COMMUNITY GRIEF SUPPORT

grief and loss

Grief and loss is a universal experience; however, we never really know how strong our feelings can be until we are faced with the death of a loved one. When that happens, our whole world feels turned upside-down and we may feel unequipped to recognize, understand and manage our grief. Finding trusted support to help us through this difficult journey is essential to the healing process.

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QUALIFIED GRIEF SUPPORT

Hospice of North Idaho Social Workers walk alongside grievers to provide a listening ear, compassionate support and an emphasis on the client’s individual and unique journey through grief. They empower clients to lean into their grief experience, with the belief that in order to heal it, one must allow themselves to feel it.

grief and loss counseling room at hospice of North Idaho

UNIQUE AND CUSTOMIZED CARE

No individual grieves the same – therefore no two people have the same needs in grief. Our trained Social Workers provide individualized support services meant to empower and normalize the griever. Wherever one is in the grief process, Hospice of North Idaho Social Workers can help.

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JOURNEY THROUGH GRIEF NEWSLETTER

All individuals in grief are invited to receive our monthly newsletter.  This newsletter assists those on their journey with insights from our staff, nationally recognized authors and grief educators. Because this newsletter has helped so many of our patient’s families, we offer it  here for you. If you would like to receive this publication, monthly at your home, please contact info@honi.org

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Journey Through Grief
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SUPPORT GROUPS

grief and loss support groups offered free of charge

Find a grief support group specific to your needs.

All support groups are open to the community without charge.

Attend a grief and loss group on the Hospice of North Idaho Campus.

EVENT CALENDAR

MONTHLY SUPPORT GROUPS

1st Tuesday, 4:00-5:00PM

For many, the loss of a spouse often feels like the loss of your best friend. Whether you were together 1 year, or 70, the loss often echoes throughout every aspect of life. This support group which is open to all adults who have lost a partner.

4th Tuesday, 10:30AM–12:00PM

Our Women’s Support Group is open to all women in the community who have experienced a loss in their live. Join Joanie Dwyer, Hospice of North Idaho Volunteer, and a community of grievers who can relate to your experience.

6-WEEK SUPPORT GROUPS

Wednesdays,  Four times each year, 4:00–5:30PM

This 6-week support group series supports those who have experienced the loss of someone they love. This structured, curriculum-based group guides participants in their unique journey through grief and will teach participants skills on how to manage their grief far beyond the end of group.

*Registration is required for series groups (208)-772-7994

Call for the next scheduled session.

Mondays, once each year, 4:00–5:00PM

This group is open to youth who have experienced the death of someone close to them. Through this 6-week support group series, youth will build communication skills and learn that they are not alone in their grief.

*Registration is required for series groups (208)-772-7994

Call for the next scheduled session.

ADDITIONAL PROGRAMS OFFERED FOR GRIEVERS

Hospice of North Idaho provides free grief and loss workshops throughout the year. Follow Hospice of North Idaho on EventBrite to stay updated on the latest community offering.

ADDITIONAL GRIEF GROUPS OFFERED IN THE COMMUNITY

Grief Release Workshops

5-week class for all types of grief and loss, including death, divorce, and job loss. $10 workbook. Offered multiple times each year. Contact Joanie Dwyer (208) 676-0632

Grief Support Group at Shoshone Medical Center

For meeting details call Meghann Johnson, LCSW at 208-784-1221

memorial grief and loss event
grief and loss camp for kids

Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony

This ceremony, held each December, offers our grieving community members a space to reflect and remember loved ones lost. Live music, supportive readings, and refreshments provide comfort and peace during an often busy holiday season. Find out how you can be added to the guest list: Contact us at info@honi.org

CAMP KANIKSU

This 3-day, 2-night camp experience is offered to our community’s children who have experienced grief and loss completely free of charge thanks to generous donations. Camp Kaniksu is offered each summer in a group camp on Coeur d’Alene Lake. Registration opens each January! Find out more and register!