Community Grief Resources

This list of organizations has been compiled in the hope that it can be a resource to anyone working through the process of grief. Additional information, counseling and support may be available to you through your faith community, hospital or hospice.

Angel Eyes

(Formerly Colorado SIDS Program)
425 So. Cherry Street, Suite 560
Denver 80246-1235
303-320-7771
Outside Denver 1-888-285-7437

Provides information, education and family support for those who have suffered the death of a child by SIDS, including all sudden, unexplained infant deaths. Contact Susan Backus.

 

Assistance with Grief (Swedish Hospital)
501 East Hampden Avenue
Englewood, CO 80110
303-788-5677
www.swedishhospital.com

Support groups offering seven free evening sessions for parents grieving the death of a baby through miscarriage, stillbirth, or newborn death; also available is a subsequent pregnancy group called A NEW BEGINNING. Registration required. Contact: Natalie Wurzer.

 

Agape Hospice Services
6041 South Syracuse Way, Suite 220
Greenwood Village, CO 80111
720-482-1988
www.agape-healthcare.com

Grief support groups; information and referrals; retreats; monthly community education programs open to the community.

 

 

Centura Health at Home
Porter Hospice & St. Anthony Hospice
1391 Speer Blvd, Ste 600
Denver, CO 80204
303-561-5100
Centurahealthathome.org

Offers Newly Bereaved 3 week groups and 6 week grief groups that are open to the community.  Also, provides periodic art therapy groups for grief support as well as a quarterly Bereavement Education program at various locations in the Denver metro area.  Call the main number (303-561-5100) and ask for a hospice grief counselor.

 

Colorado Families of Homicide Victims
Rotating Locations for monthly support group
720.854.8548
carlajturner@gmail.com

Colorado Families of Homicide Victims support groups are a nonjudgmental safe haven where people who’ve lost a loved one to homicide can come and share their feelings, joys, heartaches, challenges and experiences with others who understand.  Our support groups will take place every month on the 3rd Sunday starting at 3:30pm.

 

Compassionate Friends
303-281-8452 (24-hour hotline)
www.compassionatefriends.org

Self-help group for parents and others who have experienced the death of a child. Support groups meet regularly.

Aurora Chapter of the Compassionate Friends meets on the 3rd Thursday of every month at the HeartLight Center from 7:00pm-9:00pm.

For additional information please contact Jo English at 303-551-4320 or lilyo842@gmail.com

 

The Denver Hospice
501 S. Cherry Street, Suite 700
Denver, CO 80246
303-321-2828
www.thedenverhospice.org

The Denver Hospice (formerly Hospice of Metro Denver) offers a variety of support groups to bereaved adults, adolescents and children. Daytime and evening series available.

 

Evercare Hospice and Palliative Care
6455 S. Yosemite Street 6th Floor
Englewood, CO 80111
303-872-9952

Full bereavement program: one-on-one, groups, etc.

 

Exempla Lutheran Hospice
at Collier Hospice Center
3210 Lutheran Parkway
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
303-425-8000
www.exempla.org

Provides grief support groups following death loss; grief education series for adults. Daytime and evening series available to the community. Dragonfly Program – grief support for young people.

 

Grief in the Workplace
342 Cook Street
Denver, CO 80206
303-619-3547
www.griefintheworkplace.com

Grief in the Workplace program is a powerful and dynamic training program that provides comprehensive solutions that helps employers work with grieving employees or a loss of an employee.  The program is designed to education co-workers, managers, and employers on the grief process and provide an automated checklist of activities to better serve their employees.  Contact Rachel Kodanaz.

 

GriefLink.net is a new web site full of information about grief and loss, as well as a directory of grief therapists and support groups.

 

Heartland Hospice Services
Bereavement Support Group
8774 Yates Drive Suite 100
Westminster, CO 80031
Meets 1st & 3rd Wednesday of month at 10:30am
303-926-1001
www.heartlandhospice.com

Provides individual and group support for members of the community who have experienced the death of a loved one. Daytime and evening groups available. Contact Sally Carey.

 

Heartbeat in Littleton

7700 S. Broadway
Littleton, CO 80122
Shelley Snyder 303.378.5028
Carol Stather 720.328.9229

Meets in conference rooms 3&4 every second Thursday from 7-9pm at Littleton Adventist Hospital.

 

 

East Metro Heartbeat Support Group
HeartLight Center
11150 E. Dartmouth Ave.
Aurora, CO 80014Contact: Katie Ford, MA, LPC- facilitator
720.300.8213

This is an ongoing monthly support group for survivors after suicide. Co-Facilitator: Brenda Gierczak, MOAM, CG-C 303.667.7864
Meets the last Tuesday of the month at 7:00pm.

 

North Metro Heartbeat Support Group
Collier Hospice Center at Lutheran Medical Center
3210 N. Lutheran Parkway
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
Contact: Katie Ford, MA, LPC- facilitator
303-755-2679
kford@idcomm.com

Ken Wiig- co-facilitator.
Group meets 1st Tuesday of each month, 7-9pm.

 

Kindred at Home/Gentiva Hospice
4350 Wadsworth Blvd.
Suite 250
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
303.639.9243
Nate Gustafson

 

 

Littleton Adventist Hospital Grief Support
7700 S. Broadway
Littleton, CO 80122
303-730-5884

Provides community grief support for adults. Group meets at Littleton United Methodist Church (5894 S. Datura Street, Littleton, CO 80120) from 7-8:30pm. Call Lewis Root at 303-791-6287 for details.

 

Mothers Against Drunk Driving
444 Lincoln Street
Denver, CO 80203
303-425-5902
www.madd.org/co

Trained victim advocates, guidance through the judicial process, civil attorney referrals, support groups and memorial programs.

 

Mt. Evans Home Health & Hospice
3081 Bergen Peak Drive
Evergreen, CO 80439
303-674-6400

Provides individual and group support for those experiencing loss through death.

 

Namaste Hospice Care Group
1633 Fillmore Street Suite 300
Denver, CO 80206
303-860-9915
namaste@namastehospice.com

Individual, family and group counseling as well as pastoral support, community memorial services, ritual development workshops, seasonally appropriate programming and intensive weekend retreats.

 

Parents of Murdered Children and
Other Survivors of Homicide Victims
Front Range Chapter
PO Box 375
Littleton, CO 80160-0375
303-798-2841 (Tom & Nancy Rasser)
www.colorado-pomc.org

 

Senior Hub
2360 West 90th Avenue
Federal Heights, CO 80260
303-426-4408
www.seniorhub.org

Senior Solutions provides information and assistance to bereavement support groups for senior citizens in Adams County. Other programs are available.

 

Society of Military Widows
Denver Metro Area
Chapter 22
303-745-5830
www.militarywidows.org

Monthly daytime meetings. Support and friendship group.Solace (Exempla Lutheran Medical Center)

 

Women’s and Family Services
8300 West 38th Ave.
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
303-425-2229

Support for parents grieving after a miscarriage, stillbirth or newborn death.

 

 

Widowed Persons Service of Denver
(AARP)
3006 E. Colfax Avenue
Denver, CO 80206
303-333-3482
Contact Eileen Doherty
www.senioranswers.org
WPS recognizes the need to provide information to seniors on a wide variety of topics. Numerous helpful services are offered to all senior persons at no charge by trained volunteers.

 

Visiting Nurse Association/Hospice At Home
Bereavement Group
390 Grant Street
Denver, CO 80203
303-698-2121

Provides community grief support to all ages. Contact Chaplain Robert Crump-Bertram.