New Programs Offered to Anyone Experiencing Grief or Loss

Hope Hospice offers new bereavement support groups...

Hope Hospice, part of the HopeHealth family of services, announced new community bereavement support groups to be held in Brockton, Falmouth, Hyannis, Mansfield and Middleborough beginning in June.

All support groups provide a safe, confidential and supportive setting for anyone experiencing loss or grief. Programs are led by licensed professionals from Hope Hospice with specialized training and extensive experience.


Advance registration is required for all support groups. Please call to register or for more information. All groups are free and open to the public. New members can join within the first two weeks of the group’s official start. More information can be found at

Bereavement Support Groups Schedule and Locations

Falmouth, HopeHealth, 359 Main Street

  • Spousal Loss: For adults who have lost a spouse or significant other in the past year. Meets Wednesdays, June 28 – August 2, 2017, 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.


Hyannis, HopeHealth, 765 Attucks Lane

  • Spousal/Partner Loss: For adults who have lost a spouse or significant other in the past year. Meets Wednesdays, June 21 – July 26, 2017, 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.


Please call (508) 957-0200 to register for Falmouth or Hyannis groups or for more information.


Brockton, HopeHealth, 1324 Belmont St., Suite 202

  • Spousal/Partner Loss: For adults who have lost a spouse or significant other in the past year. Bagels and beverages will be provided. Meets Thursdays, July 13 – August 17, 2017, 10:30 p.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • Pre-Teen Grief Support Group: For children who have lost a loved one (must be accompanied by an adult family member or guardian). There will be a craft project and pizza will be provided. Meets for two Mondays, July 17, 2017 and July 24, 2017, 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Mansfield, Mansfield Public Library, 255 Hope St.

  • Coping with Grief: A presentation for adults who have experienced a loss. Meets Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. 

Middleborough, Middleborough Council on Aging, 558 Plymouth St.

  • Grief/Loss Support Group: For adults who have lost a loved one in the past year. Meets Mondays, July 17 – August 21, 2017, 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Please call (774) 487-3624 to register for Brockton, Mansfield or Middleborough groups or for more information.


Registration required for support groups.


HopeHealth has been enhancing the quality of life for people experiencing serious illness and loss for more than 35 years. Today, the non-profit organization delivers a wide range of services for people with serious illness and their families. The HopeHealth family of services in Massachusetts includes: Hope Hospice; Hope Care for Kids; Hope Dementia & Alzheimer’s Services; and Hope Academy. The Massachusetts Pain Initiative is an affiliate of the organization. Learn more by calling (800) 642-2423 or visiting welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on