Grief Support

Support Groups

Wages and Sons Funeral Homes offer 8 week grief support sessions to anyone in the community.  These sessions are typically offered in January, April, and September in the Lawrenceville area and other nearby cities.

We are also offering an open group beginning this September where registration is not required.

Barb Kennedy, RN
Group Facilitator

Deana Porter, CT
Group Facilitator


Wages & Sons Grief Support Services are provided at No Cost

Wednesday evenings,  6:30pm-8:00pm on the following dates:

9/11, 9/25, 10/9, 10/23, 11/13 and 12/11

Lawrenceville Presbyterian Church
800 Lawrenceville Hwy
Lawrenceville, GA 30046

For more information, please contact Deana Porter, CT at 404-918-6645.


Other Resources

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.


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)
Northside Hospital
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


Kate’s Club
1190 West Druid Hills Drive NE
Suite T80
Atlanta, GA 30329
Contact: Liz Carson, Program & Outreach Coordinator – 404-347-7619

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