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 (free event)
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
13 Wednesdays From
Wednesday, August 7, 2019
Through
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Where: The Piasecki Funeral Home Family Services Center located at 2002 52nd Street in Kenosha.
Cost: Registration fee of $20.00 includes workbook ($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 on Sunday, November 17th, 2019 from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. 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.

https://www.griefshare.org/

Where: The Piasecki Funeral Home, 3720 39th Ave, Kenosha.
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 held at the Piasecki Althaus Family Service Center, 2002 52nd Street, Kenosha, WI Tuesdays from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Meeting dates: 

Fall 2019 Dates
September 10th & 24th
October 8th & 22nd
November 12th & 26
December 10th

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.