Grief & Loss 2017-11-18T00:57:49+00:00

QUESTIONS ABOUT ENROLLMENT FOR HOSPICE CARE?
CALL ONE OF OUR EXPERTS.

(208) 772-7994

Grief & Loss Support with Bereavement Coordinator, Kaylee Kron

Death of a loved one can be life changing. Feelings of grief may come and go; and every loss feels different. Grief is unique and can be felt at any age. It is our mission to support those who have been touched by loss; to walk alongside families and friends of any age, supporting their journey through grief. Deep listening, tools to express grief, and understanding grief are included in the journey together.

Journey Through Grief Newsletter

Click the links below for the most recent newsletters for an easy PDF download.

April

July

August

September

October

November ~ Holiday Edition

FREE GRIEF COUNSELING

Hospice of North Idaho provides grief counseling services to the community, regardless of affiliation with Hospice of North Idaho. This free, no obligation service provides a safe environment where waves of grief are welcomed. Counseling can be provided to individuals of all ages, families, and friends who feel lost in their grief.

SUPPORT GROUPS

Attend a grief group specific to your needs. See details below:

Grief Support Group
1st Thursdays
5:30 to 7:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Schneidmiller House Family Meeting Room

Women’s Support Group (for widows only)
2nd Tuesdays
10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
LOCATION: Hospice Administration Building

Men’s Support Group (for widowers only)
3rd  Tuesdays
12:00 to 1:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Schneidmiller House

Women’s Peer Support Group (for widows only)
4th Tuesday of each month
10:30 to 11:30 a.m
LOCATION: Hospice Administration Building

Kids in Grief Support Group
6 week, after-school program offered 2 times each year

Teens in Grief Support Group
6 week, after-school program offered 2 times each year

OTHER COMMUNITY SUPPORT GROUPS

Grief Release Workshops (Christian based)
5 week class, all types of loss; death, divorce, job loss…
Sponsored by Lake City Community Church
Meets at the Kroc Center Tuesday s 6:30-8:30
Joanie Dwyer, 676-0632, $10

Suicide Survivors Support Group
1st Wednesday at 7PM
LOCATION: Harding Center
Call Karen Petit 208-772-2353

 Bereaved Parents of the USA
3rd Thursday at 7PM
LOCATION: St. Pius X Roman Catholic Church
Call Kathy 208-773-5684.

If you know of other bereavement support groups in the community and would like to be listed as a resource, please call (208)772-7994.

EVENTS

Camp Kaniksu

a free grief camp for kids and teens

Save the Date! July 7th-9th, 2017 at CAMP LUTHERHAVEN

Children ages 6-16 who have experienced a loss through death are welcomed at Camp Kaniksu.

Camp Kaniksu began in 2012 offering children a safe place to work through grief while having fun in a supportive environment.

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Annual Tree Lighting

Join Hospice of North Idaho in December for the Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony featuring live music, guest speakers, and a special opportunity to honor your loved one’s memory during the holiday season.

Spring Memorial

As Spring approaches, we are reminded that even after the dreariest of winters, there is always hope for a sunny day. In the spirit of hope and the comfort of remembrance, we want to encourage all members of our community to reflect on the memories of the loved ones we have lost over the past year as we share treasured memories, words of encouragement, music, and light refreshments.

Community Crisis Support

As the community’s leading resource for bereavement and grief support, Hospice of North Idaho is available throughout our region in the event of a community crisis.
Whether for one on one grief counseling, or educating staff, our bereavement counselors are available whenever the need arises.