In addition to the bereavement services for the families we serve, we have provided some helpful grief support links below:
4600 Old William Penn Highway, Murrysville. Individuals who have lost a loved one and those going through the grieving process are welcome to attend. The group meets the first Sunday of each month from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. in the room off the gym, which is located in the wing to the left of the sanctuary. This support group is open to community members of any denomination. For further information, call Janet Bauman, Coordinator at 327-9199. No fee.
Greensburg Diocese, counseling on a one-to-one basis and Bereavement Groups are available. 724-837-1840. Fees are based on income and size of family.
Murrysville Methodist Church, 3916 Old William Penn Hwy., Murrysville. Any age widow and widowers. The group meets every fourth Tuesday of every month at 7:30p.m. at Murrysville Methodist Church. For further information, call Shirley McIntire at 327-0471. No fee.
This is a special group for young widows and widowers between the ages of 20 to 45. The group meets the second Thursday of every month from 7:00 to 9:00p.m. at Forbes Regional Hospital. 2580 Haymaker Road, Monroeville, PA. Please call the Bereavement Care coordinator Tamara Balliet at 412-665-3340 if you plan to attend. No fee.
Webhealing.com, the first interactive grief website on the internet, offers discussion boards, articles, book suggestions, and advice for men and women working through every aspect of grief. The site’s founder, Tom Golden LCSW, has provided book excerpts and contact information to help those healing from loss.
With nearly 50 internet support groups plus a wide range of online resources, GriefNet provides support for those dealing with all types of loss. Their companion site, kidsaid.com, helps children and their parents deal with grief and loss in an appropriate and safe environment.
Willowgreen offers support and information for those dealing with life transition & aging, illness & caregiving, loss & grief, and hope & spirituality. The site offers advice, products, and inspirational materials.
The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) website contains a Grief & Loss section with grief-related articles and information.
Growth House is an award-winning website that offers international resources for life-threatening illnesses and end of life care. The site features hypertext topic pages that explain major issues across the spectrum of hospice and home care, palliative care, pain management, grief, death with dignity, and quality improvement. It also offers disease-specific guides, an online bookstore, and even their own radio station.
The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization’s website provides a host of information and resources for people facing a life-limiting illness or injury and their caregivers.
f you are in need for additional referrals, please call Sue Ellen Sever at 724-327-7936, The Journey through Grief. No fee.