Grief Support

Support Groups

Wages and Sons offers three 8 week sessions of grief support groups each year, occurring in September, January, and April. Meetings are held Tuesday evenings at 7:00PM, at various locations in the Lawrenceville area. Pre-registration is preferred. For more information or to register for the next session, please call Barb Kennedy, group facilitator at 678-427-4116.  Pre-registration is preferred.

Barb Kennedy
678-427-4166
Tuesday Evening Group Facilitator

Deana Porter
404-918-6645
Thursday Evening Group Facilitator


 

January 2017 Support Group (8 weeks)
Beginning Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at 7:00pm
St. Lawrence Church, Lawrenceville
Facilitated by Barb Kennedy, RN
For more information or to register, please call Barb at (678) 427-4116


 

Our second January 2017 Grief Support Group (8 weeks)
Beginning Thursday, January 19, 2017 – 7:00pm-9:00pm
Snellville United Methodist Church, Snellville
Facilitated by Deana Porter
For more information or to register, please call Deana Porter at (404) 918-6645


 

Starting April 22, 2017 – Tuesday Adult Support Group (8 weeks)
For more information, location, or to register, please call Barb Kennedy, RN at (678) 427-4116


 

Starting April 22, 2017 –  Thursday Adult Support Group (8 weeks)
For more information, location, or to register, please call Deana Porter at (404) 918-6645


 

Summer 2017 – 8 Week Session – Details to be Announced


 

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.

Duluth First United Methodist Church
3208 Highway 120
Duluth, GA 30136
770-476-3776
Contact Information: Brenda Bridges
Support Opportunity: Adult Bereavement
4th Monday of every month at 7:00 p.m.

 

Peachtree Christian Hospice
3430 Duluth Park Lane
Duluth, GA 30096
770-232-7727
Contact Information: Dave Furlough
Support Opportunity: Any bereaved
1st & 3rd Tues – 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
5th Tues – 6:30 p.m. – Dinner Out (location varies, call for details)

 

Rainbows
678-686-9665
www.rainbows.org
Contact Information: Rhonda Jackson
Support Information: Preschool – Young adult
Call for dates, times & location.

 

Dekalb County

Mason Mill
1340 MConnell Drive
Atlanta, GA 30033
Contact information: Wanda Carter
Support Opportunity: Widower’s Bereavement Support Group
2nd Sunday of the month
Lunch at 1:12 p.m. followed by the support group at 2:30 p.m.

 

All Saints
2443 Mt. Vernon Road
Dunwoody, GA
770-393-3255 ext. 81
Contact Information: Joann Doyle
Support Opportunity: Groups meet in spring and fall. Call for time and dates, or for funeral planning.

First Christian Church
4532 LaVista Rd.
Tucker, GA 30084
Contact Information: Jim Dirr
www.compassionatefriends.org
Support Opportunity: Ages 12 and over / Sibling Group
2nd Tuesday of the month at 8:00 p.m.

 

Scottish Rite Hospital
1001 Johnson Ferry Road
Atlanta, GA 30342
404-785-2175
Contact Information: Frank McDonald
Support Opportunity: Parents, Siblings & Teens / Bereavement Support Group
2nd Tuesday of the month from 7:00 – 8:15 p.m.

 

Jewish Family & Career Services
4549 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd.
Atlanta, GA 30388-6210
770-677-9474
Contact Information: Clinical Intake
Support Opportunities: Adult / Grief Support

 

Scott Blvd. Baptist Church
Decatur, GA 30033
404-636-7562
Contact Information: Mike Danes
Support Oppotunity: Adult / Bereavement

 

NE Baptist Church
4046 Chamblee Tucker Rd.
Atlanta, GA 30340
770-938-833
Contact Information: Dr. Abbot
Support Opportunities: Adult / Bereavement Support Group
1st & 3rd Tuesday at 7:00 p.m.

 

Survivors of Suicide
Christy R. Simpson, LCSW, LLC
3121 E Shadowlawn Ave NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30305
Call Ms. Christy Simpson (404)566-7326

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