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Events & Group Calendar

Workshops, events, and support groups are held at Providence Hospice of Seattle, 425 Pontius Avenue N, Seattle, WA 98109 except where noted (get directions). Some groups require registration. All services are offered at little to no cost to the community. We gladly accept donations.

Grief Support Groups for Adults

We offer a variety of grief support groups, workshops, and events for adults who are grieving. All of them are available to anyone in our community, regardless of whether or not you've used our hospice services.

Click here to learn more about our grief support groups and events for adults.

Grief Support Groups For Children and Teens

We offer a variety of support groups, workshops, and events for children and teens who are grieving. Registration is required. All of them are available to any child or teen in our community, regardless of whether or not they used our hospice services.

Click here to learn more about our grief support groups and events for children and teens.
 

Grief Support for Adults

Workshops and Events

Memorial Bonfire: Annual service of remembrance

Join us as we gather together on the beach to reflect, remember, and honor our loved ones who have died in the past year. Information: 206-749-7702.

CORRECTED DATE: Sunday, March 20, 2:00-4:00 PM
Alki Beach (fire pits near the Bathhouse)

Please dress warmly, as this event will be held outdoors.



Drop-In Support Group

Newly Bereaved Support and Education

Grief support and education for people who have experienced a loss within the last three months. This is a drop-in, one-time-only group. Registration not required.

When: Second Saturday of each month, 10:00-11:30 AM
Where:
Providence Hospice of Seattle
            425 Pontius Ave N, Suite 300, Seattle

Jointly offered by Providence Hospice of Seattle and Group Health Cooperative Hospice. More information: (206) 749-7702



Spouse/Partner Loss Support Group

A monthly drop-in group for adults who have experienced the death of a spouse or partner in the past year. Registration not required.

When: First Saturday of each month, 10:00-11:30 AM
Where:
Emmanuel Episcopal Church
            4400 86th Ave SE, Mercer Island

More information: (206) 749-7702

 


Registration Required Support Groups

Growing Through Grief

Six-week support group for adults coping with the death of a loved one. Registration required.
Please call 206-749-7702 for information/registration.


Winter group (daytime)

Swedish Hospital Issaquah
Mondays, January 25 through March 7 (skipping February 15), 10:00AM-12:00PM

Winter group (evening)

Swedish Cancer Institute
Thursdays, January 7 through February 11, 6:00-8:00PM

Spring group (daytime)

South King County
Thursdays, April 7 through May 12, 1:00-3:00PM

Spring group (evening)

Swedish Cancer Center
Thursdays, April 7 through May 12, 6:00-8:00PM


Way to Remember: Writing through Grief

A 5-week support group offering a focus on writing and reading (i.e. poetry, letters, journaling, etc.) as a way of expressing one's grief. Registration required. Please call 206-749-7702 for information/registration.

Swedish Cancer Institute
Tuesdays, May 3 through May 31, 6:00-8:00 PM


Letting Grow

Support group for people with developmental disabilities who are grieving the death of a loved one. Registration required.

Call for information regarding the next series: 206-320-7157.


Loss of a Child Specific Support Groups

The Mother's Tea

Drop in supportive gathering for mothers of adult children (21 or older) who have died. Please call (206) 749-7704 for more information.

When: Second Monday of each month, 3:00-4:30 PM
Where:
Providence Hospice of Seattle
            425 Pontius Ave N, Seattle


A Broken Heart Still Beats

A support group for parents who have experienced the death of a child. Registration required. Please call (206) 749-7704 for registration or information.


 

Grief Support For Children and Teens

Registration Required Groups & Workshops

Parent-Child Support Group

Support group for children (ages 5 to 12) and their parents. Children share feelings through talk, art, and play, while parents meet separately to explore ways to cope with their own grief and support their children.
Registration required.

Spring support group
Tuesdays, March 1 through April 5, 6:00-7:30 PM
Providence Hospice of Seattle

Information/registration: 206-389-4355



Events and Camp

Family Bonfire on Alki Beach

This bonfire is specifically geared toward families with kids! Build a bonfire together in memory of a loved one who has died. Bring a piece of wood or kindling if you can, and dress warmly, as this event is outdoors.

Saturday, March 12, 3:00-5:00 PM
Alki Beach (near the Bathhouse - look for the Safe Crossings Bonfire signs)


Camp Erin-King County

Camp Erin-King County is a three-day overnight camp for kids and teens who are grieving the loss of a loved one. Two camps will be offered next year! Registration is required. For more information, please contact Chris Olson at 206-749-7689 or christopher.olson@providence.org

Kids Camp (age 6-12) 

Teens Camp (age 13-18)