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Grief Support Groups in South Jersey

The Samaritan Center for Grief Support is here for you.  Along with family members of our patients, Samaritan’s grief support services are available for anyone in the community experiencing grief and loss.

We are committed to providing you with the grief support you need in these difficult times. In order to best serve our community, we are currently holding some groups on-line via Microsoft Teams and some groups in person. Please see our list of support groups below for more information on dates and locations.

If you are wondering if you are ready for a grief support group, please click here to complete a self-review to check if you are ready for a support group setting.

Registration is required. Call us at (856) 596-8550 or email us  ([email protected]) if you are interested in a grief support group. If it has already started, please contact us as new groups are always forming. We are here to support you.

Our List of Southern NJ Grief Support Groups

Groups are complimentary and led by professional bereavement specialists.

Healing Hearts 

 A Space for Grieving Children & Families 

A supportive and safe space for children (ages 4-17) and parents/guardians to meet with others for mutual support to process their grief,  memorialize their loved ones, and heal together. 

Click here for more information on the: Healing Hearts Support Groups

Half Day Saturday Sessions 

Saturdays, 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

April 13

August 10

October 5

December 7

Six Week Sessions 

Mondays, 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

May 6th - June 17th

Note:  No group May 27

New to Grief

This one-time online session is for those who have had a recent loss and is designed to help you navigate this challenging time through mutual support, education and information on additional resources. 


Every 3rd Tuesday of the month from

6:00 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.

February 20

March 19

April 16

May 21

Young Adults Coping with Loss

A six-week online grief support group for young adults between the ages of 18-35 who are coping with the death of a friend or family member.

Loss at a time in life when someone is defining who they are personally and professionally can be unsettling and isolating.

This group will provide a safe space for young adults to have open conversation about the reality and impact of losing someone close to you.



March 4th - April 15th

    6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Online and In Person


October 21st - November 25th

    6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

The Holding Space

A six-week online group for parents grieving the loss of an adult child. 

2024 Dates TBD

Daughters Without Mothers

A six-week online group for adult women grieving the loss of their mother.

How do we, as daughters, find our way after our moms have died? What happens to the empty chairs? This South NJ support group offers grief education, and most importantly, a place to speak your mom’s name, tell her story, and honor her memory. This group is no charge and open to the community. Join us at our kitchen table — you aren’t alone.




April 2nd to May 14th

6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. 

Note:  No session on April 30th

Grieving the Love of Your Life

A six-week  in person or online group for those grieving the loss of a spouse/partner.

Poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow has said, “There is no grief like the grief that does not speak.” While no two losses are alike, being with people going through a similar experience can decrease isolation while providing a space to explore your unique journey and speak about your loss. This group provides a safe place as you learn to live and cope, day by day, while dealing with a broken heart after losing the person closest to you.

In Person


April 17th 1st to August 21st

12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. 

Note:  No session July 31st 



July1st to August 12th

6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. 

Note:  No session July 29th 

Rebuilding After Loss

A six week online or in person group that  provides a safe space to explore your journey, your feelings, and how you are coping as you redefine your identity in relation to your loss. 

This group explores secondary losses and is designed to provide support as you take on new roles at a time that involves challenges in many aspects of life.

Rebuilding After Loss is suggested as a follow up to Grieving the Love of Your Life.

In Person 

                           Mondays                               August 19th - September 30th 

                  6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.                    

Sharing in Grief and Hope -       

An Expressive Arts Group

A six-week online group for anyone who has lost a family member or friend.

This group's goal is to help you find your way to a new life that encompasses the absence of your loved one. You will have the opportunity to share your story, to give and receive support and comfort, and to honor and memorialize your loved one.



February 29th to April 4th 

6:00 PM -7:30 PM

Healing Your Heart:
Yoga and Meditation for Grief

No yoga experience necessary.

This is a special, seven-week group for anyone interested in exploring their grief journey through the chakras utilizing yoga asana (poses), breathwork (pranayama) and meditation.

This group is open to any level of yoga experience (including beginners) and is designed to be a slow, gentle, healing practice that supports the exploration of loss and healing.



March 18th to April 29th 

6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Registration is required at (856) 596-8550 or [email protected].

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