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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 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