The Caring Place / Pittsburgh Center for Grieving Children – Group support for children 5 – 18 who are grieving the loss of a loved one. A group is also available for parents during the time when children meet. 1-888-224-HOPE (4673).
American Cancer Society – Sponsors a variety of support groups including but not limited to: Adults mourning the loss of an adult and children with cancer. For a complete list, please contact Ann Marie Gialanella or Tracy Ogden at 412-261-4352 or 412-919-1100.
Grief support starting at St. Irenaeus Catholic Church:
The first meeting will take place on Thursday, April 14, at 7:00 p.m. at the PLEC building. Meetings will provide participants with emotional support, as well as practical information about what grief entails and how to move through it as peacefully as possible. If there is enough interest, regular meetings will be scheduled. Eileen Colianni, counselor and retreat facilitator can be reached at 412-860-0224.
Our Journey Without Them-For any parent or grandparent who has lost a child or grandchild are welcome to attend.
Meetings are held at the Oakmont Presbyterian Church, 415 Pennsylvania Ave. Oakmont, PA 15139 at 7 p.m. on the Second and Fourth Tuesday of the Month.
For more info, contact Les Leasure: firstname.lastname@example.org or the church at 412-828-5770
The Empty Room: Meets in Penn Hills, information to follow