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Groups for Adults

Bereavement and Grief Support

Groups and workshops for those who have experienced the death of a loved one.

Grief Recovery
Loma Linda University Medical Center
11234 Anderson Street, Room 1125, Loma Linda, CA 92354

  • When: 7-week sessions begin on the first Monday of January, April, July, and October from 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. Registration required.
  • Contact: Nidia Wityczak-Leon, nwityczak-Leon@llu.edu, 909-558-4367 

Grief Recovery Group
The Grove Community Church
19900 Grove Community Drive, Room B-10, Riverside, CA 92508

  • When: Weekly from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
  • Contact: Howard McKay, 951-662-7188 or Laura McKay, 951-622-4708 

GriefShare
Trinity Church
1551 Reservoir Road, Redlands, CA 92374

  • When: Wednesday from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Call to confirm.
  • Contact: www.trinityonline.org, 909-335-7333 x159 

Immanuel Baptist Church
28355 East Baseline, Highland, CA 92346

  • When: Weekly for 13 weeks from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. 
  • Contact: Tracy Johnson, 909-425-1777 

Hemet Hospice Volunteers, Inc.
890 West Stetson, Suite B, Hemet, CA 92543

  • When: Mondays from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. or 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
  • Contact: Mabel Seisay, 951-766-9629  

Hospice of the Valley
Support groups for widows and widowers.

  • Temecula Senior Center
  • Murrieta Senior Center
  • Sun City Senior Center
  • When: 8-weeks session. Call ahead for screening.
  • Contact: Carrie Luppers, 951-200-7800

Inland Hospice Volunteers
Support groups for widows and widowers.

  • Lewis Cancer Care Center Community Room
    1910 Royalty Drive, Pomona, CA 91767
    When: Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m.
    Contact: 909-399-3289
  • Joslyn Sr. Center
    600 Mountain Avenue, Claremont, CA 91711
    When: Wednesdays from 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
    Contact: 909-399-3289
  • Kaiser Permanente Hospital, Conference Room 1A
    2295 S. Vineyard, Ontario
    When: Every Monday from 6:00 - 7:30 pm
    Contact: 909-399-3289  

Spanish Grief SupportSt. Bernardine Medical Center
En Tri-City (Wellness Center)

  • When: Call for meetings times
  • Contact: 909-399-3289

Young Adult Grief Group
Support for young people ages 18-30.
Joslyn Senior Center
600 Mountain Ave., Claremont, CA 91711

St. Bernardine Medical Center
Baby and Family Center
2101 North Waterman Street, San Bernardino, CA 92404

  • When: Second and fourth Tuesday from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
  • Contact: Kathy Crumpacker, 909-881-4387

Survival Support Group
Redlands Church of Christ
1000 Roosevelt Road, Redlands, CA 92374

  • When: Second and Fourth Sundays from 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
  • Contact: Laurie Rexford, 909-386-6000

VITAS Support Group
Call for updated support group listings.

  • Contact: Steven Kay, 909-856-5449 or 909-793-5670

VNA of California / Adults
A variety of bereavement support groups for adults.
100 West Westward, Banning, CA 92220

Calimesa Norton Younglove Community Center
908 Park Avenue, Calimesa, CA 92320

Yucaipa Golden Oaks Senior Living
33398 Oak Glen Road, Yucaipa, CA 92399

Homicide Bereavement Survivors

Families and Friends of Murder Victims (Bilingual)
Support groups for family and friends of homicide victims.

Coachella Valley Chapter, Palm Desert Library Community Room
73-300 Fred Waring Drive, Palm Desert, CA 92660

  • When: Third Wednesday of every month from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
  • Contact: 606-754-6969 or mail4ffmv@yahoo.com

Colton Chapter, Christ The Redeemer Catholic Church
12745 Oriole Avenue, Robinson Hall, Room 6, Grand Terrace, CA 92313

  • When: First Tuesday of every month from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • Contact: Rose, mail4ffmv@yahoo.com, 909-754-6969

Riverside Chapter, Avaxat Elementary School
24300 La Brisas Road, Murrieta, CA

  • When: Third Wednesday of every month at 7:00 p.m.
  • Contact: Dawn, 951-757-4419

West End Chapter, St. Anthony’s Catholic Church
2210 North San Antonio Avenue, Conference Room, Upland, CA 91786

Suicide Bereavement

Pomona Valley Health Center
Support group for those who have lost friends or relatives through suicide.
2140 Grand Avenue, Suite 10, Chino Hills, CA 91709

  • When: First and third Wednesday of each month from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
  • Contact: Pat Harness-Overley, 909-393-2563

Survivor of Suicide Support Group

Faith-based support group for those who have lost loved ones to suicide. 
132 South Thompson, Hemet, CA