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Bereavement/ Grief Support

Grieving the loss of a loved one can be a process of healing.

Here are some options for grief support in the western Massachusetts area.

Support through Baystate Health

Baystate Health

759 Chestnut St.
Springfield, MA 01199

Jessica Hagerman, Child Life Specialist
413-794-0499
Email

Baystate Hospice

30 Capital Dr., Ste. A
W. Springfield, MA 01089

Shannan Hudgins, Bereavement Counselor
Work: 413-795-0220
Cell: 413-386-6835
Email

Homicide Bereavement Program

413-794-9816

The Family Advocacy Center offers individual group therapy, group support, court support, help applying for victim compensation, and more. 

More Support in the Community

Behavioral Health Network - Family Resource Center

78-80 Main St.
Ware, MA 01082

Kathleen Cordier
413-351-1459
413-277-6601
Email

Empty Arms Bereavement

140 Pine St.
Florence, MA 01062

413-544-5922

Family Care Counseling Associates, Inc.

35 Post Office Park #3504
Wilbraham, MA 01095

413-596-6922

Four Wings Counseling, LLC, Orange, MA

Orange, MA

Pamela Gobeille, LICSW
978-545-4445
Email

Four Wings Counseling offers individual and family counseling on a sliding scale fee. There are services offered through telehealth.

The Garden (Cooley Dickinson Hospital)

168 Industrial Rd.
Northampton, MA 01060

Shelly Bathe Lenn, Program Director
413-727-5749
413-582-5312
Email

The Garden offers grief support for grieving children and teens free of charge.

Forastiere Family Funeral and Cremation

Joanne Sullivan, Grief Specialist
413-733-5311

Grief Support Groups are available at no cost in East Longmeadow and West Springfield.

Sydney Gozzi

Former Baystate Health Hospice Bereavement Counselor
860-614-0923

Pioneer Valley Hospice & Palliative Care

329 Conway St., Suite 2
Greenfield, MA 01301

413-774-2400

There are support groups for adults, teens, and children free of charge. Pioneer Valley Hospice & Palliative Care also offers one on one support.

Rick's Place

85 Post Office Park #8521
Wilbraham, MA

413-279-2010

Kathy Varner, MSW

Former Maternal/Child Social Worker at Baystate Health
413-781-2348

Rabbi Richard S. Winer

Main: 508-877-9900
Cell: 617-938-2367
Email

Rabbi Richard Winer offers family bereavement support.

Robert Zucker, LICSW

Former Bereavement Counselor at Baystate Children's Hospital
413-650-6264