Grief Support

Support Groups

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.

Barb Kennedy
Tuesday Evening Group Facilitator

Deana Porter
Thursday Evening Group Facilitator



April 2017 Grief Support Group (8 weeks)

Beginning Tuesday, April 18th6:30pm-8:30pm
Berean Bible Church, Loganville
Facilitated by Barb Kennedy
For more information or to register, please call Barb Kennedy at 678-427-4116


April 2017 Grief Support Group (8 weeks)

Beginning Wednesday, April 19, 2017 –  6:30pm – 8:00pm
Lilburn Christian Church, Lilburn
Facilitated by Deana Porter
For more information, or to register, please call Deana Porter at (404) 918-6645


Starting September 5, 2017 – Tuesday Adult Support Group (8 weeks)
For more information, location, or to register, please call Barb Kennedy, RN at (678) 427-4116


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


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.


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)
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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