Wages and Sons Funeral Homes offer 8 week grief support sessions. These sessions are typically offered in January, April, and September in the Lawrenceville area and other nearby cities. Meetings are held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings and occasionally on Wednesday evenings. Pre-registration is preferred. For more information, locations, or to register for the next session, please call one of the facilitators below.
Starting September 7, 2017 – Thursday Adult Support Group (8 weeks)
For more information, location, or to register, please call Deana Porter at (404) 918-6645
Starting September 12, 2017 – Tuesday Adult Support Group (8 weeks)
For more information, location, or to register, please call Barb Kennedy, RN at (678) 427-4116
The following grief counseling and support groups are available in our region. These organizations offer help to people who have experienced loss through death. Your funeral director can offer additional information at your request.
Adult Support Groups
Duluth First United Methodist Church
3208 Highway 120
Duluth, GA 30136
Contact: Tracy Brinker
2nd Monday of every month – 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Peachtree Christian Hospice
3430 Duluth Park Lane
Duluth, GA 30096
Contact: Dave Furlough, M.Div.
1st & 3rd Tues – 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Survivors of Suicide
The Listening Ear LLC
343 Salem Gate Drive SE, Suite 101
Conyers, GA 30013
Contact: Paula Christian-Stallworth, LPC
2nd Thursday of every month at 6:30 p.m.
Perinatal Bereavement & Palliative Care Program
H.E.A.R.T.strings (loss of unborn or newborn baby)
1000 Johnson Ferry Rd. N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30342
Contact: 404-851-8177 for various programs
Perinatal Loss Support Group
Gwinnett Medical Center Resource Center
665 Duluth Highway
Lawrenceville, GA 30046
Contact: Tonya Lowry
3rd Tuesday of every month, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Adults and Children (12 yrs. and older) Support Groups
The Compassionate Friends of Atlanta (parents/siblings who have lost a child at any age)
Trinity Christian Fellowship Church
1985 Old Fountain Road, Bldg. 100
Lawrenceville, GA 30043
Contact: June Cooper – 770-757-4927 or Patty Key – 770-833-9967
3rd Thursday of the month at 7:30PM
First Christian Church
4532 LaVista Rd.
Tucker, GA 30084
Contact: Maureen Beamer – 404-271-3066
2nd Tuesday of the month at 7:30 p.m.
Children and Teens (5 – 18 yrs. old) Support Groups
1190 West Druid Hills Drive NE
Atlanta, GA 30329
Contact: Liz Carson, Program & Outreach Coordinator – 404-347-7619