Riverside Hospice provides ongoing grief support as you and your family members work through the loss of a loved one. We encourage participants to share experiences as they wish. Some of the most effective healing comes when people are able to relate to others in a similar situation.

Below you will find a list of grief support groups organized by region. Please contact the support group facilitator to confirm meeting times and locations.

You may also find some of our other hospice bereavement support services to be helpful.

Peninsula

Grief Support Group
For community members

Second and fourth Thursdays of the month (6:30 p.m.)
Warwick Medical and Professional Center, Building 6
12420 Warwick Blvd., Newport News, Virginia
Call 757-594-2745 for more details.

Grief Support and Information
For community members

Second and fourth Tuesdays of the month (5:30-7 p.m.)
Riverside Doctors' Hospital Williamsburg
1500 Commonwealth Ave., Williamsburg, Virginia
Call the bereavement coordinator at 757-594-2745 for more details.

Gloucester

Grief Support Group
For community members

First and third Thursday of the month (2 p.m.)
Gloucester County Public Library
at Main Street Center
6920 Main St., Gloucester, Virginia
Call Joel Calhoun at 804-693-1111 for more details.

First and third Thursday of the month (11 a.m.)
West Point Christian Church
290 West Euclid Blvd., West Point, Virginia
Call Joel Calhoun at 804-693-1111 for more details.

Northern Neck

Grief Support Group

Wednesdays (1-2 p.m.)
River Fitness Center
1025 Hobbs Hole Drive, Tappahannock, Virginia
Call Kim Barker at 804-443-6130 for more details.

Eastern Shore

Grief Support Groups
For community members

Call Linda Baylis Spence at 757-789-5000 for more details.
First Monday of the month (6:30 p.m.) at Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital, Onancock
First Tuesday of the month (2:30 p.m.) at Maranatha Baptist Church, Exmore
First Wednesday of the month (10:30 a.m.) at Onley United Methodist Church
Second Tuesday of the month (2:30 p.m.) at Chincoteague United Methodist Church, Manna Building
Third Tuesday of the month (1 p.m.) at Fidelis House, Cape Charles Baptist Church
Fourth Tuesday of the month (1:30 p.m.) at Downing's United Methodist Church, Temperanceville

To be determined monthly
Swain Memorial United Methodist Church, Tangier Island