Support Groups

  • Grief Share: 12-week workshop & support group for individuals & families who are grieving the death of someone close to them. (contact:
  • FOOTPRINTS  at SSM Cardinal Glennon Hospital: Designed to assist families who have lost a child. Offers assistance in talking to siblings, follow-up contact through calls or visits, grief literature, and support group information.
  • Bereaved Parents of the USA: Self-help organization offering friendship and understanding to bereaved parents, families, and friends experiencing the death of a child.
  • Mercy- New Grief Support Group (kids, teens. & Family Groups)- Healing Hearts (contact:
  • Healing Hearts Grief Support Groups: Call Mary Schrader 314-997-5057 or 314-810-4055 for more information.
  • Parents of Murdered Children: POMC Chapters hold monthly meetings, provide support, advocacy, and court accompaniment. 1-888-818-POMC. St. Louis Chapter: Mata Weber – 618-972-0429 
  • SSM DePaul Health Center Grief and Loss Program: Teamed with AARP (Maryland Heights Chapter), they have formed a grief and loss program in which trained volunteers are available to meet 1 on 1 with individuals who are grieving due to the loss of a loved one. Also has group sessions and special events. 314-344-7356
  • St. Anthony’s Grief Support Newly Bereaved Grief Support Group: Teen s & Kids Mon. evening St. Anthony’s Hospital (314) 543-6872. For information call Diane at 314-525-7384 or Lisa at 314-525-7346
  • Survivors of Suicide This support group, led by Life Crisis Services, is appropriate for adults whose loved ones completed suicide. 1st & 3rd Mondays 6:30-8:30pm. New members call Linda Fehrmann 314-853- 7925