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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

Check back later for future workshops and events.


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.

Summer and Fall groups (daytime)
Renton location
Wednesdays, July 1 through August 5, 2:00-4:00 PM

Swedish Issaquah
Mondays, July 20 through August 24, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM

Mondays, October 12 through November 16, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM

Seattle location
Wednesdays, October 7 through November 11, 1:00-3:00 PM

Summer and Fall groups (evening)
Swedish Cancer Institute
Thursdays, July 9 through August 13, 6:00-8:00 PM

Thursdays, October 8 through November 12, 6:00-8:00 PM


Ways to Remember
Writing through grief

A 6-week support group exploring grief with yoga philosophy, gentle stretching, and simple flow exercises. All abilities welcome. Registration required.

When: Mondays, July 27 through August 31, 5:30-7:30 PM
Where: Providence Hospice of Seattle

For more information or to register, call 206-749-7702.


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.

Fall support group
Wednesdays, October 14 through November 18, 6:00-7:30 PM
Providence Hospice of Seattle

Information/registration: 206-749-7699

Autumn Bonfire

Build a bonfire together in memory of a loved one who has died. Bring a piece of kindling or wood, if you can.

Saturday, October 24, 3:00-5:00 PM
Alki Beach (fire pit closest to the Bathhouse)

Information/registration: 206-749-7699


Events and Camp

Family Day Camps

Come together with other kids, teens, and families for education, play, and support in a fun setting. Pizza will be provided for lunch! Space is limited. For information and to register, call 206-749-7699.

When: Wednesday, June 24 and July 22, 11:00AM - 2:00PM
Where: Providence Hospice of Seattle

These day camps are designed for kids and teens who have experienced the loss of someone special.

When: Wednesday, August 12, 11:00AM - 2:00PM
Where: Providence Hospice of Seattle

This day camp is specifically designed for kids and teens who have experienced the loss of a sibling.

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 offered this 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)
September 25-27

Teens Camp (age 13-18)
August 16-18