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Grief & Disappointment

Angels of Hope

101 W. Illinois Ave., Suite 1
Morris IL 60450
815-942-1111

www.angelsofhopeinc.org

Angels of Hope, Inc., was created in July 2005 to serve as beacons of hope for those suffering from the emotional and physical absence of a child. What began as three friends meeting for church projects, grew into a discussion of raising awareness about infertility.


Bereavement Support Group

Grundy Community Volunteer Hospice
518 W. Illinois Ave.
Morris IL 60450
815-942-8525

www.grundyhospice.org

For men and women who are grieving the loss of a family member or friend, providing a safe place to share experiences, express feelings, provide mutual support, and gain insight into the grieving process. Meets on the second Tuesday of each month from 7 to 8:30 p.m.


Compassionate Friends

Butterfield Court, 1485 Butterfield Trail
Kankakee IL 60901
815-468-6443

www.compassionatefriends.org

The mission of The Compassionate Friends is to assist families toward the positive resolution of grief following the death of a child of any age and to help others be supportive of those grieving families.


The Daughter's Circle

CNS Home Health and Hospice
690 E. North Ave.
Carol Stream IL
630-933-7888

For any daughter dealing with the loss of her mother. Meets every other Thursday, 6:30-8:00 p.m. Call for details.


GriefShare

First Assembly of God
1741 Essington Rd.
Joliet IL 60435
815-436-8200

www.griefshare.org

GriefShare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life's most difficult experiences. GriefShare seminars and support groups are led by people who understand what you are going through and want to help.


GriefShare

College Church of the Nazarene
200 University Avenue
Bourbonnais IL 60914
815-933-7749

www.griefshare.org

GriefShare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life's most difficult experiences. GriefShare seminars and support groups are led by people who understand what you are going through and want to help.


Grief Support Group

Linden Oaks at Edward
852 West Street
Naperville IL 60540
630-305-5500

www.edward.org/lindenoaks

Meets on Wednesdays, 10 to 11:30 a.m., and Thursdays, 7:30 to 9 p.m., in the Edward Education Center. Call for information. Support group meetings open to the public.


Joliet Area Community Hospice Bereavement Services

250 Water Stone Circle
Joliet IL 60431
815-740-4104

www.joliethospice.org

Bereavement support offered through the following services:: telephone contact; monthly newsletter; individual adult, teenage and child grief counseling; family grief counseling; Family Journey Grief Workshop; monthly widows and widowers group; annual memorial service; Help for the Holidays Workshop; Lights of Love holiday program; community education programs on grief; puppet play presentations for children; and Journey Children’s Camp.


L.O.S.S. (Loving Outreach to Survivors of Suicide)

Catholic Charities
203 N Ottawa St
Joliet IL 60432
800-240-7011

www.cc-doj.org

L.O.S.S. provides support to those who have lost a loved one, relative, or friend to suicide. Group meets regularly in the Joliet area.


Perinatal Bereavement Group

Saint Joseph Medical Center
333 N Madison St
Joliet IL 60435
815-725-7133; ext. 3474

This group is for grieving parents who have suffered the loss of a child through miscarriage, stillbirth, neonatal death, or death after birth. Meets the second Monday of every month at 7 p.m.


SHARE Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support Group

www.nationalshare.org

The mission of Share Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support, Inc. is to serve those whose lives are touched by the tragic death of a baby through early pregnancy loss, stillbirth, or in the first few months of life. Click on Support Groups on the website to locate a meeting near you.