Grief Support

grief-guide-avow-iconDownload the Printable Avow

Grief & Bereavement Guide

Help for Those in Grief

Whether you’ve lost someone who utilized our hospice care or not, Avow welcomes the grieving with open arms.

The following grief support services are available to anyone in the community…

  • Grief and bereavement support through individual or group meetings and regular follow-up.
  • Support for children who will or have experienced the loss of a parent or other loved one.
  • Help planning a private memorial service, if desired.
  • Community memorial programs including Butterfly Releases and Avow RememberingSM  memorial services. Invite family and friends.   Click Here To Learn More (Check our listing of events for the date of our next offering or call us.).

  • Pet Loss Support, for those who have suffered the death of a companion animal.

Grief Support Groups

Family and friends are invited to participate in counselor-led support groups offered weekly/monthly. Some participants come simply to listen; others feel comfortable sharing thoughts and feelings. Support groups are offered:

Naples Support Group

naples-griefEvery Tuesday 6:00 – 7:30 PM | Every Wednesday 1:30 – 3:00 PM

Ispiri community center on the Avow campus, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples

This group is open to any adult in the community who has experienced a loss of any kind. The group is most helpful for those who have experienced a loss within the past year.

Marco Island Support Group

adult griefThird Friday of the Month 2:30 – 3:30 PM

5/3 Bank Conference Room, 650 E. Elkcam Circle, Marco Island

This group is open to any adult in the community who has experienced a loss of any kind. The group is most helpful for those who have experienced a loss within the past year.

Immokalee Support Group

immokaleegriefSupport groups in Immokalee are held on a rotating schedule.

Dates for first half of 2017: February 23, March 23, April 27, May 25, June 15

Sessions are held from 5:00 – 6:30 PM at the Immokalee Branch Library (417 N. First Street, Immokalee).

This group is open to any adult in the community who has experienced a loss of any kind. The group is most helpful for those who have experienced a loss within the past year.

Special Bereavement Groups

Grieving Together: A Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support Group

griefSecond Thursday of the Month

5:15– 6:45 PM

Ispiri community center on the Avow campus,
1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples