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Events & Group Calendar

Workshops, events, and support groups are held at Providence Hospice of Seattle, Riverfront Technical Park, 2811 S. 102nd Street, Suite 220, Tukwila, WA 98168 except where noted. 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 a recent loss. Most of our groups require registration, unless otherwise noted. Priority registration for closed groups is given to participants who have benefited from Providence Hospice of Seattle's hospice services; however, community members are welcome to register as space is available.

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

Grief and the Holidays

Join us for a candle-lighting remembrance service that will provide comfort and coping tools as we approach the holidays. There
will be a children’s program as well. Bring a photo of your loved one. Click here for more information.

When: Saturday, November 18; Program begins at 2:00 p.m.
Where: Providence Hospice of Seattle, Riverfront Technical Park, 2811 S 102nd Street, Tukwila 98168

Please RSVP: 206-749-7702

Lighting a Candle for Our Children

Remembrance and Candle-lighting Service

Held on the International Day of Remembrance (as designated by The Compassionate Friends), this event unites family and friends around the globe in lighting candles to honor and remember children who have died. 

When: Sunday, December 10, 6:30 p.m. service, 7:00 p.m. candle-lighting
Where: Providence Hospice of Seattle, Riverfront Technical Park, 2811 S 102nd Street, Tukwila, WA 98168

For more Information: 206-749-7704

Drop-In Support Group

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
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 Issaquah
Mondays, January 8 through February 12, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Winter group (evenings)

Swedish Cancer Institute
Thursdays, January 11 through February 15, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Letting Grow

Grief support for individuals with a developmental or intellectual disability. Includes short term, individual support to individuals as well as education and consultation to family and staff working with individuals experiencing grief. Training is available for staff providing ongoing individual or group grief support in an agency or community living space.

For more information, click here or call Grief Support Services at 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

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

A 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.

Call for information: 206-749-7723.

Events and Camp

Camp Erin™-King County is a three-day overnight camp for kids and teens who are grieving the loss of a loved one.

Kids Camp (1st grade - 6th grade): June 8-10, 2018

Teens Camp (7th grade - 12th grade): July 13-15, 2018

Space is limited and registration is required. For information, contact Karita Knisely at 206-992-3852 or karita.knisely@providence.org.

Standing Together - January 2018

After the death of someone important in a child or teen’s life, it can be a bewildering time. We have heard from many youth that they feel alone and that their peers don’t “get it.” Standing Together brings grieving youth together in a safe, supportive environment. Kids, teens and parents meet in small groups with others their own age. They have opportunities to share, engage in creative expression and learn that they aren’t alone.

For information please call 206-749-7691.