The GriefCare Place offers support groups that give the one grieving the loss of a loved one by death the understanding of the grief process and encourages them that healing will come. All grief support groups are at no cost.
All groups will meet at The GriefCare Place Support Center, at 4499 Darrow Road in Stow in the Keystone Vet building -- entrance in rear, unless otherwise noted. For further information and detailed directions, call 330-686-1750 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Monthly meeting calendars are posted on www.thegriefcareplace.org.
Individual grief counseling will not be available through Oct. 15. Please call the office for more information.
Widowed Men's Group: Oct. 10 at 7 p.m. This group is designed for men who have experienced the death of a spouse. Led by Mike Farmer.
Bereaved Parents Group: Oct. 12 at 7 p.m. This group is designed specifically for parents who have experienced the death of a child. Led by Chris Campo, who has experienced the loss of a child and understands what the grief experience is like for parents.
Kids' Fall Time Camp: Oct. 20, 27, Nov. 3, 10, 17, each session 6 to 7:30 p.m. This is for children ages 6-12 who have experienced a significant loss, such as that of a parent, grandparent or sibling. Through fun activities, incorporating art, music, books and play, children will learn about and explore their grief with similar aged peers who have had related experiences. This group will be led by Mike Johnson with help from several volunteers. There is no fee for attendees. Snacks will be provided. For more information or to register, call 330-686-1750.