Contact: Audrey Rumler at 1(800)214-8112 or (419)824-7400 Description: Open support group, please call for more information.
Survivors of Suicide
Contact: Sharon Donatelli at (419)243-9178 Date-Time: 3rd Monday of the month at 7:00p.m. Place: All Saints Lutheran Church, 5445 Heatherdowns Blvd., Toledo.
Caring and Restoring Each Other (CARE)
Contact: Kim Folk-Axe at (419)291-9475 Date-Time: 3rd Tuesday of the month at 7:30p.m. Place: The Toledo Hospital, Education Center, Room G, 2142 N. Cove Blvd., Toledo. Description: This group focuses on the support of bereaved parents experiencing pre-natal death (miscarriage, stillbirth, or the death of an infant). The group provides support on a parent-to-parent basis with trained bereavement volunteers, as well as monthly group meetings.
Today and Beyond Ecumenical Group
Contact: Terry McKown at (419)475-4348 Ext. 112 Date-Time: 2nd Tuesday of the month at 6:30p.m. Place: Christ the King Elementary School, Parish Meeting Room, 4100 Harvest Ln., Toledo.
Ecumenical Bereavement Support Group for Adults
Contact: Rita Hoff at (419)724-4675 Date-Time: 1st Tuesday of the month from 3:00-4:30p.m. Place: St. Patrick's Parish, Emmaus Room, 4201 Heatherdowns Blvd., Toledo.
Toledo, Perrysburg, & Lambertville Hospice of Northwest Ohio
Contact: (419)661-4001 or www.hospicenwo.org Place: H.N.W.O. Toledo Center 800 S. Detroit Ave., Toledo., Perrysburg Center 30000 E. River Rd., Perrysburg, or Michigan Office 8132 Secor Rd., Lambertville, MI. *Please note that advanced registration is required for all groups.
Coping With Any Loss
Date-Time: 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month from 6:00-7:30p.m. at the Perrysburg Center 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month from 4:00-5:30p.m. at the Michigan Office Description: An ongoing interactive grief support group for adults who are adjusting to the loss of any loved one.
Kids Grief Support Group
Date-Time: 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month from 6:30-8:00p.m. at the Toledo Center Description: Interactive grief support gatherings for children, ages 5-11 and 12-16, who are adjusting to the loss of a loved one.
Mid-Life Spousal or Partner Loss
Date-Time: 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 6:30-8:00p.m. at the Toledo Center Description: An ongoing support group for those that have experienced the death of a spouse or partner during their mid-life years.
Young Families in Grief
Date-Time: 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month from 6:30-8:00p.m. at the Toledo Center Description: For younger adults who have experienced the loss of a spouse or partner and their young children who have lost a parent. Adults will explore their grief and reflect on issues concerning single parenting. Children will use art, music, and play to better understand their grief. Adults and children will also have family time to grieve together. You do not need to have children to participate.
After Your Parent Dies
Description: Five weekly support sessions for adults who are working through the unique pain and healing process of grieving the loss of one or both parents. Share ideas and discuss various topics.
Grief 101: The First Step
Date-Time: One time, two-hour session Description: An educational meeting that provides a basic understandingof grief and loss and prepares participants for further group experiences. Offered twice monthly, both day and evening. Please call for dates, times, and locations.
Men in Grief
Description: Four weekly support sessions for any man who is grieving. This group is conducted by men, for men to discuss practical tips for managing everyday life following the death of a loved one.
Description: Five weekly support sessions open to recently bereaved menand women who are adjusting to life without their mates.
Description: Six weekly support sessions open to all adults who want toexplore the spiritual dimensions of the loss of a loved one.
Holiday Grief Workshop
Description: A one time session open to adults and children in grief who are facing the holidays and trying to cope with loss.
Bereavement Support Group
Contact: Susie Waible-Rose at (419)704-4641 Date-Time: A nine-week program offered each spring and fall *(beginning August 21, 2012 from 6:30-8:30p.m.) Place: St. Rose Church, 215 E. Front St., Perrysburg.
Bereaved Parents Support Group
Contact: Sue Valle at (419)872-2541 or Frank and Brenda Cody at (419)878-4442 Date-Time: 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7:00p.m. Place: United Presbyterian Church, 200 E. Second St., Perrysburg. Description: This support group is open to all parents who have experienced the death of a child (young child or adult child).
Our Children Remembered
Contact: Paul or Barbara White at (419)882-2676 Date-Time: 3rd Wednesday of the month at 7:30p.m. Place: St. Joseph Catholic Church East Campus, Richard T. Wurzel Family Center, Ravine Dr., Sylvania.
Contact: Nicole Bryant at (419)531-0436 Date-Time: 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month at 11:00a.m. Place: Olivet Lutheran Church, 5840 Monroe St., Sylvania. Description: A group for people experiencing the death of a spouse which focuses on the physical, emotional, and spiritual experiences of grief.
F.O.C.U.S. Families of Children United In Spirit
Contact: Regina Elkhatib at (419)882-6242 Date-Time: 4th Thursday of the month at 7:30p.m. Place: Angela's Angels and Antiques, 5774 Main St., Sylvania. Description: A self-help support group that meets to share mutual feelings as an aid in the journey of grief due to the loss of a child.
Bridge Home Health and Hospice Bereavement Services
Contact: Amber Wolfrom at (419)423-5351 Date-Time: Varies Place: Varies Description: This group provides one on one support and educational opportunities.
St. Michael the Archangel Parish
Contact: Mel Householder at (419)423-9357 Date-Time: 4th Monday in January, March, May, June, October, and December at 7p.m. A special Mass will be held on the 2nd Saturday in January at 8:00a.m. Place: St. Michael Parish office, 750 Bright Rd., Findlay.
Helping You Grieve (HUG)
Contact: Deacon Jeff Mayer at (419)782-2776 Date-Time: A four week program offered each spring and fall Place: St. Mary Catholic Community, 715 Jefferson Ave., Defiance.
Contact: Judy Geiger at (419)732-7367 Date-Time: A nine week program offered each Fall Place: Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 414 Madison St., Port Clinton.
Contact: Sharon Dewar at (419)874-4076 Date-Time: 3rd Thursday of the month at 12:30p.m. Place: Varies Description: This group gives people the opportunity to go out and have lunch and conversation with others.
Contact: Mary Beth Danford at (419)893-1994 Date-Time: 4th Wednesday of the month at 5:00p.m. Place: Maumee Senior Center, 2430 S. Detroit Ave., Maumee. Description: This group for older adults who are experiencing the loss of a spouse through nursing home placement, divorce, death, or other causes meets for dinner once a month.
Widow & Widowers Club
Contact: Sue Speweik at (419)343-0449 Date-Time: Monthly at varying times Place: Various restaurants
A national, nonprofit organization whose mission is to assist families toward the positive resolution of grief following the death of achild of any age and to provide information to help others be supportive.
A collaboration between Batesville Casket Co. and Dr. Alan Wolfelt which gives families access to the information and insights necessary to help them create meaningful funeral experiences that both honor the lives of their loved ones and start them on the path to healing from their losses.
Suicide Survivors Support Group
Contact: Jeffrey Bischoff at (419) 243-9178 Date-Time: First Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m. Place: Lutheran Social Services of NW Ohio 2149 Collingwood Blvd. Toledo, OH 43620
Applebee's Neighborhood Grill
266 E. Alexis Rd Toledo, OH 43612 (419)470-1140
Bob Evans Farms Restaurant
1220 E. Alexis Rd Toledo, OH 43612 (419)476-2711
Brownstone Tavern Restaurant
847 West Alexis Rd. Toledo, OH 43612 (419)478-0324
Cinco De Mayo
304 E. Alexis Rd. Toledo, OH 43612 (419)478-7530
5730 Opportunity Dr. Toledo, OH 43612 (419)470-3729