Grief Support

Due to the COVID-19 Outbreak, all public gatherings, in person and group counseling sessions are suspended until further notice.  Support from a Grief Counselor is still available by phone by calling 719-884-6530.  Leave a message and a Counselor will call you back. 

Care and support after the loss of a loved one
Grieving Couple

Grief is a very personal journey, traveled in different ways and at different paces. Our professional grief counselors and trained volunteers ensure that you don't have to make the journey alone.

The Pikes Peak Hospice & Palliative Care Center for Grief and Loss offers a range of grief support and bereavement services so that family members can find the approach that's right for them. Grief support is available at no cost to families of Pikes Peak Hospice patients and is offered for 13 months following the death of a loved one. Support is available to all in our community free of charge.

To explore which grief support services may best meet your needs and wishes, read on. Or click here to watch a recent KKTV MOMS Everyday interview about the Center for Grief and Loss.  You can also call the Center for Grief and Loss at 719-633-3400 or by emailing BereavementTeam@PikesPeakHospice.org.

Finding the grief support that's right for you

We know that the journey that begins with hospice care does not end with your loved one's passing. Your grief and how you experience it is uniquely yours. Even if you have experienced a loss before, your feelings and healing process can be very different each time.

Our grief support is built around a simple belief: Grief is normal and necessary. It is part of our human condition, and we must go through it in the wake of profound loss.

Coping with the roller coaster of emotions and reactions can seem overwhelming at times. That's why Pikes Peak Hospice offers a variety of support services for adults, teens and children to help explore, understand and express the grief that is unique to you.

We provide ongoing support through our monthly Journeys newsletters and free literature on specific types of grief, special presentations, and commemorative events. Individual grief counseling by appointment and grief support groups are available for you and your family as you take important steps toward healing.

Adult Grief Support Groups

Men's un-group

We offer tailored support groups that bring grieving people together for an opportunity to connect with and gain strength from others who have experienced similar types of losses. 

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Children's Grief Support 

Grief Counselor with children

The Children's Grief Support Program is designed to create an atmosphere that is emotionally safe so kids can explore and express their feelings.

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Special Offerings

Due to the COVID-19 Outbreak, all public gatherings, in person and group counseling sessions are suspended until further notice.  Support from a Grief Counselor is still available by phone by calling 719-884-6530.  Leave a message and a Counselor will call you back. 

 

  
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What Our Families Say

The entire hospice team exceeded our expectations always going above and beyond.  They are the most amazing group of people.  I can't even put into words how much we appreciate them.  They were always very caring, patient and sincere.  We could not have managed the process without them.  We will never forget you and are forever grateful. Thank you. ~ Patient's daughter

Everyone who came to attend to my wife were all fantastic caregivers and I cannot praise your hospice staff enough.  I was so thankful you were there. ~ Patient's husband

I could not have asked for a more caring set of people to help us through this difficult time.  Thank you so very much. ~ Patient's family

 

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A Woman’s Journey to Volunteer With Purpose
01 Sep

Sue Rizzo, a volunteer with Pikes Peak Hospice and Palliative Care, recently shared with us her experience with hospice care for her father, and how that inspired her to volunteer with hospice and palliative care patients.