Grief Support Services
Providence Grief Support Services offers grief counseling services for adults, teens and children. Short-term grief support and education is available to individuals and families following the death of a significant person.
Our services are offered at no charge, thanks to our ministry’s foundation. We accept both individual donations and grants. For more information call 425-261-4822 or visit Providence Hospice and Home Care Foundation of Snohomish County. We appreciate your support.
Snohomish County Crisis Line
Telephone services provide immediate, confidential assistance for people in emotional distress and in need of help. For immediate support call 425-258-4357.
Support groups offer an opportunity to meet with trained facilitators and other individuals who have experienced a loss. For more information call: 425-261-4807.
A monthly grief support group for adults who have loss a significant other in the past 15 months.
- Second Wednesday of every month, 2 - 3:30 p.m.
- Providence Hospice: 2731 Wetmore Ave, Everett, 98201
Group offered once a month for anyone experiencing a loss in the past 15 months.
- Fourth Wednesday of every month, 2 - 3:30 p.m.
- Providence Hospice: 2731 Wetmore Ave, Everett, 98201
A closed, six-week support group for those who have experienced the death of a loved one. Offered quarterly, registration is required. For dates and to register call 425-261-4807.
We have a variety of loss-specific support groups throughout the year. Please contact our office for more information about current and upcoming offerings.
Short-term grief support is available for children and teens who have experienced the death of a loved one. To discuss the unique needs of your family and to learn more about the services available at Providence Hospice, please contact our office. Educational materials for family and schools are also available.
COVID update: Standing Together typically brings grieving youth together in a safe, supportive, and fun environment. We are not currently able to gather in-person at this time due to the pandemic and social restrictions. Instead, we are offering grief activity kits mailed to your home. Kits will be available October through June until we can meet together again in-person and resume our regular program. To receive a grief activity kit, please complete the application below.
Camp Erin provides a caring environment, filled with activities to assist children and teens coping with loss. It is a free weekend camp for youth grades K-12 who have experienced a loss. Camp Erin offers a special combination of fun recreational activities and supportive discussions to help campers build their trust, self-esteem and coping skills. Age-appropriate groups of children and teens provide an opportunity to meet with peers who have had similar feelings and experiences. Planned activities allow for sharing of feelings and concerns, friendship building, and fun.
All of the following activities are led and sponsored by pediatric specialists and trained volunteers: Art therapy, storytelling, recreational activities, swimming, music, healing rituals, nature walks, grief workshops
Camp Erin will be held August 28, 29 and 30, 2020. Camp Erin is free for those who participate, but registration is required. For more information and to request an application, please call 425-261-4807.
With the support of an endowment, donations from our community, employees, grants and individual donors, Camp Erin-Snohomish County can be offered at no cost to grieving children and their families. We accept both individual donations and grants in support of Camp Erin.
- Virtual Family Assistance Center - Red Cross offers a Virtual Family Assistance Center, for those who have experienced loss due to Covid-19
- Washington Listens - Washington Listens is a new program that offers nonclinical support to people experiencing elevated stress due to Covid-19
- Living with worry and anxiety - Psychology Tools’ publication (PDF)
- Covid-19 resources for Mental Health and Healthcare professionals
- Unlocking Us - Brené Brown’s new podcast series:
- Vulnerability and courage - Brené Brown’s interview on 60 minutes responding to Covid-19
- On Being - A great resource for inspiration (podcast, poetry, deep thinking, etc.)
- Let's Reimagine - A worldwide virtual festival on embracing life, facing death, and loving fully in the face of Covid-19
- Anxiety Workbook - The Wellness Society's offering of a Free Coronavirus Anxiety Workbook
- Grief: Releasing Pain, Remembering Love & Finding Meaning - David Kessler's group on Facebook
- Listening Line - A place for folks to call and talk where they will be met with a non-medical, trained human who will hold space and witness the words of the caller
- Growing through Grief (Registration Required) - A six-week support group for adults coping with the death of a loved one. Groups are offered virtually and on a quarterly basis at this time. Please call 206-749-7702 to register or for more information.
- Toolbox for Families - Washington State Department of Health offers a Behavioral Health Toolbox for supporting Children and Teens during the COVID-19 Pandemic
- NASP (National Association of School Psychologists) suggestions for talking to children about COVID-19
- The Dougy Center’s suggestion for supporting children and teens when a family member is dying during COVID-19
- PHOS Safe Crossings Program “Supporting Your Grieving Child through the COVID-19 Pandemic”
- PHOS Safe Crossings Program “Move and Express to De-Stress” Activity
- PHOS Safe Crossings Program “Tribute Tulip Garden” Activity
- PHOS Safe Crossings Program “What’s In My Control” Activity
- PHOS Safe Crossings Program “Connecting Can Be Sweet” Activity