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Dealing with grief is not something you and/or your family must do alone. There are many support groups and agencies in the community to help you through what can be a difficult time.

Below are some of the organizations that offer grief support for adults, children, and widows/widowers. Support groups are also listed for those dealing with the death of a child, perinatal loss, or post abortion, as well as a loss through suicide, cancer or the loss of a pet.


Grief Support for Adults

Avenues
800-889-1098 or 717-782-2300
Pinnacle Health Hospice, Harrisburg

Bereavement and Grief Program
717-843-5011
Jewish Family Services, York

Families of Homicide Victims Support Group
717-854-3131 or hotline at 800-422-3204

Family Service Partners
717-845-6624
York

Grief Recovery Outreach (Kenworthy Funeral Home)
717-637-6259
St. Mark Lutheran Church, Hanover

GriefShare Chapter in York County
717-848-4293, x121
Living Word Community Church, Red Lion

Grief and Support Group at The Brethren Home Community
888-273-0935 or 717-845-8599
Brethren Home Community, New Oxford

Grief Support Group (Hospice Preferred Choice)
888-273-0935 or 717-845-8599

Grief Support Group
717-334-1235
Gettysburg Presbyterian Church

Heartland Hospice - First Tuesdays
717-840-1002
Heartland Hospice, York

Heartland Hospice - Life Beyond Loss
717-840-1002
Manor Care South, York

Hospice of Hanover and Spring Grove
800-422-3197 or 717-637-1227 
VNA of Hanover & Spring Grove, Hanover

Hospice Services of York County
800-457-8351 or  717-846-9900 
VNA of York County

In Between (Support Group for Young Adults)
717-699-1133
Olivia's House, York

Journeys
800-889-1098 or 717-782-2300
Pinnacle Health Hospice, Harrisburg

Pathways
1-800-889-1098
Pinnacle Health Hospice, Harrisburg

Pathways Center for Grief & Loss
717-391-2413
Hospice & Community Care

Phoenix
717-334-6208
The Lutheran Home, Gettysburg

Tomorrow's Hope
717-741-2319 or 717-244-3789

Toward Peace
717-359-4497
Calvary Assembly of God, Hanover

VNA Hospice Bereavement Support Group
717-637-1227
Visiting Nurse Association, Hanover

White Rose Bereavement 
(717) 900-6871
Community Room at 998 S. Russell Street, York PA 17402


Grief Support for Children

Camp Dragonfly (Ages 6 to 12)
1-800-889-1098 in Harrisburg area
Pinnacle Health Hospice

Camp Mend A Heart (Ages 6 to 13)
717-391-2413
Hospice & Community Care

Grief Support Group
717-632-5118

Olivia's House, A Grief and Loss Center for Children
717-699-1133
Olivia's House, York

Pathways Center for Grief & Loss
717-391-2413
Hospice & Community Care

TLC (Together Laughing and Crying)
1-800-889-1098 in Harrisburg area 
PinnacleHealth Hospice 


Grief Support for the Death of a Child

York, PA Chapter of The Compassionate Friends
717-292-6046
Zion United Methodist Church, York

Frederick, MD Chapter of The Compassionate Friends
301-662-5511 or 301-662-4413
Trinity United Methodist Church, Frederick, MD  

Infant Bereavement Services
800-673-2426, Ext 4653
Hanover Hospital, 3rd Floor, Meditation Room

Pathways Center for Grief & Loss
717-391-2413
Hospice & Community Care


Grief Support for Widows/Widowers

Bridges
800-889-1098 or 717-782-2300
Pinnacle Health Hospice, Harrisburg

New Beginnings
717-993-6914
Stewartstown United Methodist Church

Surviving Spouses Socials
717-843-8991 or 717-812-1413
Faith United Church of Christ, York

They Help Each Other Spiritually (THEOS) York, PA Chapter
717-846-0180
Bethany United Methodist Church, York

Widows Support Group
717-757-1887 or 717-755-8712
Yorkshire United Methodist Church, York


Grief Support for Perinatal Loss

EMPTY ARMS (Perinatal Loss Support Group)
717-870-0369
Apple Hill Medical Center, York

MISS - Baltimore, MD Chapter 
443-849-2079 or 443-849-2308
Physicians Pavilion West, 
Gyn Conference Room, 3rd  Level, 
Greater Baltimore Medical Center

MISS - Westminster, MD Chapter 
410-833-2592 or 443-677-5904
Church of the Brethren, Westminster, MD

SHARE Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support, Inc.

Lancaster, PA Chapter 
717-396-9613 or 717-291-7319
Lancaster General Health Campus, Lancaster

SHARE Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support, Inc
Mechanicsburg, PA Chapter 
717-691-0943 or 717-558-9691
Seidle Hospital, Mechanicsburg


Post Abortion Support Groups

Conquerors Post Abortion Support Group
717-846-2384
Human Life Services, York


Suicide Support Groups

S.O.S. Support Group (Survivors of Suicide)
717-633-1227
St. Mark Lutheran Church, Hanover


Cancer Support Groups

Annual Memorial Service
717-741- 8100
A service held for families and friends of deceased cancer patients throughout the previous year.

Bereavement Support Group
849-5642
White Rose Hospice

Windows Through Grief
717-741-8100
Apple Hill Medical Center, York


Pet Loss Support Group

PetFriends Grief Counselor
www.petloss.com