Local Bereavement Support Groups

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Grief Share 324-6269

GriefShare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. GriefShare seminars and support groups are led by people who understand what you are going through and want to help. Each week groups will watch a video seminar featuring top experts on grief and recovery subjects. Brentwood Baptist Church is one of the many locations where groups meet. Please contact Gayle Haywood at Brentwood Baptist Church or visit the GriefShare website to find a group near you.
GriefShare website

Alive Grief Support Services – 963-4732

Alive Grief Support Services is a comprehensive program that addresses the needs that arise following the death of a loved one. This organization has professional grief counselors and trained volunteers to guide individuals (and groups) through the process of mourning. They also offer bereavement camps for children and those grieving during the holidays. Brentwood United Methodist Church hosts one of the various support groups in Nashville. Please visit the website or call for a full listing of locations and services.
Alive Grief Support Services website

Praying the Psalms of Lament – 298-9502 or 383-1815

Praying the Psalms of Lament is a grief support group for adults that explores the emotional impact of grief, healthy responses to grief, and spiritual resources for the journey through grief. Please contact Sandra Randleman at First Presbyterian Church Nashville for more information.

Women of Hope – 599-6043

Women of Hope is an ongoing ministry of encouragement, comfort, support, and guidance to women who are dealing with the loss of their husbands. This group meets the fourth Saturday of each month at Brentwood Baptist Church. Special guests address topics of interest which offer inspiration and encouragement to attendees. Open to widows of all ages in the community. Please contact Barbara Farrow for more information.

The Compassionate Friends – 356-4823 or 385-8345

The Compassionate Friends is a self-help organization offering friendship and understanding to bereaved parents. This group is open to parents who are grieving the death of a child of any age. They meet the second Sunday of each month at 3 p.m. at the HCA building north of Centennial Park.
The Compassionate Friends Nashville Chapter website
The Compassionate Friends national website