There has been an ever-increasing desire to expand traditional roles beyond "at-need" and "pre-need" services into "after-need" or post funeral services for the bereaved. You can go online and check the following groups who provide bereavement services for the families we serve.
Adult Bereavement Services in our Community
GRAND VIEW HOSPITAL HOSPICE offers many support groups and grief counseling services. They are constantly changing their programs to meet the needs of the community. Please call 215-453-4210 for more information on what current programs are available.
LEHIGH VALLEY HOSPICE through Lehigh Valley Health Network offers Social Workers and Hospice Chaplains to connect you to counseling services. Please call 610-402-CARE (2273) or visit the website at www.lvhn.org for further information.
The COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS OF THE LEHIGH VALLEY offers ongoing support groups for parents, grandparents and adult siblings grieving the loss of a child, grandchild, or sibling. This group meets at Sacred Heart Hospital, 2nd floor, 421 Chew Street in Allentown. The group meets the 2nd Monday each month at 7 pm. For more information, call 610-462-1892.
The COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS OF QUAKERTOWN offers ongoing support groups for parents, grandparents and adult siblings grieving the loss of a child, grandchild or sibling. This group meets at St. Luke's Hospital, ground floor, 1021 Park Avenue in Quakertown in Taylor Conference Rooms A & B. This group is held the 2nd Tuesday each month from 7:30 - 9 pm. For more information, call 215-536-0173.
ST. LUKE'S BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES offers individual counseling for children and adults as well as groups for adults. All insurances are accepted, co-pays vary by insurance. Please call 484-526-2400 for more information.
CANCER SUPPORT COMMUNITY OF THE LEHIGH VALLEY with St. Luke's offers the Hope and Healing Series, a series of creative classes a St. Luke's Cancer Center-Anderson Campus, primarily in the Hope and Healing Room. Any person or loved one affected by cancer can register for this series. Programs offer incudes T'ai Chi, Drumming, Art of Healing Dance, Labyrinth, Jewelry Making, Journaling, Men's Group, Heart Rhythm Meditation, Yoga, and creative Expression. Classes are open to anyone affected by cancer. Programs are free, but registration is required. Call 610-861-7555 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org to register or for more information about classes, dates and times.