Bereavement

The weeks and months following the death of a loved one are difficult. During this time, people experience many different feelings, and sometimes changes to sleeping and eating habits and energy levels. Each person's grief experience is unique and there is a wide range of "normal." Our agency can support you through this challenging time. For more information on any of the services and programs, please call (603) 410-9917 or e-mail barbara.desmond@crvna.org

Our in-person programs have been suspended at this time due to COVID-19, however, we are offering many programs online.    Please see below.

Services Include:

  • Bereavement assessment
  • Support throughout the hospice stay for funeral/memorial service planning
  • Grief educational materials and community resources provided to the bereaved
  • Cards, letters, and telephone calls offering support
  • One-on-one visits provided by staff or bereavement volunteers
  • Community memorial services
  • Grief Support Groups (see below)

Grief Support Groups

Life After Loss: Adult Grief Group | Online Program Mondays, July 27 - September 7 | 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Seven-week adult grief discussion groups are led by trained grief facilitators who provide grief support and education to participants who have suffered a recent loss. 

Participants are encouraged to share their thoughts, feelings, and challenges associated with grieving. Facilitators and participants share tools they have learned that have been helpful in their grief journey.

Pre-registration is required. To register, click here.

For more information, please call (603) 410-9917.

Spousal Loss Group | Online Program Tuesdays, July 7 - August 18 | 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Seven-week adult grief discussion groups help people who are dealing with the death of a spouse or significant other. 

Participants are encouraged to share their thoughts, feelings, and challenges associated with grieving. Facilitators and participants share tools they have learned that have been helpful in their grief journey.

Pre-registration is required. To register, click here.

For more information, please call (603) 410-9917.