addressed by specialists in the field.  Topics include: “Behind the Mask” – Our Public and Private Grief Personas; “The Spiritual Dimensions of Grief”; “The Mind-Body Grief Connection”; “Journaling for Your Life”; and “Mapping the Future – Values Clarification”.  Call 912.303.9442 to register. Camp will be held on Saturday, February 20 from 9:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Survivors of Suicide Support Group:  A support group for those whose loved ones have died by suicide.  Meets the 3rd Monday of each month at Full Circle from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. (There will be no meeting on January 18th as it is a national holiday).

Spouse/Life Partner Support Group:  An open support group for adults whose spouses or life partners have died.  Meets Thursday mornings from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.

Infant Loss Support Group: A six-week support group for parents who have experienced the loss of a child from 0-2 years.  Registration is required.  Meets Tuesday evenings from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.  2016 dates are January 5 – February 9; March 1 – April 5; April 26 – May 31; June 21 – July 26; August 16 – September 20; October 11 – November 22.

“Life Goes On” Grief Support Network:  An open group that incorporates social activity with grief adjustment, geared to those who are farther along in their journey and ready to reinvest in broader social connections.  Meets Thursday afternoons from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Camp Aloha Children’s Grief Camp:  A weekend camp held the first weekend in May of every year, designed to help children ages 6 through 17 deal with loss.  The 2016 overnight camp is April 29 to May 1 and pre-registration is required.

Kids’ Grief Day Camp Aloha: A day camp for children ages 6 -17 to share their grief journey with peers and trained volunteers.  Camp is Saturday, July 16 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and pre-registration is required.

Family Grief Day Camp: A day camp for all members of the family to come together and discover new ways to communicate and cope with a shared loss.  Camp will be held Saturday, September 17 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and pre-registration is required.

Full Circle also has an office in Effingham County.  Bereavement Counselor, Barbara Moss, MSW, holds office hours each Monday and Tuesday at the United Way’s Effingham Service Center, located at 711 Zitterour Drive in Rincon.
Effingham Grief Support Group: An open support group for adults which meets on the 1st Monday of every month from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  To find out more or to schedule an appointment, call Barbara directly at 912-629-1089.

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