Upcoming Support Groups, Workshops and Special Events

All workshops and special events require preregistration, except where otherwise indicated. Dates and times are subject to change. Programs with fewer than 5 registrants may be cancelled.

All grief support offerings are held at the Hospice of the Panhandle Center for Grief Support, 330 Hospice Lane, Kearneysvile, WV  25430.  For information, directions and to register for any programs, contact the Center for Grief Support at griefsupport@hospiceotp.org or 304.264.3902.


2017 Calendar


Support Groups

CIRCLE OF HOPE

This traditional talking support group is for anyone who has experienced the death of a loved one.  New members are welcome anytime.

2nd & 4th Thursday of every month, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.


LOSS OF HUSBAND

This traditional talking support group is for women who've lost their partners. New members are welcome anytime.

Thursdays, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.


Workshops & Special Events

Labyrinth Walk 

Learn how to use the ancient, contemplative practice of walking a labyrinth as a tool for exploring, understanding, and healing your grief. Our labyrinth is located at the Inpatient Facility for patients, caregivers and public use.

The labyrinth is available throughout the year without the use of a facilitator or workshop participation. Please call to schedule a guided tour facilitated by one of our grief counselors.


Coping with Grief and the Holidays 

Facing the holiday season in the midst of grief can be a daunting task. This workshop will help you understand and prepare for some of the challenges you might face.

Tuesday, November 7, 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, December 5, 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.


Light Up A Life

This luminaria ceremony is an opportunity to honor and remember those who have made a difference in our lives. A brief ceremony featuring live music and a short reflection is followed by the lighting of the candles and a reading of the names of all persons being remembered or honored. (There is a fee associated with dedicating a luminaria.)

Friday, December 1, 5:15 p.m., Country Inn & Berkeley Springs State Park

Sunday, December 3, 5:15 p.m., Hospice of the Panhandle Main Office, Kearneysville

Tuesday, December 5, 5:15 p.m., Shaffer Funeral Home, Romney


To preregister for any support group, please contact the Center for Grief Support at griefsupport@hospiceotp.org or 304.264.3902.