Our Grief Center offers a full range of grief support services to help you process and explore your loss, including grief support groups, individual counseling, children and teen support and memorial services.

Grief Support Services

GroupBereavement@care4denver.org
303-321-2828

We invite you to look over our offerings below and reach out to us with any questions you may have or to sign-up for services.

Individual Counseling – Adults

Our grief counselors are trained to understand what you are going through and can help you focus on what matters most to you. All counseling is held at our administrative offices.

Family and Friends of The Denver Hospice Patients

Family and friends of patients served by The Denver Hospice are offered three (3) complementary counseling sessions. After three sessions are completed, grief counseling sessions are offered at a sliding scale fee of $35-$80 per session.

Community Members

Bereaved members of the community are offered grief counseling sessions at a sliding scale fee of $35-$80 per session.

Footprints Children’s Grief Center

Our trained children’s grief counselors provide support for children ages 3 to 17 and their families with anticipatory grief and after a loss of a loved one. We feature a kid-friendly Footprints studio at our administrative offices. Learn more about our Footprints Children’s Grief Center (PDF).

Children of The Denver Hospice Patients

Unlimited free counseling sessions are available for anticipatory grief while their loved one is receiving care from The Denver Hospice; available at our Footprints studio or in the child’s home – wherever the family feels more comfortable. After death, children of patients served by The Denver Hospice are offered six (6) complementary counseling sessions at our Footprints studio. After six sessions are completed, grief counseling is offered at a sliding scale fee of $35-$80 per session.

Community Members

Bereaved children of the community are offered grief counseling sessions at a sliding scale fee of $35-$80 per session.

Art Therapy

Creative expression provides a form of communication when words may not be adequate or available. No artistic skills are necessary to benefit from this form of therapy, provided by a trained art therapist.

Newly Bereaved Support Group

A four-week educational and participatory support group for adults who have experienced a death loss within the last three months. This group is held monthly and provides a safe place for grieving people to discover that they are not alone in their grief and to share support and ideas for coping. Groups meet on four consecutive Tuesday afternoons from 12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

  • January: January 8, 15, 22 and 29
  • February: February 5, 12, 19 and 26
  • March: March 5, 12, 19 and 26

Suggested fee is $60 (adjustable to accommodate financial need). Registration and application required – please call 303-321-2828 and ask to speak to a grief counselor for more details. Group size limited to 12 participants.

Going Through Grief Support Group

A six-week educational and participatory support group for adults grieving any significant death loss. Group members should allow at least three months from their loss before starting this group. This group is held 2-3 times a year and provides structured support for adults ready to explore their loss more deeply and understand the universality of the grief experience. Groups meet on six consecutive Thursday evenings from 5:45 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.

  • Winter: January 17, 24, 31, February 7, 14 and 21

Suggested fee is $100 (adjustable to accommodate financial need). Registration and application required – please call 303-321-2828 and ask to speak to a grief counselor for more details. Group size limited to 11 participants.

Creative Arts Support Group

A six-week support group for adults who are interested in exploring art, writing and other creative tools for expressing and working through their grief. Group members should allow at least three months from their loss before starting this group. This group is held 2-3 times a year and no previous art experience or talent is necessary.

Suggested fee is $120 (fee includes materials; adjustable to accommodate financial need). Registration and application required – please call 303-321-2828 and ask to speak to a grief counselor for more details. Group size is limited to 8 participants.

Special Focus Support Groups

Offered in the daytime or evenings throughout the year as participation and staffing allows.

December Special Event: Coming in from the Cold

Please join us for an informal support gathering at The Denver Hospice Grief Center, 501 S. Cherry Street, Denver, CO 80246, on the 8th floor. We will provide comforting tea, cocoa, snacks, music, and healing activities, along with information on self-care and coping. Enjoy some time to mingle with others who are grieving this holiday season. Come as you are; no jolliness required. No registration and no RSVP necessary. Free and open to the public.

Thursday, December 13th, Open House from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

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