Mercy Grief Support Services

Grief Counseling and Education

Mercy Grief Support Services offers grief counseling and education to individuals and families, civic and professional organizations and the business community in regards to the emotional trauma associated with any major loss, change or transition.  This includes the grief and bereavement of life’s most painful loss, the death of a loved one.

Mercy Grief Support Services offers:

  • Adult grief support groups free of charge.

  • Individual, couple and family grief counseling for Hospice patients and families.

  • Support for healthcare professionals in reconciling personal feelings of loss with a sense of professionalism.

Seeds of Hope Bereavement Support Group for Adults

Seeds of Hope is an eight-week journey towards healing and wholeness for adults experiencing the grief associated with the loss of a loved one. Sessions are led by qualified and experienced grief facilitators.  It is recommended that participants attend grief group three months or more following the loss of a loved one.

Seeds of Hope 2015 Schedule

Day Sessions: 10:30 a.m. – Noon
  • March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, April 7, 14, 21
  • September 8, 15, 22, 29, October 6, 13, 20, 27
Evening Sessions: 6 – 7:30 p.m.
  • January 6, 13, 20, 27, February 3, 10, 17, 24
  • April 7, 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12, 19, 26
  • July 7, 14, 21, 28, August 4, 11 (six week group)
  • October 6, 13, 20, 27, November 3, 10, 17, 24



You may also register by calling 330-489-1143.


Perinatal Loss Support

An annual, prayerful memorial service is held to support parents who have experienced a stillbirth or miscarriage loss. Consultation is available for families who have received an adverse diagnosis for their unborn baby.
For more information, send an email to the coordinator of Mercy's perinatal loss support program. 

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