Grief Support Schedule

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

Alternative Path to Grief: A four-week group for adults who have lost a loved one meets on Thursday evenings from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. commencing August 10, 2017. 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 new experiential group incorporates music and mindfulness, art activities and sharing. Call 912.303.9442 to pre-register or for more information.

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.2017 dates are January 3-February 14; February 28-April 11; April 25-June 6; June 20 -August 1 (off for July 4); August 15-September 26; October 10-November 21.  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. 2017 dates are January 3-February 14; February 28-April 11; June 20 -August 1 (off for July 4); August 15-September 26; October 10-November 21.

Adult Day Camp: “Building Your New Life”: 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 for next camp to be held Saturday, February 18 from 8:30 to 3:00 p.m. There is a $25 registration fee with financial assistance available if needed.

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.

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 drop-in support group for parents who have experienced the loss of a child from 0-2 years.  Meets on the second Tuesday evening of each month from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

“Life Goes On” Grief Support Network:  An 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.

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.  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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