Grief Support Groups and Organizations

Angela Hospice:


One-on-one counseling: Grief support, education, and counseling are offered to assist in coping with the death of a loved one. While feelings of grief are normal, handling them can be difficult and painful. Talking about what you are going through can help. Call 734.779.6690 to schedule an appointment.

Grief Support Groups: Support groups allow individuals the opportunity to learn about the grief process while benefiting from talking with or hearing from others who are facing a similar journey.


Beginning the Journey Virtual Support Group

Living with Grief Virtual Support Group

Left Behind: Survivors of Loss from Suicide or Overdose Virtual Support Group

Loss of a Spouse Virtual Support Group

Nobody Grieves Alone: A Virtual Support Group for Covid-19 Loss

Virtual Music Therapy Group for Kids

Visit our Grief Support Calendar for more information about our free programs.

Widowed Friends - - Provides support for widowed men and women of all ages to cope with the loss of their spouse, experience spiritual growth and complete their healing journey.

Perspectives Program - - Sponsored by Desmond Funeral Home Perspectives provides multiple forms of programs, services and information to support those in the community through the death of a loved one.

Sandcastles - Support for children and their families after the death of a family member or friend through Hospices of Henry Ford Health Systems: or (313) 771-7005.

Rainbows - – Rainbows is the largest international children’s charity dedicated solely to helping youth successfully navigate the very difficult grief process.  

New Hope Center for Grief and Loss - - New Hope Center is dedicated to providing grief support services to adults and children who are grieving after the death of a loved one.

The Compassionate Friends - - Whether your family has had a child die (at any age from any cause) or you are trying to help those who have gone through this life altering experience, The Compassionate Friends exists to provide friendship, understanding, and hope to those going through the natural grieving process. - - is an Internet community of persons dealing with grief, death, and major loss and is directed by Cendra Lynn, Ph.D., a clinical psychologist and certified traumatologist who works in Ann Arbor, Michigan

The Dougy Center - - The Dougy Center provides support in a safe place where children, teens, young adults, and their families grieving a death can share their experiences.

Hospice Foundation of America - Provides guidance to patients, families and other interested parties regarding care at the end of life through information resources and programs.

Handling Emotional Loss of Pregnancy - Support for miscarriage, stillbirth, or newborn loss at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Oakland, Pontiac: 248-858-3526.