Grief Support: You are Never Alone

While no one can fully understand the grief you feel in your heart, the support of others who have experienced a loss can be a comfort in your time of sorrow. Connect with others for one-time events or ongoing support for you or your children with one of the welcoming, understanding groups listed below.

GriefShare

GriefShare support groups meet weekly to help you face the challenges of loss and move toward rebuilding your life. Piasecki Funeral Home supports a 13 week program facilitated by Certified Grief Coach, Pastor Charlie Hansen and assisted by  Anne Wasilevich and Roger Rodriguez.

Dates:

Loss of a Spouse-
When: Wednesday, March 2, 2022
Time: 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Where: Holy Spirit Community Church,  5900- 11th Ave., Kenosha, WI    Register online at https://www.griefshare.org/loss/events/4432
Cost: $5 Workbook Fee
For more information: Contact Anne at 262-658-4101 or Email Anne at Piasecki Funeral Home at anne@piaseckifuneral.com.

Next GriefShare13 Week Event-
When: Wednesday, March 9, 2022
Time: 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Where: Holy Spirit Community Church,  5900- 11th Ave., Kenosha, WI     Register online at https://www.griefshare.org/groups/141278
Cost: $20.00 Workbook Fee
For more information: Contact Anne at 262-658-4101 or Email Anne at Piasecki Funeral Home at anne@piaseckifuneral.com.

Free Event: Holiday GriefShare

A special one-time grief support program for adults.

Holiday GriefShare is Sunday, November 21st from 3 pm- 5 pm.

The event will focus on handling the holidays with a loss no matter how long it’s been. Facilitated by certified Grief Coach, Pastor Charlie Hansen and assisted by  Anne Wasilevich and Roger Rodriguez.

Where: Piasecki Funeral Home, 3720 39th Ave, Kenosha. Social distancing will be maintained and those in attendance are required to wear a face covering.  We thank you for your understanding and cooperation during this difficult time.

Cost: FREE

Register: Please register at https://www.griefshare.org/holidays/events/38999

Survivors of Suicide Support Group

A survivor of suicide is a family member or friend of a person who died by suicide. A support group for survivors of suicide meet on selected Tuesdays from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Holy Spirit Community Church located at 5900 11th Ave., Kenosha.  Fall Dates for 2021: August 24th and September 14th and 28th, October 12th and 26th, November 9th and 23rd, December 14th.

For more information: Contact Debbie at 262-880-0464 or by email kenoshasosl@gmail.com

The Compassionate Friends, Racine Chapter

A mutual self-help group welcoming all bereaved parents, no matter their child’s age, religion or cause of death meets the last Tuesday of each month at 7:00 P.M. Wheaton Franciscan (All Saints), 3801 Spring St., Racine, WI 53405, lower level. Contact Peg Rousar-Thompson for more information at 262-598-0834 or via email.

Visiting Nurse Association of Wisconsin Hospice

The Visiting Nurse Association of Wisconsin Hospice has a six-week “Coping With Grief” series that meets at Aurora Medical Center in Kenosha. Start dates are staggered throughout the year. They also offer a variety of support groups, including a men’s breakfast grief support group. For more information, please contact Harry Carlson at 262-249-5860.

A Gathering of Angels

Supportive mothers who have lost an infant or young child due to stillbirth, miscarriage, accident or illness find creative outlets for grief through personal expression and community activities. For more information contact Ann Colwell at 262-639-3099 or Peg Rousar-Thompson at 262-598-0834.