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

Wednesday, February 17, 2021
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
GriefShare14 Wednesdays From
Wednesday, March 10, 2021
 through
Wednesday, June 2, 2021
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Where: Holy Spirit Community Church,  5900- 11th Ave., Kenosha, WI     Register online at griefshare.org
Cost: Registration fee of $20.00 OR $10.00 for those who have the 3.0 workbook
For more information: Contact Anne at 262-658-4101 or Email Anne at Piasecki Funeral Home.

Free Event: Holiday GriefShare

A special one-time grief support program for adults.

This program will be held Wednesday, November 18, 2020 via Zoom at 6 p.m. and again on Sunday, November 22,  2020 from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. in person Piasecki Funeral Home, 3720  39th Ave., Kenosha. at This 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. Please register

https://www.griefshare.org/

Where: The 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 by contacting Anne at 262-658-4101 or Email Anne at Piasecki Funeral Home

Survivors of Suicide Support Group

A survivor of suicide is a family member or friend of a person who died by suicide. Kenosha County offers a support group for survivors of suicide on selected Tuesdays from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

For Meeting Dates: Contact Debbie at 262-605-6722 or by email debbie.rueber@kenoshacounty.org

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.