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Providence Grief Support Services of Thurston, Mason, and Lewis Counties


Providence Grief Support Services of Thurston, Mason, and Lewis Counties

Please note: All in-person grief support groups and events have been postponed until further notice due to Coronavirus precautions. Phone support and limited one-on-one support are still available for urgent bereavement needs.

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 360-493-7981 or visit Providence Southwest Washington Foundation. We appreciate your support.

Thurston/Mason county crisis lLine

The Crisis clinic offers 24/7 continuous support for anyone in crisis. For immediate support call 360-586-2800.

Lewis county crisis line

The Lewis County Crises Line is a 24-hour service provided by Cascade Mental Health Clinic. During business hours please ask to speak with the Designated Mental Health Professional. For immediate support call 360-748-6696 or 800-559-6696.

Adult grief support groups offer an opportunity to meet with trained facilitators and other individuals who have experienced a loss. The monthly groups listed below are open to anyone in the community experiencing a loss in the past 15 months. For more information, contact Providence SoundHomeCare and Hospice at 360-493-4684 or 800-869-7062.

Drop-in groups (no registration required)

Thurston County

  • 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month (excluding holidays), 10 - 11:30 a.m.
  • Lacey Presbyterian Church Library - 3045 Carpenter Rd. SE, Olympia, WA

Mason County

  • 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month (excluding holidays), 2 - 3:30 p.m.
  • Shelton Senior Center - 190 W Sentry Dr., Shelton, WA

The SoundCareKids program in Thurston County welcomes families with children age 5 to 18. Children, teens and parents meet in small groups according to age range: 5-8 years, 9-12 years, 13-18 years, parents/guardians.

Thursdays from 6:15 - 7:45 p.m. when in session. Sessions offered in the fall, winter and spring. Pre-registration is required.

For more information or to reserve your space in an upcoming session, please call our office.

Register for SoundCareKids

Memorial services

An annual memorial is available to anyone in the community grieving the loss of a loved one. Contact our office for more information.

Navigating grief & the holidays workshop

Provides practical information about how to care for yourself and your family during this special and potentially challenging time of year. Contact our office for more information.