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
30 Capital Dr., Ste. A
W. Springfield, MA 01089
David Arfa, Bereavement Counselor
Homicide Bereavement Program
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
140 Pine St.
Florence, MA 01062
35 Post Office Park #3504
Wilbraham, MA 01095
Four Wings Counseling, LLC, Orange, MA
Pamela Gobeille, LICSW
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
The Garden offers grief support for grieving children and teens free of charge.
Forastiere Family Funeral and Cremation
Joanne Sullivan, Grief Specialist
Grief Support Groups are available at no cost in East Longmeadow and West Springfield.
Former Baystate Health Hospice Bereavement Counselor
329 Conway St., Suite 2
Greenfield, MA 01301
There are support groups for adults, teens, and children free of charge. Pioneer Valley Hospice & Palliative Care also offers one on one support.
85 Post Office Park #8521
Kathy Varner, MSW
Former Maternal/Child Social Worker at Baystate Health
Rabbi Richard S. Winer
Rabbi Richard Winer offers family bereavement support.
Robert Zucker, LICSW
Former Bereavement Counselor at Baystate Children's Hospital