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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. Registration required.
  • Contact: Nidia Wityczak-Leon, nwityczak-Leon@llu.edu, 909-558-4367

 

Growing through Grief
Trinity Church
1551 Reservoir Road, Redlands, CA 92374

  • When: Wednesday evenings from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. and 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. Call to confirm.
  • Contact: Rose Orozco, www.trinityonline.org, 909-335-7333

 

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: Sharon Sherlock, 951-766-9629

 

Hospice of the Desert Communities
555 Tachibah 3 East 103, Palm Springs, CA 92262

  • When: Wednesdays from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
  • Contact: Bob Rockwell, 760-323-6642

 

Hospice of the Valley
Support groups for widows and widowers.

    Temecula Senior Center
  • When: Tuesdays
  • Contact: Stephanie Tortoris, 951-200-7800
    Murrieta Senior Center
  • When: Thursdays
  • Contact: Stephanie Tortoris, 951-200-7800
    Sun City Senior Center
  • When: Mondays
  • Contact: Stephanie Tortoris, 951-200-7800

 

Immanuel Baptist Church
28355 East Baseline, Highland, CA 92346

  • When: Every Wednesday at 5:45 p.m.
  • Contact: Tracy Johnson, 909-425-1777

 

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

  • When: Second and Fourth Tuesdays from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
  • Contact: Mark Winick, 909-883-8711 x4525 and Jackie Kimball x4595

 

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: Steven Kay, 909-856-5449

 

VITAS Support Group
Mission Hills Senior Living
34 -560 Bob Hope Dr., Rancho Mirage, CA

  • When: Mondays from 6-7:30 pm
  • Contact: Bill Hart or Les Bishop, 800-394-6774

 

VITAS Remembering Our Loved Ones
In conjunction with Loma Linda Marriage and Family Therapy Clinic. Focus is on learning new and supportive ways to reclaim moments of happiness while honoring those who have died.
Throughout the Inland Empire

  • When: Call for the next start date and location.
  • Contact: Lorraine Hedtke, 1-800-394-6774

 

VNA of Inland Counties / Adults
A variety of bereavement support groups for adults. All free of charge.

VNA Office
Specifically for women caregivers.
264 North Highland Springs Avenue, Suite 4B • Banning, CA 92220

  • When: First and third Thursday of each month at 2:00 p.m.
  • Last Wednesday of each month at 11:00 a.m.
  • Contact: Don Starkey, don.starkey@vna-ic.org, 951-845-8439

Mountain Community Hospital

  • 29101 Hospital Road, Lake Arrowhead, CA
  • When: First and third Wednesdays of each month at 2:30 p.m.

 

Homicide Bereavement Survivors

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

West End Chapter, St. Anthony’s Catholic Church
2110 North San Antonio Avenue, Upland, CA 91784

  • When: Second Thursday of each month from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
  • Contact: Rita Marin, 909-215-7063
  • Bertha Flores, 909-952-8008

 

Colton Chapter, Colton City Library
656 North 9th Street, Colton, CA 92324

  • When: First Tuesday of each month from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
  • Contact: Rose Madsen, Ffmv.je@verizon.net, 909-754-6969

 

Suicide Bereavement

Pomona Valley Health Center
Support group for those who have lost friends or relatives through suicide.
2140 Grand Avenue, Suite 105, 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