Providence Grief Support Services of King County

Office Information

2811 S 102nd Street, Suite 220 Tukwila, WA 98168
Phone: 206-749-7702

Individual support: Short-term grief support and education is available to individuals and families following the death of a significant person.

Workshops, events and support groups are held at Providence Hospice of Seattle in Tukwila, except where noted. Some groups require registration. All services are offered at little to no cost to the community. For more information please call 206-749-7702.

Drop-in groups (No registration required)

Diving into Grief

A monthly drop-in group for anyone who is grieving the loss of a loved one. This is a place to share memories, explore emotions related to grief and to dive into the unanswerable questions that grief brings up. Deep conversations, creativity and curiosity are welcomed and encouraged.

  • Second Saturday of each month, 10-11:30 a.m.
    Tukwila, WA

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.

  • First Saturday of each month, 10-11:30 a.m.
    Emmanuel Episcopal Church
    4400 86th Ave SE, Mercer Island

Closed support groups (Registration required)

Growing through Grief

Six-week support group for adults coping with the death of a loved one. Groups are offered quarterly at various locations.

  • Issaquah | Mondays, January 6-February 10 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Tukwila | Mondays, January 6-February 10 | 4-6 p.m.

Registration deadline three weeks prior to group start date due to pre-screening process. Call 206-749-7702 to register or for additional information.

Special Population Support

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.
Learn more about letting grow or call Grief Support Services: 206-320-7157.

Safe Crossings

The Safe Crossings Program is Providence Hospice of Seattle’s Pediatric Grief Support Program. This program serves any grieving child or teen requesting grief support in King County and offers all services free of charge. This is possible through generous donations from the community. If you are interested in making a donation to this important cause you may do so here.

Led by Master’s level counselors, the Safe Crossings Program offers a variety of grief support services in the community to best meet the diverse needs of the population we serve. Support is offered for children and teens who have lost or are anticipating the loss of someone significant in their lives. Safe Crossings Program offers individual and family grief support in participant’s homes, at school, or at our office in Tukwila, WA. We also offer support groups in schools and the community, seasonal events, and Camp Erin®- King County. See below for more information on specific programs. If you are interested in grief support from the Safe Crossings Program, or want to learn more about our services call 206-749-7723. You can also visit the Safe Crossings Program website.

School Groups

Safe Crossings Program offers grief support groups in schools across King County. These groups are co-facilitated with a school counselor and take place during the school day. Groups focus on educating participants about grief and bereavement as well as normalizing and creating community around their experiences with loss. If you are interested in having a grief support group at your school, contact 206-749-7723.

Standing Together

Standing Together is a free, monthly grief support program held at our Tukwila office from January to April. Led by trained staff and volunteers, groups are held for elementary aged children, teens, and caregivers. At Standing Together participants have opportunities to share, engage in creative expression, and build community with others who have experienced loss. For more information and to register please contact Safe Crossings at 206-749-7723.

Seasonal Events

Throughout the year Safe Crossings Program offers seasonal events for grieving families to come together as a community in remembrance of loved ones who have died. For more information about upcoming events contact Safe Crossings Program at 206-749-7723.

Camp Erin

Camp Erin®- King County is a free, weekend (overnight) bereavement camp for youth who are grieving the death of a significant person in their lives. Children and teens ages 6 to 18 attend a weekend camp experience that combines grief education and emotional support with fun, traditional camp activities. Camp is led by professional staff and caring trained volunteers. Campers are provided a safe environment to explore their grief, learn essential coping skills, and make friends with peers who are also grieving. For more information and to register for Camp Erin®- King County visit the Camp Erin website. »

Educational workshops and presentations

Throughout the year, Grief Support Services provides workshops and presentations on a variety of grief related topics. Organizations, schools or businesses may also call the Grief Support Services Program to arrange for a situational specific event. Please call 206-749-7702 for more information.

  • Young Widows Fall Workshop: This interactive bereavement support group will be held Saturday, September 28. Registration is required. Download a flyer to learn more.
  • Grief and the Holidays Workshop: Provides practical information about how to care for yourself and your family during this special and potentially challenging time of year. Contact our office for more information.
  • Lighting a Light for our Children: An evening of remembrance for children who have died. Visit the Compassionate Friends website to learn more and find an event near you.
  • Annual Memorial Bonfire: on Alki Beach; call for details.

King County Crisis Line: Crisis Connections, formerly known as Crisis Clinic, offers an array of support services available to everyone in King County, Washington. Telephone services provide immediate, confidential assistance for people in emotional distress and in need of help. For immediate support call 866-427-4747.

Donations and Grants

Our services are offered at no charge, thanks to our ministry’s foundation. We accept both individual donations and grants.

For more information call 206-320-4000 or visit Providence Hospice of Seattle Foundation. We appreciate your support.