Grief Support Groups in the Whatcom County Area

GriefShare

GriefShare is a program with direction and purpose. With GriefShare, you will learn how to walk the journey of grief and be supported along the way. It is a place where hurting people find healing and hope. It is a non-denominational group and features biblical teaching on grief and recovery topics. 

Moles Farewell Tributes—Grief Support GroupPlease join us for the next local GriefShare session.

GriefShare support groups in Whatcom County:

Thursdays: 6:30–8:00 p.m. and Sundays: 3:00–5:00 p.m. at Life Center, 1816 18th Street, Lynden, WA
Call 318-9446 ext. 140 or email Kari.Maarhuis@ncctk.com

Thursdays: 6:30–8:00 p.m. at Cornwall Church 4518 Northwest Drive, Bellingham, WA
Call 733-2150

To find more groups in the area, please click the link below:
www.griefshare.org/findagroup/search

Survivors of Violent Crime Victims

A peer support group for survivors of victims of homicide

Meets the 3rd Thursday of every month: 7:00–9:00 p.m. 1231 North Garden Street, Bellingham, WA
Call Brigid Collins (360) 756-5279
www.familycarenetwork.com/support-groups/Violent+Crime

Hospice of Whatcom County

Call John Robinson (360)733-5877
Email: jrobinson2@peacehealth.org

Free Weekly Drop-In Support Groups:

Both groups meet at St. Luke’s Health Education Center, 3333 Squalicum Parkway, in Bellingham, WA

Tuesdays: 7:00–8:30 p.m.
Wednesdays: 2:00–3:30 p.m.

Kids’ Council NorthWest (KCNW)

Peer support group for children, adolescents, and their families who are grieving due to the death of a parent or sibling (for ages 4—18)

Meets 1st and 3rd Mondays: 6:00–8:00 p.m.
Call Liz Snyder, MA, (360) 734-5552 or email liz@kcnw.org.
Separate support group offered on-site for adults raising grieving youth
www.kcnw.org

The Compassionate Friends

A parent support group for cancer-related loss of a child

The Whatcom County Chapter is inactive at this time.

To find a group near you, visit www.compassionatefriends.org
National toll-free number: 1-877-969-0010
Monday—Friday, 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., Central Time

Camp Willie

Summer camp for children who have lost a loved one

Call Camp Fire USA: 1-425-258-5437

For information and registration:
www.campfireusasnohomish.org/campwillie.htm
info@campfireusasnohomish.org

Evergreen AIDS Foundation

Local contact: (360) 671-0703
115 Unity Street, #302, Bellingham, WA 98225
www.evergreenaids.org

Turning Point

For displaced homemakers with loss of primary income source

Contact Robin Bailey (360) 383-3135
rbailey@whatcom.ctc.edu
or simply drop by Laidlaw Center, Room 134F (at Whatcom Community College)

S.O.S. (Survivors of Suicide)

Suicide survivors support group

2nd and 4th Mondays: 6:30–8:00 p.m.
1212 Indian Street, Bellingham, WA
Call (360) 671-4950

Community Cancer Center

Outreach Coordinator Carol Brumet (360) 738-6706
cbrumet@peacehealth.org
3217 Squalicum Parkway, Bellingham, WA at St. Joseph Hospital

From the staff at Moles Farewell Tributes:

Please do not hesitate to call should you have any questions or concerns. Our entire staff is here to serve you at any time.

MISS Foundation: Community Support Network

A grief support group for families who have lost a child. The local MISS grief support group meets twice monthly.
For locations and times contact:
Nancy (360) 933-0952 or nancy.vekved@missfoundation.org
www.missfoundation.org

“Everyone was great. And, the staff were far above anything I would have expected in terms of genuinely bing caring, compassionate, kind, patient, and committed to my every need.”

Doug Cutting