Grief Resources

Local Support Groups

The need and timing for attending a support group varies. We have listed some local support groups that may help you through some difficult times. If individual counseling is more your preference, contact us and we may be able to assist in matching you with a professional.


Rainbow Hospice and Palliative Care Bereavement Services
1550 Bishop Court, Mt. Prospect, IL 60056
Many groups available, including groups for Hispanic and Polish speaking families.
Information (847) 692-8884, Ask for Bereavement Dept. M-F 9:30 a – 5:00 p. or go to www.rainbowhospice.org and visit the Grief and Loss Tab.

The Wheeling Pavilion Senior Center
Open to residents of Wheeling only; counseling available on an individual basis.
Information: Jan Christiansen (847) 459-2671

Hospice & Palliative Care of Northeastern Illinois
Information Main Line general info 847-381-5599; Daniel group contact 224-770-2273
Grief to Hope meets the fourth Tuesday of each month at the Arlington Heights Senior Center, 1801 W. Central Rd., Arlington Heights, IL 60005.
A Group for Bereavement for Loss of a Child meets the 2nd Thursday of each month, 6 pm – 8 pm.
405 Lake Zurich Rd., Barrington, IL 60010
A group for Loss of Spouse or Parents – Call for dates and times.


Catholic Charities
N.W. Suburban Office, 1717 Rand Road, Des Plaines, Illinois
L.O.S.S. (Loving Outreach to Survivors of Suicide)
Information: (312) 655-7283

Loss of a Child

Compassionate Friends
National nonprofit, self-help support organization offering friendship & understanding to families grieving the death of a child of any age or any cause.
Information: (877) 969-0010, www.compassionatefriends.org to find a local group

Northwest Suburban Pregnancy & Infant Loss support group
Meetings: 2nd Monday, Monthly, 7-8pm. 25 E. Schaumburg Rd., #102, Schaumburg
Information: Julie (847) 618-5220

Widows and Widowers

Widows and Widowers Harvest Bible Chapel
Biblical/Soul Care group
800 Rohlwing Road, Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
Information: (847) 398-7005

Holy Family Parish
2515 Palatine Road, Inverness, IL 60067
“To Be Joyful Again” Group
Meetings: 1st & 3rd Thursday at 7:00 pm
Information: Pat Bongiorno (847) 985-4624, Bob Boho (847) 438-2884

Our Lady of the Wayside
W.O.W. (Widows of Wayside) A social group consisting of Widows
Information: Muriel Banack (847) 577-9220

St. Raymond de Penafort
301 South I-Oka, Mt. Prospect, IL 60056
Emmaus Walk – an eight week facilitated grief support group for adults, mourning the loss of a loved one; sessions are held in the spring and fall; call for dates and times for each session.
Information: Sr. Valerie Kulbacki Director of Care Ministries (847) 253-8600 ext. 143. Also provides individual grief counseling.l

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