Grief Support

Bereavement Groups

Evening Programs

Jeff’s Place offers evening support groups, twice monthly, for children and teens ages 7-18 and their
caregivers who have experienced a meaningful death loss. Group nights start at 6:30pm and run
approximately 2 hours. Each group is facilitated by a clinician and a grief-informed volunteer.

After School Groups

Our Kid’s Club and Kid’s Crew are specifically designed to meet the needs of our younger grievers, ages
3-10. These groups run twice monthly, in the afternoon starting at 4:15pm and use art, books, and play
to explore and express feelings. While children are meeting, caregivers also meet in their own support
group.

Specialized Sibling/ Child Loss Group

We offer a special group night for those families who have experienced the death of a child/ sibling.
While parents meet in a group, children and teens meet with other bereaved siblings, ages 5-18.

School Groups

Jeff’s Place offers school-based grief support groups in the MetroWest community. We have facilitated
groups in local elementary, middle, and high schools. These groups are planned and co-facilitated with
school staff.

 

Other Offerings

Individual & Family Counseling

We recognize that not everyone feels comfortable in a group setting or sometimes might need more
individualized support as everyone grieves in their own unique way. With that in mind, we offer short-
term grief counseling for individuals or families. Both are available on a sliding scale.

Crisis Intervention following a Death

A death can often leave a community struggling and reeling.  Jeff’s Place provides forums and groups to
support communities after a death has occurred that impacts children. Our community gatherings
encourage collective grieving. We facilitate the difficult conversations around grief and provide tools
and resources. We have run support groups for schools, places of worship, neighborhoods, etc. Our
clinicians provide the emotional space for the healing to begin within the community.

Family Consultations

Sometimes, finding the right words to talk to a child about death is hard. We offer family consultations
to help support and guide that conversation. Our initial consultations by phone or in person are free of
charge.