Support Groups

6-Week Course

Dealing with feelings of grief and sorrow can be overwhelming in the midst of a loss. Our grief support groups offer a private setting for individuals to share, discuss feelings, receive support and offer comfort to others who have shared a similar experience. Various support group options are offered throughout our service area to meet your needs.

Grief and Loss Support Group: 6-Week Course

This 6-week course is a closed group of 12-15 individuals.

Sign-up for this course is required to attend.

Attendees will engage in group discussion as part of their journey to process and accept grief and loss. Facilitated by a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, attendees follow a curriculum entitled “Taking Steps in Loss and Life.”  This is a task-centered grief model that focuses on the process of renewal in the journey of healing and growth. Content is appropriate for ages 12 and older.

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Current Course Schedule


Memorial Center for
Learning and Innovation
228 W. Miller St.,
Springfield, IL 62702

Six-week Course
Tuesday Evenings,
5 – 6pm


February 18 - March 24
June 9 - July 14
October 6 - November 10 


Passavant Area Hospital
1600 W Walnut St.
Jacksonville, IL 62650

Six-week Course
Tuesday Evenings,
5 – 6pm


April 7 - May 12
September 1 - October 6 

Taylorville Memorial Hospital
201 E. Pleasant St.
Taylorville, IL 62568

Six-week Course
Wednesday Evenings,
6 – 7pm

To be announced. 

If you have any questions, contact 217-757-7677.