We offer Memorial Gatherings 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.
SUPPORT GROUPS FOR CHILDREN AND ADULTS
Blue Highways: Alternative Path to Grief: A four-week group for adults at least 12 months out from the loss of a loved one. Processing grief and emotions can be much more than “just talk” when we lower our adult barriers and release the need to be in control. This experiential group incorporates music and mindfulness, art activities and sharing. Beginning Thursday, February 1, the series is from 6 to 7:00 p.m. and runs through February 22. It will be offered again August 2-23. Call 912.303.9442 to pre-register or for more information.
A Life, A Loss, A Story: Unpacking your Grief, one Story at a Time: A four-session interactive workshop for those who are at least 12 months out from the loss of a loved one. Begins Wednesday, February 7 and runs through February 28 from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. Participants will have the opportunity to write and talk about their own loss, their journeys, and their future. Because each participant has experienced a profound loss, they will be able to understand, value and support each others’ grief journey. Registration is limited to 7. Call 912.303.9442 to pre-register.
Spouse/Life Partner Support Group: A weekly opportunity to be with others who are on the unique journey of grief because their life mate has died. “Who am I apart from my spouse?’ “How do I navigate all of the legal matters?” “I don’t think my friends understand this loss.” Meets Thursday mornings from 11:00 a.m. to noon commencing Thursday, February 1.
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.2018 dates are January 2-February 13; February 27-April 10; April 24-June 5; June 19 -July 31; August 14-September 25; October 9-November 20. Call 912.303.9442 to register for next session.
Kid’s 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. 2018 dates are January 2-February 13; February 27-April 10; June 19 -July 31; August 14-September 25; October 9-November 20.
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.
Infant Loss Support Group: A four-week support group for parents who have experienced the loss of a child from 0-2 years of age. Participants will embrace the unique aspects of coping from such a loss and will receive concrete tools. Groups meets Thursday, January 4 through January 25 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Call 912.303.9442 to pre-register or for more information.
“Life Goes On” Grief Support Network: A peer-led open support group for those farther out from their loss and in need of both social and emotional support. Meets Thursdays from 11:00 to noon at Hospice House, 1352 Eisenhower Drive in Savannah. The meeting is followed by a dutch-treat lunch at a nearby restaurant. For more information, call 912.656.9141.
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. Pre-registration is required.
“We the Living” support for children affected by gun violence. Please click here for an explanation of this program and call us at 912.303.9442 for help or more information.
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.