Local Grief Support Groups

STARTING OVER

A mutual self-help, open ended support group for widows and widowers under the age of 50 or those with dependent children. Meets the first and third Tuesday of every month at the Saul Colonial Home, 3795 Nottingham Way from 7:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. For information and registration, please call us at 609-587-0170 and we will have our facilitator, Mary Lou Pizzullo, reach out to you personally. There is no fee, registration is required and the group sizes are limited.

H.O.P.E. - HELPING OTHER PEOPLE EVOLVE, INC.

A structured and sharing support group for widowed men and women of all ages. Four, 10 week sessions a year held at the Resurrection Lutheran Church of Hamilton Square, 4315 Nottingham Way, Hamilton Square, NJ 08690 on Mondays from 7:00 P.M. to 8:30 P.M. Call 1-888-920-2201 or 1-856-234-2200 to register.

CARING AND SHARING - A GENERAL SUPPORT GROUP

A mutual self-help support group for all ages of bereaved. Held the first Wednesday of the month at the Saul Colonial Home, 3795 Nottingham Way from 7:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. For information and registration, please call us at 609-587-0170 and we will have our facilitator, Mary Lou Pizzullo, reach out to you personally. There is no fee, registration is required and the group sizes are limited.

GOOD SHEPHERD BEREAVEMENT MINISTRY

A bereavement support group for anyone who has experienced the loss of a loved one. This is a 9-week program, using “The New Day Journal”, provided at no cost to you. The sessions are held Tuesday evenings at St. Gregory the Great Parish Center - Bachman Lounge, Hamilton Square, 7:30 – 9:00 p.m.  Sessions run from September to June (there are no summer sessions) are followed by a two week break, then another 9-week session begins. Call Susan Commini, 609-443-1153, for dates and registration.

LIVING WITH LOSS - A GENERAL SUPPORT GROUP

Sponsored by The Visiting Nurse Association of Mercer County, Hospice Program. The goal is to provide members the opportunity to express their grief, to understand the mourning process, and to share coping skills in order to begin reinvesting in life. The program will be held in 8 weekly sessions. Registration is required. Please call to find out when the next session is available. For information and registration call Kathy Green at 609-815-3539.

GENERAL BEREAVEMENT GROUP: GRIEVING TOGETHER

Support group open to all who have experienced the loss of a loved one. This is a 12-week program that meets on the first and third Thursday evenings at The Cancer Institute of New Jersey (next to RWJ University Hospital at Hamilton), from 4:30 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. For information and registration, call Ted Taylor at 609-631-6980. No fee.

GENERAL BEREAVEMENT GROUP: GRIEF AND LOSS FOR OLDER ADULTS

This support group is for older adults who have experienced the loss of a loved one. It is held the first Thursday of every month from 1:00 P.M. to 2:00 P.M. at the Center for Health and Wellness. For information and registration, call 609-584-5900. No fee.

GENERAL BEREAVEMENT GROUP

This support group is for anyone who has experienced the loss of a loved one. It is held in the Spiritual Center at St. Raphael-Holy Angels Parish, 3500 South Broad Street, Trenton on the first Tuesday of the month following 7:00 pm mass. Please call before coming at 609-585-7049.

SURVIVORS AFTER SUICIDE

A self help group that meets every third Wednesday 7:30 PM at United Methodist Church of Pennington. For registration and information, please call Reverend Daniel Casselberry at 609-306-6403. No fee.

COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS

A self help and mutual support for parents, friends and siblings bereaving the death of a child. This group meets at Capital Health System (CHS) in Hamilton on the first Monday of each month at 7:30 P.M. Call 609-516-8047 for more information. No fee.

RAINBOWS (Programs for Pre-School through High School)

The RAINBOWS program helps children understand grief and loss and helps them get beyond it with a unique approach of play-based activities that are age-appropriate. Held at St. Gregory the Great Church on Sundays. For more information, contact Monica Quaste at 609-890-8190.

BIG HURTS, LITTLE TEARS

A play therapy support group for 3-to-5 year olds, held at the Samaritan Center for Grief Support in Marlton, NJ. Sessions are held for two or three weeks. To register call 1-800-596-8550. No fee.

CHILDREN'S THERAPY GROUP: COPING WITH LOSS AND CHANGE

Group sessions will assist children aged 6 through 12 with the emotional challenges of coping with difficult events that cause change in the family structure and personal distress. Group topics include loss of a loved one, divorce, and life events involving change and adjustment. Sessions meet at the Bordentown office of the Center for Advanced Psychological Solutions, LLC (CAPS) which is located at 33 Third Street, Bordentown City, NJ 08505. Family and individual counseling services are also available. Please contact Dr. Jill Samo, CAPS Director at 609-538-0111 extension 2 to discuss insurance and fee arrangements. For general group information, please contact Jennifer Krencicki, MS, LPC at 609-298-4844 extension 8.

UNITE - PERINATAL LOSS

A support group held the first Monday of each month, for all parents grieving the loss of a child from stillbirth through age one. Registration required. Contact University Medical Center at Princeton at 609-897-8982 for more information and registration. No fee.

 




Saul Colonial Home
3795 Nottingham Way
Hamilton Square, NJ 08690
(609) 587-0170

Saul Memorial Home
1740 Greenwood Avenue
Trenton, NJ 08609
(609) 587-8221

A.S. Cole Son & Co.
22 North Main Street
Cranbury, NJ 08512
(609) 395-0770

Glackin/Saul Funeral Home
136 Morrison Avenue
Hightstown, NJ 08520
(609) 448-1801

Kimberly M. Saul-Bowne, CFSP, Manager
N.J. Lic. No. 4110

www.saulfuneralhomes.com

 

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