SUPPORT GROUPS FOR CHILDREN AND ADULTS

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.

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. 2020 dates are January 7 – February 18; March 3 – April 14; May 5 – June 16; June 30 – August 11; August 25 – October 6; and October 20 – December 1. Call 912.303.9442 to register for next session. Adult Grief 101 is provided due to generous funding from Baker McCullough Funeral Home and Cremation.

Life 201: Five sessions for folks further along on their grief journey facilitated by our bereavement counselors, volunteer, music therapist, massage therapist and StoryKeeper. We will explore “Where’s Your Grief?”, “Trauma-Informed Body Awareness.” “Grief Massage”, “Guided Imagery and Music” and “Values Clarification.” Spring sessions begin on the evening of Thursday,  March 5. Please call 912.303.9442 to pre-register.

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. 2020 dates are January 7  -February 18; March 3 – April 14; June 30 – August 11; August 25 – October 6; and October 20 – December 1. Call 912.303.9442 to register for next session. This group is provided due to generous funding from Southern Motors.

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. This group is provided due to generous funding from Nancy and Carlton Sheets.

“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. This program is provided due to generous funding from the New York Life Foundation.

Camp Aloha Children’s Grief Camp:  A weekend camp designed to help children ages 6 through 17 deal with loss will be held at Camp Ebenezer on May 1-3, 2020.  Pre-registration is required. Camp Aloha is provided due to generous funding from Southern Motors.

Additionally, Full Circle offers Memorial Gatherings to honor and remember your loved one on the first Sunday of February, April, June, August  and October. The last Memorial Gathering of the year is a  Tree of Light ceremony and fundraiser – December 6, 2020. 

And finally, Full Circle also has an office in Effingham County.  Bereavement Counselor, Barbara Moss, MSW, holds office hours each Monday at the United Way’s Effingham Service Center, located at 711 Zitterour Drive in Rincon. To find out more or to schedule an appointment, call Barbara directly at 912-629-1089.

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