GRIEF SUPPORT RESOURCES
            (Free & Low-Cost)
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WidowNet | Bereavement Resources for Widows and Widowers 
Website:  www.widownet.org 
Established in 1995, it is the first online information and self-help resource for, and by, widows 
and widowers. Topics covered include grief, bereavement, recovery, and other information helpful 
to people, of all ages, religious backgrounds and sexual orientations.



GRIEF SUPPORT RESOURCES:

GriefNet
www.Griefnet.org

GriefWatch
www.griefwatch.com

The Compassionate Friends
www.compassionatefriends.com 

The Dougy Center
www.dougy.org 


GriefShare
Website:  www.griefshare.org/findagroup
Christian-based grief recovery program that uses videos from top experts in the field.
Held in a wide variety of locations.....type in your zip code to find other groups near you!


Good Grief Camp / Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors    
Website:  www.taps.org
A 3-day camp that lets kids (ages 4 through high school) bond with others who have 
also lost a parent in the military. Each camper is paired with a mentor from the military. 


S.E. MICHIGAN

Yatoomas Foundation For The Kids   (Also under "Financial Resources" webpage!)
1900 S. Telegraph Road 
Bloomfield Hills   MI  4302
Phone:  888-987-KIDS (5437)
Email:  info@forthekidsfoundation.org 
Website:  www.forthekidsfoundation.org
Non-Profit dedicated to providing guidance, stability, and financial assistance to families 
with children who have suddenly lost one or both parents.  Some of the services offered 
are financial assistance & budgeting assistance, household maintenance & repair, car 
maintenance & repair, support groups & grief assistance, scholarships & tutorial services, 
vocational training & job placement, legal & accounting assistance.  


DOWNRIVER & METRO DETROIT, and MACOMB COUNTIES

Kidz Kamp / Camp for Grieving Children                     
Mill Race Historical Village
225 Griswold                                     
Northville MI 
Phone: 248-348-0115
Activities for children ages 4-12 include crafts, artwork, a scavenger hunt, music and memorial activities. 
Presented by New Hospice Center for Grief Support, a Christian-based bereavement outreach center.  
Register early as space is limited.  Lunch will be provided.  


Sojourners Group                 
Phone: 734-656-0031
Email:  vcampbell@arborhospice.org   Vicki Campbell
A support group for those who have lost a loved one meets the last Wednesday of each month, 
except November and December; the group meets at various restaurants in the downriver area. 


Rockwood First Congregational Church               
22600 Mather Street
Rockwood MI  48173
Phone:  734-379-3711
Will host a new grief support ministry called "Grief Relief".  The group's primary purpose 
is to provide spiritual support and comfort and a safe place to share experiences and pray
for one another.  


New Hope Center for Grief 
7001 Haggerty 
Canton MI  
Phone: 248-348-0115
Website:  www.newhopecenter.net
An ongoing support group for those who have lost a loved one to suicide. 
Free.....drop in! 


GOOD MOURNING Catholic Grief Support                   
Our Lady of Good Counsel Church
47650 N. Territorial Road
Plymouth MI  48170
Phone:  734-453-0326
Email:  goodmourningministry@hotmail.com
Website:  www.goodmourningministry.net


NAMI-Michigan
Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital Rehabilitation Building
2333 Biddle Ave.
Wyandotte MI  48192
Phone: 313-563-
AND
First Presbyterian Church of Dearborn 
600 N. Brady
Dearborn MI 
This is a support group for relatives and friends of the mentally ill 
and also addresses the grief of "losing" someone to mental illness. 

Parents of Murdered Children Inc.                         
Metro Detroit Chapter                                                          
Phone: 248-360-9692  (hotline)                                                       
Website:  www.pomc.org   
Check the website for a chapter near you!


The Detroit Police Victim’s Assistance Program                   
A 24-hour hotline is set up at (313) 833-1660.
offers free assistance to relatives of homicide victims, 
including: 
Grief and loss, individual and group, counseling 
Assistance with victim compensation claims 
Support during the criminal justice process 


Hope Lutheran Church
Sponsored by Howe-Peterson Funeral Home
3640 Madison at Carlysle 
Dearborn MI  
Phone: 313-561-1500
Email:  info@howepeterson.com 
Grief support groups for all ages meeting in Taylor and Dearborn including "Grief After Suicide", 
"Journey Through Grief (adults age 18 and older), "Teen Connection" (teens ages 13 to 17), 
and "Helping Hands" for children (ages 5 to 12).  


GriefShare Recovery Seminar and Support Group
Romulus Public Library 
1121 Wayne Road
Romulus MI  48174
AND
Romulus Wesleyan Church
37300 Goddard
Romulus MI  48174
Phone: 734-942-7589  OR  734-941-1511


Bereavement Ministry
Sacred Heart Catholic Church
21599 Parke Lane
Grosse Ile MI 
Phone: 734-676-1378


Caring for Older Adults
Caroline Kennedy Library
24590 George Street
Dearborn Hts., MI 
Phone:  734-629-5004
Offers support, education and encouragement for family members caring 
for an older adult.


Hope Lutheran Church
3640 Madison Ave. 
Dearborn MI  48124
Phone:  313-278-4810
Website:  www.HopeLutheran-Dearborn.com
Grief support groups for families who have lost a loved one.  Helping Hands 
group for ages 5 to 12, Teen Connection for ages 13 to 17, and Journey Through 
Grief for adults.  Sponsored by Howe-Peterson Funeral Home.  


Emotional Support Collaborative
Loring Therapy
Phone: 313-415-9622  
Email:  loringtherapy@gmail.com
Website:  www.meetup.com/Emotional-Support-Collaborative/about/
     OR        www.loringtherapy.com
The emotional support collaborative meets every week on different life challenging topics 
such as "Life Stressors", "Parenting Support", "Grief and Loss", "Holiday Blues" and much 
more.  Our goal is to provide an atmosphere of understanding, compassion & support.  Group 
founder is a trained Psychological therapist who, in conjunction with other trained group facilitators, 
will help lead and give helpful input in each support group.  Each member is met with compassion, 
respect, non-judgement, confidentiality and a strong belief in the potential for attaining the balance, 
strength and joy that exists for each of us!  This service is free!


Grief Support Group
Crane Funeral Home
36885 Goddard Road
Romulus MI  48174
Phone: 734-941-9200
Email:  info@cranefuneralhome.net
Website:  www.cranefuneralhome.net


Arbor Hospice and Home Care
Angelica Lutheran Church
8400 Park Ave.
Allen Park MI  48101
Phone:  734-486-4060     
Website:  www.AngelicaLutheranChurch.org
Grief support and social group for widowed men & women 60 and older sponsored 
by Arbor Hospice and Home Care.  Lunch at noon the first Friday of each month. 
Also meets for dinners at various downriver locations. 


Open Arms Grief Support:  A Grieving Children's Program
St. John Providence Hospital
4777 E. Outer Drive   Suite G-500
Detroit  MI  48234
Phone:  313-369-5780
Email:  Linda.Clark@stjohn.org
Website:  www.realmedicine.org/openarms


Loss of An Adult Child
St. Paul Lutheran Church
2550 Edsel Dr.                            
Trenton MI  48183
Phone:  734-675-8068  
Website: http://splconline.com


The Compassionate Friends
Website:  www.compassionatefriends.org
National Office:
The Compassionate Friends
900 Jorie Blvd.  Suite 78
Oak Brook IL  60523
Phone:  877-969-0010
A mutual assistance, self-help organization offering support and understanding 
to bereaved families following the death of a child.    
Other chapters throughout Michigan--see website for details!


Tomorrow's Child/Michigan Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Support Group
Voran Funeral Home
5900 Allen Road                    
Allen Park MI  48101           
Phone:  800-331-7437
AND
Tomorrow's Child
State Office:
112 E. Allegan
Lansing, MI  48993
Phone:  517-485-7437  
Website:  www.tomorrowschildmi.org
For families who have experienced infant loss; partnership of family non-profit 
and Michigan Health Department SIDS/Other Infant Death Program.


Journey Through Grief for Seniors Support Group
William D. Ford Senior Activity Center
6750 Troy (off Ecorse Rd.) 
Taylor MI  48180
Phone:  313-561-1500       
Website:  www.cityoftaylor.com
All Senior Citizens are welcome to stop by to be a part of this special support group!  
Led by professional counselor Elaine Lamparski.  


Sharing and Caring Coffee hour
Sponsored by Heartland Hospice
Heartland HealthCare Center
7025 N. Lilley Road
Canton MI 
Phone:  1-888-973-1145                      
The focus of the group is the later stages of grief with an emphasis on learning to live with loss.


Grief Recovery & Ladies of Radiance
Detroit World Outreach 
23800 W. Chicago   Room 208
Redford MI  48239 
Phone:  313-255-2222
Website:  www.dwo.org


Rainbows--Guiding Kids Through Life's Storms        
Our Lady of the Angels Catholic Church                             
6442 Pelham 
Taylor MI  48180
Phone:  313-381-3000
Website:  www.loacc.org
A peer support group for children who have experienced a change in their families 
due to death, divorce or another life-altering event.  Each group will consist of three 
to six children who will share in an activity and discussion.  Spectrum, a peer support 
group for children in grades nine through 12, and Sunbeams for preschool age children.


New Hope Center for Grief Support           
315 Griswold
Northville MI  48167
Phone: 248-348-0115
Email:  griefhelp@newhopecenter.net
Website:  www.newhopecenter.net
Christian based support services with a wide variety of services offered.
AND
Ward Church
40000 Six Mile Road
Northville MI  48168
Phone:  248-374-5920
Website:  www.wardchurch.org
Ward Church's grief support services are offered by New Hope Center for Grief Support. 


Metro Detroit Share Group
VFW Post 4422
11590 Pine Street
Taylor MI 48180
Phone:  313-492-1172  Angie 
Email:  metrodetroitsharegroup@live.com
Website:  www.metrodetroitsharegroup.com
A pregnancy and infant-loss support group.


"Hope After Loss"
Hospice of Michigan
400 Mack Ave.
Detroit MI  48201
Phone:  888-HOM-5656  OR  888-247-5701  OR  313-578-6326  Karen
Website:  www.hom.org
Grief support seminars offering coping skills for adults dealing with the loss 
of a loved one and feelings of denial, fear, anger and depression; handouts 
and refreshments.  Locations throughout Metro Detroit and Clinton Twp. 


Angela Hospice                               
14100 Newburgh Road
Livonia  MI  48154
Phone:  734-953-6014
Website:  www.AskForAngela.com 
Provides supportive care and grief services for family and community members for those in Wayne, 
Oakland, Livingston, Washtenaw, and Macomb counties.  


Kid Support
Josephine Ford Cancer Center-Downriver
19675 Allen Road
Brownstown  MI  48183
Phone:  734-479-3311  Connie
Website:  www.henryfordhealth.org
A 10-week support group for children ages 6 to 13 who have a close family member 
or friend affected by cancer or who have cancer themselves; art activities, poems, 
stories, cartoons and games to help children feel safe and to express feelings; also 
monthly meetings.  


Henry Ford Hospice SandCastles
Grief Support Program for Children and Families
1 Ford Place, Suite 4A
Detroit MI  48202
Phone: 313-874-6881
Website: www.aboutsandcastles.org
Bi-Weekly program sessions begin with families, staff and volunteers sharing a meal, 
providing an opportunity for fellowship and bonding.  Afterwards, the children and teens 
are placed in age-appropriate groups where they meet for activities such as discussions, 
art, music, play and writing.  A designated area called the Volcano Room allows children 
and teens a place to safely release the physical feelings of grief.  An adult support group 
is offered concurrently.  Multiple program sites in Wayne, Oakland and Macomb Counties.  
AND
CAMP ERIN
Children and Teens Grief Support Camp             
Camp Tamarack
Ortonville MI  (43 miles north of Detroit, Exit 101 on I-75 North)
An annual, overnight, weekend-long camp experience offered at no charge and facilitated 
by professional grief staff and trained volunteers from the Henry Ford Hospice SandCastles 
Grief Support Program.  The camp is for children and teens, ages 5 to 18, who have experi-
enced the death of someone close to them.  Grief is a normal, natural response to death 
and individuals need to be supported in order to begin to heal.  Camp Erin offers that support.  
Call to register your child at 313-874-6881.  


Henry Ford Medical Center--Lakeside
14500 Hall 
Sterling Heights MI  
Phone: 248-588-2324
Free, register by calling the number above. 


Compassionate Care & Understanding During Loss Support Group      
Henry Ford Self-Health Center
39639 Fourteen Mile
Walled Lake  MI 
Phone: 248-325-0424
Website:  www.henryford.com/ccudl
Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support Group developed to provide help for those grieving 
the loss of a baby through infertility, miscarraige, stillbirth or newborn death.  


HOPE Center
33222 Groesbeck Hwy.
Fraser MI 48026
Phone: 586-294-HOPE
Website:  www.hopecentermacomb.org
Grief Share program 


Brown Family Center
678 E. Huron River Road
Belleville MI  48111
Phone: 734-697-5090  Mary Martinez, Grief Coordinator


In Time
Community Lutheran Church Grief Support Group     
23984 Gibraltar Road
Flat Rock MI  48134
Phone: 734-782-0563
This group led by a Minister, will view the Grief Share video series followed 
by group discussion. 


The Residence of Arbor Hospice       
2366 Oak Valley Dr.
Ann Arbor MI  48103
Phone: 734-662-5999
AND
Downriver 
21647 Allen Road
Woodhaven MI  48183
Phone:  734-692-5999
AND
Western Wayne
40500 Ann Arbor Road E.  Suite 102
Plymouth MI  48170
Phone: 734-656-0031
AND
Monroe
1114 W. Front Street
Monroe MI  48161
Phone: 734-656-0031
Website:  www.arborhospice.org
Offers grief support services and community education programs.  
Serves Washtenaw, Wayne, Oakland, Jackson, Lenawee and Monroe Counties. 



LENAWEE COUNTY

Hospice of Lenawee County               
415 Mill Road  #4
Adrian MI  49221
Phone: 517-263-2323
Website:  www.hospiceoflenawee.org
Offers individual counseling, support groups and grief recovery seminars as well 
as a grief  information & lending library.  Also special programs for children & teens 
to meet their unique needs.  These services are provided at no cost to our hospice 
families and the Lenawee community at large. 


The Residence of Arbor Hospice       
2366 Oak Valley Dr.
Ann Arbor MI  48103
Phone: 734-662-5999
AND
Downriver 
21647 Allen Road
Woodhaven MI  48183
Phone:  734-692-5999
AND
Western Wayne
40500 Ann Arbor Road E.  Suite 102
Plymouth MI  48170
Phone: 734-656-0031
AND
Monroe
1114 W. Front Street
Monroe MI  48161
Phone: 734-656-0031
Website:  www.arborhospice.org
Offers grief support services and community education programs.  
Serves Washtenaw, Wayne, Oakland, Jackson, Lenawee and Monroe Counties. 



MACOMB COUNTY

Daybreak Counseling
650 E. Big Beaver Rd. Suite A
Troy, MI 48084 
Phone: 248-524-9800

Group Held At: 
Shepherd's Gate Lutheran Church
12400 23 Mile Road
Shelby Twp., MI 
Email:  lynn@daybreak-counseling.com    Lynn 
Website:  www.daybreak-counseling.com
The Grief Support Group for Children is designed for children ages 5 years old through 14 years 
old who have lost a loved one or friend. The loss does not have to be recent. The Group will meet 
once a week for an hour and will run for six weeks. The Grief Support Group will be meeting on 
Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m.  The cost of the group is a one time fee of $60.



MONROE COUNTY

Older Adult Services for Catholic Charities of Monroe County, Inc.
Main Office:
14930 LaPlaisance Rd.  Suite 123
Monroe MI  48161
Phone:  734-240-3850
Email:  info@ccmonroe.org
Website:  www.ccmonroe.org
In-home counseling services are available for homebound older adults.  
Fees based on income.


Mercy Memorial Hospital System--Hospice of Monroe            
1070 N. Monroe St.  Suite B
Monroe MI  48162
Phone:  734-240-8940
Website:  www.mercymemorial.org
&
Mending Hearts Support Group
Offers help to individuals suffering from grief after the loss of a loved one.  
 &
Ladies Only Grief Support
Offers grief support that deals specifically with issues women face after the 
loss of a loved one. 
&
Grief Recovery Outreach Program
Offers a 12-week grief recovery program to help individuals suffering from grief 
after the loss of a loved one.  


Compassionate Friends
For:  Families who are grieving the death of a child.
National Office:
900 Jorie Blvd.  #78
Oak Brook IL  60523
Phone: 877-969-0010
Website:  www.compassionatefriends.org
AND
South Rockwood United Methodist Church
6311 S. Huron River Dr.
South Rockwood, MI  48174
Phone:  734-379-3131


Parents of Murdered Children and other Survivors of Homicide Victims
For:  Relatives, friends and co-workers of murder victims.
National Office:
100 East Eighth Street  #202
Cincinnati OH  45202
Phone:  513-721-5683  OR  888-818-POMC
Email:  natlpomc@aol.com
Website:  www.pomc.org 
AND
Eleanor Kahle Senior Center
1315 Hillcrest Ave. 
Toledo Ohio  43612
Phone:  419-476-2745
Phone:  Margaret at 419-474-0476  OR  Carlos at 419-241-4066


Gabby's Ladder                      
Meeting times vary depending on group!
431 East Elm Avenue
Monroe, MI  48162
Phone:  734-242-8773
Email:  info@gabbysladder.org
Website:  www.gabbysladder.org
Offers MULTIPLE Groups for:  Children, pre-teens, teens, women, suicide survivors, parents 
& grandparents of multiple ages.  Gabby's Ladder also extends grief education & support services
to schools, churches and the community 
AND
LEARN TO COPE            
LEARN TO COPE is a grief support group for parents and family members dealing with the loss 
of a loved one due to heroin, pills and other drugs. The group meets the second Thursday of each 
month at 431 E. Elm Ave. at the corner of Riverview Ave. from 5 to 6:30 p.m. 


The Residence of Arbor Hospice       
2366 Oak Valley Dr.
Ann Arbor MI  48103
Phone: 734-662-5999
AND
Downriver 
21647 Allen Road
Woodhaven MI  48183
Phone:  734-692-5999
AND
Western Wayne
40500 Ann Arbor Road E.  Suite 102
Plymouth MI  48170
Phone: 734-656-0031
AND
Monroe
1114 W. Front Street
Monroe MI  48161
Phone: 734-656-0031
Website:  www.arborhospice.org
Offers grief support services and community education programs.  
Serves Washtenaw, Wayne, Oakland, Jackson, Lenawee and Monroe Counties. 



OAKLAND COUNTY

See Henry Ford Hospice SandCastles Grief Support Program under Wayne County!


JFS / Jewish Bereavement Group                                      JUST ADDED 4/13/2014 
Email:  sheeree@jfsannarbor.org 
Website:  www.jfsannarbor.org 
On April 29th, 2014,  Rabbi Sara Adler and Barbra Mazie, LMSW will facilitate the first of six sessions of the JFS Jewish Bereavement Group. The group will meet on Tuesdays from 7:30-8:30pm, April 29th through June 10th 2014. The group will provide support for those experiencing grief and loss of a loved one, within a context that recognizes the specific needs related to Jewish customs, beliefs and practices. People from all branches of Judaism, affiliated or not, are welcome. Adults, ages 18 and over may attend. All services are confidential. JFS' counseling services are accredited by CARF International.


ALANA'S FOUNDATION   
3040 Bloomfield Shore Dr.
West Bloomfield MI 48323
Email:  info@alanasfoundation.org
Website:  www.alanasfoundation.org
The mission of this foundation is to guide grieving families who have experienced the tragic 
loss of a child with compassionate care throughout their healing process. Focused on providing 
resources for emotional counseling, fulfilling basic day-to-day needs while continuing to educate 
the public about the importance of yearly influenza vaccinations. 


Bereavement Support for Younger Widows/Widowers
Bingham Office Park
30300 Telegraph Suite 125
Bingham Farms, MI  
Phone: 248-988-7266
Email:  judith@psychJRB.com
Website:  www.judithburdick.com
For widows and widowers ages 55 and younger. Very minimal fees. 


Sojourners--People on a Journey Through Life's Seasons      
Kirk in the Hills Church 
1340 W. Long Lake Road    Room 27 
Bloomfield Hills, MI 
Phone:  248-348-0115
Website:  www.newhopecenter.net
A support group for widowed men and women who are beyond the very early stages of grief.  This group 
is for people who have dealt with the overwhelming feelings that accompany loss and have accepted that 
their life has drastically changed.  The main goal of this group is to learn about adjusting to a new way of life.  
Attending "From Grief to New Hope" is recommended before participating in the Sojourners group.  Call for 
current times and dates for both groups. 


Emotions Anonymous
Beaumont Administration Building              
3711 W. Thirteen Mile
Royal Oak  MI  
Phone: 800-633-7377
A 12-step program to help adults experiencing emotional problems. 
Free!  Park in South Deck across the road from the Administration 
Building and enter at canopied entrance.  
AND
Looking Ahead Bereaved Parents Support Group     
Beaumont Health System 
3711 W. Thirteen Mile 
Royal Oak  MI  
Phone:  248-898-7595
Website:  www.classes.beaumont.edu
For parents who lost an infant during pregnancy or a newborn.  Park in South Deck (green). 
Enter at main entrance and follow signs to private dining room on the first floor. 


Temple Israel Robert Sosnick Family Life Center       
5725 Walnut Lake Road
West Bloomfield  MI
Phone:  248-661-5700
Email:  elaine@temple-israel.org 
Website:  www.temple-israel.org
The Bereavement Support group's mission is to provide the required environment 
which enables those who are dealing with the loss of a loved one to accept the death 
by fully experiencing their grief. Sharing one's grief within a group setting enables 
grievers to recognize the commonality of their experiences while also, defining the 
uniqueness of their grief.


Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support Group        
Henry Ford Self-Health Center
39630 Fourteen Mile Road
Walled Lake MI  
Phone: 248-325-0424
Website:  www.henryford.com/ccudl
Compassionate Care and Understanding During Loss support group to provide help 
for those grieving the loss of a baby through infertility, miscarriage, stillbirth or newborn 
death.  Henry Ford's Department of Women's Health Services has gathered experts to 
help families through this difficult time.  


Survivors of Homicide Support Group
Common Ground Sanctuary
1410 S. Telegraph
Bloomfield Hills MI  
Phone: 248-451-2622
Website:  http://commongroundhelps.org
Free 10-session group meeting with guest speakers to provide support to those facing 
the loss of a loved one. 


Parenting After Infertility / A Resolve Support Group    
Botsford Hospital
Zieger Center / Classroom A/B
28050 Grand River 
Farmington Hills, MI  
Phone: 248-442-7986
A free support group to explore ways to relieve the long-lasting strain on a marriage 
and other related issues.  


Adult Bereavement Support                
Bingham Office Park
30300 Telegraph  Suite 125
Bingham Farms MI 
Phone: 248-355-9936
For individuals who have lost a parent.  Registration required.  Donations appreciated.  


In-House Hospice & Palliative Care     
30400 Telegraph Road  #334
Bingham Farms MI  48025
Phone: 800-311-5365
Email:  info@in-househospice.com
Website:  www.in-househospice.com
Has five Metro Detroit locations and offers grief support groups.  
No cost for the services it offers.  


Life After Loss:  A Journey Through Grief      
First United Methodist Church  of Birmingham               
1589 W. Maple 
Birmingham MI  
Phone: 248-646-6407
Email:  brichards@fumcbirmingham.org 
Website: 
A six-session class for people who have experienced the loss of a loved one.  
$15 for materials and registration is required.  


Adult Bereavement Support Group               
Congregation Shaarey Zedek
27375 Bell 
Southfield MI  
Phone: 248-355-9936
For people who have lost a spouse or partner.  Free but donations are appreciated.  
Registration is required.  


South Oakland Shelter
431 N. Main Street
Royal Oak MI  48067
Phone: 248-546-6566
Email:  contact@oaklandshelter.org
Website:  www.southoaklandshelter.org


The Residence of Arbor Hospice       
2366 Oak Valley Dr.
Ann Arbor MI  48103
Phone: 734-662-5999
AND
Downriver 
21647 Allen Road
Woodhaven MI  48183
Phone:  734-692-5999
AND
Western Wayne
40500 Ann Arbor Road E.  Suite 102
Plymouth MI  48170
Phone: 734-656-0031
AND
Monroe
1114 W. Front Street
Monroe MI  48161
Phone: 734-656-0031
Website:  www.arborhospice.org
Offers grief support services and community education programs.  
Serves Washtenaw, Wayne, Oakland, Jackson, Lenawee and Monroe Counties. 




WASHTENAW COUNTY

Ele's Place                                
1582 Eisenhower Place 
Ann Arbor  MI  48108
Phone:  734-929-6640
Email:  annarborinfo@elesplace.org
Website:  www.elesplace.org 
Ele’s Place is a nonprofit, community-based organization dedicated to creating 
awareness of and support for grieving children and their families. Through peer 
support group programs, Ele’s Place helps children to cope with the death or 
life-threatening illness of a parent, sibling or other close family member or friend.  
Other offices are  located in Grand Rapids &  Lansing, MI. 


Catholic Social Services of Washtenaw County
Joseph's Family Grief Support Group 
Phone:  734-971-9781  ext. 352
Grief recovery for Catholics
ALSO
Rainbows Grief Support Group 
Phone:  734-971-9781  ext. 352
Grief recovery for Catholic Kids


Lamaze Association of Ann Arbor, Inc.
2500 Packard Rd. #101
Ann Arbor, MI  48104
Phone: 734-973-1014
Email:  info@lamazefamilycenter.org
Website: www.lamazeaa.org
Offers a free support group for families who have experienced a miscarriage or newborn loss.


Art from the HeART
Arbor Hospice
2366 Oak Valley Drive
Ann Arbor MI 
Phone: 734-794-5165   OR   734-794-5177
Email:  info@arborhospice.org
Website:  www.arborhospice.org
A support group run by an art therapist for children in kindergarten through the eighth 
grade who are grieving the loss of an important person in their lives.


The Residence of Arbor Hospice       
2366 Oak Valley Dr.
Ann Arbor MI  48103
Phone: 734-662-5999
AND
Downriver 
21647 Allen Road
Woodhaven MI  48183
Phone:  734-692-5999
AND
Western Wayne
40500 Ann Arbor Road E.  Suite 102
Plymouth MI  48170
Phone: 734-656-0031
AND
Monroe
1114 W. Front Street
Monroe MI  48161
Phone: 734-656-0031
Website:  www.arborhospice.org
Offers grief support services and community education programs.  
Serves Washtenaw, Wayne, Oakland, Jackson, Lenawee and Monroe Counties. 















































Please check under ALL the counties because some agencies offer services in all counties!
Please see above for NATIONAL websites 
listing groups in 
YOUR area!
Please contact groups for 
CURRENT 
days and times!
This page was last updated: April 14, 2014
Parents of Murdered Children
www.pomc.com 

National Share Office 
www.nationalshare.org

Miss Foundation 
www.missfoundation.org 
For Grief Resources 
for the death of a pet, please check under the 
COOL LINKS on 
the homepage 
and under "Pet Resources".