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Support Groups in Arkansas

Spring 2019 Good Mourning Grief Support Groups 

The next series of Good Mourning Grief Support Groups will be held each Tuesday from March 26, 2019, through May 14, 2019, with a Parent Orientation on Tuesday, March 12, 2019.

All meetings are 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. in the East Campus Building at Arkansas Children's Hospital. Good Mourning Grief Support Groups are for children Pre-K through high school with optional groups for parents and caregivers of participants. Call 501-364-7000 or email goodmourning@archildrens.org for more information.

Grief Support Groups in Arkansas

The Arkansas Children's Hospital Centers for Good Mourning offer help and support to those dealing with the loss of a loved one. Please contact the listings below before attempting to attend sessions to ensure that the times and locations are still accurate. All have no charge and are for all adults unless otherwise noted. NOTE: This resource list was compiled by the Center for Good Mourning. Additions or revisions to the list are appreciated.

City

Support Group

Description

Batesville

Transitions Grief Support Group

 

Bella Vista

Highlands United Methodist - Grief Share

13-week series

Bentonville

Circle of Life

Support groups for anyone grieving the loss of a spouse, family member, friend or significant other.

Bentonville

The Grief Center at Circle of Life

Adult Grief Support Group

Bryant

Bereaved Parents of the USA - Central Arkansas Chapter

For parents who have had a child die of any age.

Bryant

Saline Memorial Hospice Support Group / Widower's Hospice Support Group

Contact:  Sue Webb, Social Worker 501-315-0136

Conway

Beacon of Hope

For anyone who has experienced the death of a loved one.
Contact:  Kathy Kordsmerier 501-269-1998

Conway

Bereaved Parents of the USA - Conway Chapter

For parents who have had a child die of any age.

Conway

Hospice Home Care

Bereavement support group

Conway

Kindred Hospice

Hospice in Conway and surrounding areas.

Conway

Transitions Grief Support Group

A community service of Arkansas Hospice. 

Dumas

Compassionate Friends - Desha County Chapter

For parents who have had a child die.

Fayetteville

Grieving Parents Group

For those who have lost a child of any age.

Fayetteville

Washington Regional Hospice

Care and support for those facing life-limited illness.

Fort Smith

Bereaved Parents of the USA - Western Arkansas Chapter

For parents who have had a child die of any age.

Fort Smith

Mercy Hospice 

Bereavement Support Group

Fort Smith

While We're Waiting

Faith-based support groups for bereaved parents.

Harrison

Hospice of the Hills

Bereavement Support Group

Harrison

NARMC/Hospice of the Hills Bereavement Support Group

Contact: Robby.sucche@narmc.com

Hot Springs

Bereaved Parents of the USA - South Central/Hot Springs Chapter

For parents who have had a child die of any age.

Hot Springs

Hospice Home Care

Bereavement support group.

Hot Springs

Transitions Grief Support Group

 

Hot Springs

While We're Waiting

Faith-based support groups for bereaved parents

Jonesboro

NEA Center for Good Grief

 

Jonesboro

NEA HopeCircle

For families living with life-changing illness.

Jonesboro

ShareHope - Center for Good Grief

A safe environment for children, teens and adults to explore and express their feelings related to the death of a loved one and learn to thrive in a world without that special person.

Jonesboro

St. Bernard's Healthcare Bereavement & Grief Support Group

 

Little Rock

Baptist Health Hospice

 

Little Rock

Faith & Grief

A ministry of compassion & connection.

Little Rock

Good Mourning & Bereavement

Grief support groups for children's & parents.

Little Rock

Hospice Home Care 

Bereavement support group

Little Rock

Kaleidoscope Grief Center Children's Bereavement Programs

Bimonthly grief support groups

Little Rock

Kindred Hospice

Hospice in Little Rock and surrounding areas.

Little Rock

SHARE

For losses of miscarriage, stillbirth, infant death, and ectopic pregnancy.
Contact Baptist Health Medical Center at 501-202-1717

Little Rock

The Lunch Bunch Little Rock

For those who have experienced death more than six months ago.

Little Rock

UAMS Love Lives Bereavement Program

Grief & Loss- Perinatal Bereavement Program

Little Rock

Walking the Mourners Path

Contact Joanna Seibert at 501-225-8525

Magnolia

While We're Waiting

Faith-based support groups for bereaved parents

Memphis, TN

Baptist Trinity Center for Good Grief

Ongoing grief support groups for families and adults.

Memphis, TN

Compassionate Friends - Memphis Chapter's

For parents who have had a child die.

Monticello

Hospice Home Care

Bereavement support group

Monticello

Transitions Grief Support Group

 

Mountain Home

Bereaved Parents of the USA - Baxter County Chapter

For parents who have had a child die of any age.

Mountain Home

Compassionate Friends - Twin Lakes Area Chapter

For parents who have had a child die.

Mountain Home

Hospice of the Ozarks

Grief and loss support

North Little Rock

Arkansas Hospice

Grief support

North Little Rock

Arkansas Hospice-Mending Hearts Bereaved Parents

For infant loss, death of child due to illness.

North Little Rock

Arkansas Hospice - What Now - Bereaved Spouses

Contact: Jamie Boshears 501-748-3424

North Little Rock

Bereaved Parents of the USA - North of the Arkansas River Chapter

For parents who have had a child die.

North Little Rock

Kindred Hospice

 

North Little Rock

Mending Hearts-Bereaved Parents' Grief Support Groups

For parents coping with the death of a child following serious illness.
Contact: Jeana Jucha at 501-748-3422

North Little Rock

Park Hill Baptist Church - Widow/er Support Group

 

North Little Rock

Park Hill Baptist Church - Grief Recovery 

 

North Little Rock

Walking the Mourner's Path

 

North Little Rock

While We're Waiting

Faith-based support groups for bereaved parents.

Pine Bluff

Hospice Home Care

Bereavement support group

Pine Bluff

Transitions Grief Support Group

 

Rogers

NWA Support Group for Suicide Loss Survivors

 

Russellville

The Lunch Bunch Russellville

For those who have experienced death more than six months ago.

Russellville

Transitions Grief Support Group

 

Russellville

Transitions Grief Support Group

 

Russellville

Walking the Mourner's Path

 

Russellville

Widowed Person Service Widow Support Group

 

Searcy

Hope and Healing 4 Kids Grief Workshops

 

Searcy

Hope for Grieving Hearts

For parents and caregivers who have had a child die.
Contact: Glenda Brooks 501-281-2841

Searcy

The Lunch Bunch Searcy

For those who have experienced death more than six months ago.

Searcy

Transitions Grief Support Group

 

Siloam Springs

While We're Waiting 

Christian faith-based support group for bereaved parents.

Springdale

Circle of Life

 

Springdale

Northwest Arkansas Survivors of Suicide

 

Springdale

The Grief Center at Circle of Life

Adult Grief Support Group

Springdale

While We're Waiting

Christian faith-based support group for bereaved parents.

Springfield, MO

Lost and Found:  A Place for Hope through Grieving

 

Texarkana

Hope Remains

For parents and grandparents grieving the loss of a child or grandchild.

Van Buren

Bereaved Parents of the USA - Western Arkansas Chapter

 

Walnut Ridge

Compassionate Friends-Lawrence County Chapter 

For parents who have had a child die.

Wynne

Compassionate Friend of Eastern Arkansas 

For parents who have had a child die.

Wynne

While We're Waiting 

Christian faith-based support group for bereaved parents.

 

Arkansas Foundation of Suicide Prevention

Bringing hope to those affected by suicide.

 

MISS Foundation

Provides monthly, free support groups in various locations around the world. 

Other Support Groups

For grief support groups for children outside of Arkansas, visit National Alliance for Grieving Children.

Dignity Memorial LIFT provides support programs in central Arkansas. Contact is Maria Roark at 501-847-0265. For meeting locations, visit dignitymemorial.com

GriefShare is a thirteen-week support group program offered in churches and include religious content from the Christian tradition. For a list of GriefShare groups, visit griefshare.org.