July

Mon
Jul
24

Coping with the Loss of a Loved One – Sonoma

New Location: Our Counseling Office is now at 922 First Street West, in Sonoma. Join us for this eight-week support group that runs on Mondays from July 24 to Sept. 18 (skips Sept. 4). Losing someone close to you can affect many aspects of life. Experience the support of others, share your grief and develop strategies for coping with your loss. See More »

Time:

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Sonoma Counseling Office

922 First Street West
Sonoma, CA 95476
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Hospice by the Bay

Mon
Jul
31

Suicide Loss Group – Larkspur

Join us for this eight-week support group that runs on Mondays from July 31 to Sept. 25 (skips Sept. 4). The lingering effects of a suicide loss can be pervasive. In the safety of a professionally facilitated group, receive and provide support and gains some tools for walking through your grief. See More »

Time:

3:30 pm – 5:00 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Larkspur

17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Larkspur, CA 94939
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Hospice by the Bay

August

Fri
Aug
11

Camp Erin – Youth Retreat Weekend

August 11th - 13th Camp Erin helps children, ages 6-17, express grief, build trust, increase self-esteem and learn to cope with loss during a retreat weekend. Applications will be available online starting in March 2017 Camp is free of charge and we welcome campers from the counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo and Sonoma. To learn more or apply on line, please click the button below. See More »

Time:

10:00 am – 11:00 am


Location:

Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Wed
Aug
23

Free Grief Education Class – Larkspur

Join us for this free one-hour educational class. We will review information about the grieving process, symptoms of grief, and strategies for coping with the death of a loved one. See More »

Time:

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Larkspur

17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Larkspur, CA 94939
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Hospice by the Bay

Thu
Aug
24

Free Grief Education Class – SF

Join us for this free one-hour educational class. We will review information about the grieving process, symptoms of grief, and strategies for coping with the death of a loved one. See More »

Time:

5:45 pm – 6:45 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – SF

180 Redwood Street, Suite 350
San Francisco, CA 94102
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

September

Wed
Sep
13

Free Grief Education Class – Sonoma

Join us for this free one-hour educational class. We will review information about the grieving process, symptoms of grief, and strategies for coping with the death of a loved one. See More »

Time:

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Sonoma

190 W. Napa St.
Sonoma, CA 95476
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Wed
Sep
27

Spousal/Partner Loss – Sonoma

Join us for this eight-week support group that runs on Wednesdays from Sept. 27 to Nov. 15. Express grief in a supportive environment, connect with others facing a spousal or partner loss and learn coping skills to ease the life adjustments you may encounter. See More »

Time:

1:30 pm – 3:00 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Sonoma

190 W. Napa St.
Sonoma, CA 95476
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

October

Mon
Oct
2

Spousal/Partner Loss – Larkspur

Join us for this eight-week support group that runs on Mondays from Oct. 2 to Nov. 20. Express grief in a supportive environment, connect with others facing a spousal or partner loss and learn coping skills to ease the life adjustments you may encounter. See More »

Time:

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Larkspur

17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Larkspur, CA 94939
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Hospice by the Bay

Thu
Oct
5

Spousal/Partner Loss – Larkspur

Join us for this eight-week support group that runs on Thursdays from Oct. 5 to Nov. 30 (skips Nov. 23). Express grief in a supportive environment, connect with others facing a spousal or partner loss and learn coping skills to ease the life adjustments you may encounter. See More »

Time:

1:30 pm – 3:00 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Larkspur

17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Larkspur, CA 94939
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Thu
Oct
5

Coping with the Loss of a Loved One – SF

Join us for this eight-week support group that runs on Thursdays from Oct. 5 to Nov. 30 (skips Nov. 23). Losing someone close to you can affect many aspects of life. Experience the support of others, share your grief and develop strategies for coping with your loss. See More »

Time:

5:30 pm – 7:00 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – SF

180 Redwood Street, Suite 350
San Francisco, CA 94102
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Fri
Oct
20

Coping with Loss from the Fires – Larkspur

FREE Open to our patients, families and members of the community. Join us for these drop-in support groups held on Fridays, Oct. 20, 27 and Nov. 3, from noon to 1 p.m. Come together with others to find comfort, emotional support and healing advice for coping with the aftermath of the recent fires. Free. No registration required. Attend any or all three groups. Donations gratefully accepted. See More »

Time:

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Larkspur

17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Larkspur, CA 94939
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Tue
Oct
24

Coping with the Loss of a Loved One – Sonoma

Start date one week later due to wildfires and air quality from smoke. Join us for this eight-week support group that runs on Tuesdays from Oct. 24 to Dec. 12 (new dates). Losing someone close to you can affect many aspects of life. Experience the support of others, share your grief and develop strategies for coping with your loss. See More »

Time:

10:00 am – 11:30 am


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Sonoma Counseling Office

922 First Street West
Sonoma, CA 95476
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Wed
Oct
25

Drop-in Grief Support Group – Sonoma

Find comfort, emotional support and healing advice after the loss of a loved one at this weekly drop-in group. See More »

Time:

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Sonoma Counseling Office

922 First Street West
Sonoma, CA 95476
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Tue
Oct
31

Coping with Stress & Loss from the Fires – Sonoma

FREE Open to our patients, families and members of the community. Join us for these drop-in support groups held on Tuesdays, Oct. 31, Nov. 7 and 14, from noon to 1 p.m. Come together with others to find comfort, emotional support and healing advice for coping with the aftermath of the recent fires. Free. No registration required. Attend any or all three groups. Donations gratefully accepted. For more information, please contact Hospice by the Bay at (707) 931.7299. See More »

Time:

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm


Location:

Sonoma Community Center

276 E. Napa St.
Sonoma, CA 95476
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

November

Thu
Nov
2

Free Drop-in Group for Bereaved Parents – Larkspur

Find comfort, emotional support and healing advice after the loss of a child at this monthly drop-in group. See More »

Time:

11:00 am – 12:00 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Larkspur

17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Larkspur, CA 94939
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Tue
Nov
7

Parental Loss for Adults – Larkspur

Join us for this eight-week support group that runs on Tuesdays from Nov. 7 to Jan. 2 (skips Dec. 26). Losing a parent can be difficult at any age. This group provides emotional support and the opportunity to connect with others who can relate to your experience. See More »

Time:

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Larkspur

17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Larkspur, CA 94939
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Wed
Nov
8

Grief & the Holidays – SF

FREE The holidays are a time when we may miss our loved ones the most. Join us for a one-hour class on how to honor and remember your loved one at this time of year, while learning strategies for coping with your loss.  Free. Pre-registration required. See More »

Time:

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – SF

180 Redwood Street, Suite 350
San Francisco, CA 94102
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Tue
Nov
14

Grief & the Holidays – Larkspur

FREE The holidays are a time when we may miss our loved ones the most. Join us for a one-hour class on how to honor and remember your loved one at this time of year, while learning strategies for coping with your loss.  Free. Pre-registration required. See More »

Time:

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Larkspur

17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Larkspur, CA 94939
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Wed
Nov
15

Grief & the Holidays – Sonoma

FREE The holidays are a time when we may miss our loved ones the most. Join us for a one-hour class on how to honor and remember your loved one at this time of year, while learning strategies for coping with your loss.  Free. Pre-registration required. See More »

Time:

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Sonoma Counseling Office

922 First Street West
Sonoma, CA 95476
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Tue
Nov
21

Free Drop-in Grief Support Group – Larkspur

Find comfort, emotional support and healing advice after the loss of a loved one at this weekly drop-in group. See More »

Time:

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Larkspur

17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Larkspur, CA 94939
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

December

Sun
Dec
3

Lights of Remembrance – Sonoma

This community gathering and annual tree-lighting ceremony begins at 6 p.m. on the Sonoma Plaza's SW corner. In case of inclement weather, the ceremony will take place in front of City Hall. All ages are invited to attend to share inspiring messages, candle lighting, music and reflection. Free hot cider will be available. To donate a tribute light in honor or memory of a loved one, call (415) 526.5500. See More »

Time:

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm


Location:

Sonoma Plaza


Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

January

Mon
Jan
8

Free Pet Loss Group – Novato

If you have experienced the death of a loved animal, please join us for this free monthly support group offered in collaboration with Marin Humane. Free. No registration required. See More »

Time:

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm


Location:

Marin Humane

171 Bel Marin Keys Blvd
Novato, CA 94949
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Thu
Jan
18

Coping with the Loss of a Loved One – SF

Join us for this eight-week support group that runs on Thursdays from Jan. 18 to Mar. 8. Losing someone close to you can affect many aspects of life. Experience the support of others, share your grief and develop strategies for coping with your loss. See More »

Time:

5:30 pm – 7:00 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – SF

180 Redwood Street, Suite 350
San Francisco, CA 94102
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Tue
Jan
23

Coping with the Loss of a Loved One – Sonoma

Join us for this eight-week support group that runs on Tuesdays from Jan. 23 to Mar. 13. Losing someone close to you can affect many aspects of life. Experience the support of others, share your grief and develop strategies for coping with your loss. See More »

Time:

10:00 am – 11:30 am


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Sonoma Counseling Office

922 First Street West
Sonoma, CA 95476
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Mon
Jan
29

Spousal/Partner Loss – Larkspur

Join us for this eight-week support group that runs on Mondays from Jan. 29 to Mar. 26 (skips Feb. 19). Express grief in a supportive environment, connect with others facing a spousal or partner loss and learn coping skills to ease the life adjustments you may encounter. See More »

Time:

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Larkspur

17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Larkspur, CA 94939
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

February

Thu
Feb
1

Writing Through Grief – Larkspur

Join us for this eight-week support group that runs on Thursdays from Feb. 1 to Mar. 22. Through writing and the reading of fiction, we will use the writing process as a tool to examine loss and the transformative aspects of grief. See More »

Time:

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Larkspur

17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Larkspur, CA 94939
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Thu
Feb
8

Parental Loss for Adults – Larkspur

Join us for this eight-week support group that runs on Thursdays from Feb. 8 to Mar. 29. Losing a parent can be difficult at any age. This group provides emotional support and the opportunity to connect with others who can relate to your experience. See More »

Time:

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Larkspur

17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Larkspur, CA 94939
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Fri
Feb
9

Honoring our Loved Ones for Valentine’s Day – Larkspur

Join us for this one-day support group on Friday, Feb. 9. Valentine's Day can evoke tender memories of our deceased loved ones. Join us for a one-hour class on how to honor and remember your loved one through making heartfelt Valentines, while learning strategies for coping with your loss. See More »

Time:

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Larkspur

17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Larkspur, CA 94939
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Wed
Feb
14

Honoring Our Loved Ones on Valentine’s Day – SF

Join us for this one-day support group on Wednesday, Feb. 14. Valentine's Day can evoke tender memories of our deceased loved ones. Join us for a one-hour class on how to honor and remember your loved one through making heartfelt Valentines, while learning strategies for coping with your loss. See More »

Time:

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – SF

180 Redwood Street, Suite 350
San Francisco, CA 94102
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Wed
Feb
14

Honoring Our Loved Ones on Valentine’s Day – Sonoma

Join us for this one-day support group on Wednesday, Feb. 14. Valentine's Day can evoke tender memories of our deceased loved ones. Join us for a one-hour class on how to honor and remember your loved one through making heartfelt Valentines, while learning strategies for coping with your loss. See More »

Time:

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Sonoma Counseling Office

922 First Street West
Sonoma, CA 95476
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Mon
Feb
26

Coping with the Loss of a Loved One – SF

Join us for this eight-week support group that runs on Mondays from Feb. 26 to Apr. 16. Losing someone close to you can affect many aspects of life. Experience the support of others, share your grief and develop strategies for coping with your loss. See More »

Time:

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – SF

180 Redwood Street, Suite 350
San Francisco, CA 94102
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

March

Thu
Mar
15

Spousal/Partner Loss – Larkspur

Join us for this eight-week support group that runs on Thursdays from Mar. 15 to May 3. Express grief in a supportive environment, connect with others facing a spousal or partner loss and learn coping skills to ease the life adjustments you may encounter. See More »

Time:

1:30 pm – 3:00 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Larkspur

17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Larkspur, CA 94939
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Fri
Mar
16

Resiliency and Grief Class – Larkspur

Calming Your Nervous System: Developing Resiliency after Trauma Join us for this one-day support group on Friday, Mar. 16. Participants will learn the basics of how trauma impacts us mentally, emotionally and physically. The class will also provide concrete tools for settling the nervous system after a traumatic experience. See More »

Time:

10:00 am – 11:00 am


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Larkspur

17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Larkspur, CA 94939
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Wed
Mar
21

Coping with the Loss of a Loved One – Larkspur

CANCELLED - Please check the calendar for other support groups. Join us for this eight-week support group that runs on Mondays from Mar. 21 to May 9. Losing someone close to you can affect many aspects of life. Experience the support of others, share your grief and develop strategies for coping with your loss. See More »

Time:

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Larkspur

17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Larkspur, CA 94939
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Thu
Mar
29

Mindfulness and Grief Class – Sonoma

FREE Join us for this one-day support group on Thursday, Mar. 29. In this one-hour class, we will practice abiding, or mindful meditation and notice how we relate to ourselves in grief. We will consider together the question, "What does it mean to be present for ourselves in grief?" For those new to meditation, instruction will be provided. See More »

Time:

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Sonoma Counseling Office

922 First Street West
Sonoma, CA 95476
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

April

Mon
Apr
2

Continuing Bonds: Spousal/Partner Loss 2 – Larkspur

Cancelled. Join us for this eight-week support group that runs on Mondays from Apr.2 to May 21. Following completion of our 8-week Spousal/Partner Loss group, you are invited to join this group for continued discussion of change in self-identity, establishing new ways of being in the world and developing new skills for living with loss.. See More »

Time:

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Larkspur

17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Larkspur, CA 94939
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Sun
Apr
8

Annual Service of Remembrance – SF

You are warmly invited on Sunday, April 8 to join us for an interfaith community gathering to grieve our loved ones and honor their memories. We’ll share music, prayers and messages from a variety of spiritual traditions. See More »

Time:

4:00 pm – 6:00 pm


Location:

St. Aidan’s Episcopal Church

101 Gold Mine Dr.
San Francisco, CA 94131
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Tue
Apr
17

Resiliency and Grief Class – Larkspur

Calming Your Nervous System: Developing Resiliency after Trauma Join us for this one-day support group on Tuesday, Apr. 17. Participants will learn the basics of how trauma impacts us mentally, emotionally and physically. The class will also provide concrete tools for settling the nervous system after a traumatic experience. See More »

Time:

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Larkspur

17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Larkspur, CA 94939
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Tue
Apr
24

Free Drop-in Grief Support Group – Larkspur

Find comfort, emotional support and healing advice after the loss of a loved one at this weekly drop-in group. See More »

Time:

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Larkspur

17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Larkspur, CA 94939
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Wed
Apr
25

Drop-in Grief Support Group – Sonoma

Find comfort, emotional support and healing advice after the loss of a loved one at this weekly drop-in group. See More »

Time:

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Sonoma Counseling Office

922 First Street West
Sonoma, CA 95476
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Thu
Apr
26

Free Drop-in Grief Support Group – SF

Find comfort, emotional support and healing advice after the loss of a loved one at this weekly drop-in group. See More »

Time:

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – SF

180 Redwood Street, Suite 350
San Francisco, CA 94102
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Sun
Apr
29

Annual Service of Remembrance – Sonoma

You are warmly invited on Sunday, April 29 to join us for an interfaith community gathering to grieve our loved ones and honor their memories. We’ll share music, prayers and messages from a variety of spiritual traditions. See More »

Time:

4:00 pm – 6:00 pm


Location:

First Congregational Church, Sonoma

252 West Spain Street
Sonoma, CA 95476
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

May

Tue
May
1

Free Drop-in Grief Support Group – Larkspur

Find comfort, emotional support and healing advice after the loss of a loved one at this weekly drop-in group. See More »

Time:

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Larkspur

17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Larkspur, CA 94939
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Wed
May
2

Drop-in Grief Support Group – Sonoma

Find comfort, emotional support and healing advice after the loss of a loved one at this weekly drop-in group. See More »

Time:

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Sonoma Counseling Office

922 First Street West
Sonoma, CA 95476
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Thu
May
3

Mother’s Day Group for Adult Children – SF

CANCELLED This one-session group for adults will provide an opportunity to remember our mothers and honor their influence in our lives through discussion and an art activity. Please bring a photo to share. See More »

Time:

10:00 am – 11:30 am


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – SF

180 Redwood Street, Suite 350
San Francisco, CA 94102
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Thu
May
3

Free Drop-in Group for Bereaved Parents – Larkspur

Find comfort, emotional support and healing advice after the loss of a child at this monthly drop-in group. See More »

Time:

11:00 am – 12:00 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Larkspur

17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Larkspur, CA 94939
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Thu
May
3

Free Drop-in Grief Support Group – SF

Find comfort, emotional support and healing advice after the loss of a loved one at this weekly drop-in group. See More »

Time:

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – SF

180 Redwood Street, Suite 350
San Francisco, CA 94102
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Thu
May
3

Writing Through Grief – Larkspur

CANCELLED Join us for this eight-week support group that runs on Thursdays from May 3 to June 21. Through writing and the reading of fiction, we will use the writing process as a tool to examine loss and the transformative aspects of grief. See More »

Time:

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Larkspur

17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Larkspur, CA 94939
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Mon
May
7

Free Pet Loss Group – Novato

If you have experienced the death of a loved animal, please join us for this free monthly support group offered in collaboration with Marin Humane. Free. No registration required. See More »

Time:

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm


Location:

Marin Humane

171 Bel Marin Keys Blvd
Novato, CA 94949
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Tue
May
8

Mother’s Day Group for Bereaved Mothers – Sonoma

CANCELLED Mother's Day can be challenging after the loss of a child. Find support and share memories of children of any age in this one-time session where we will honor the memory of our children through discussion and an art activity. Please bring a photo to share. See More »

Time:

10:00 am – 11:30 am


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Sonoma Counseling Office

922 First Street West
Sonoma, CA 95476
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

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