Brattleboro Area Hospice: Seven week grief support group starts Oct. 5

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BRATTLEBORO — A new seven week bereavement support group for adults begins Oct. 5 and will meet each Thursday from 5 to 6:30 p.m, ending Nov. 16.

This group is sponsored by Brattleboro Area Hospice and will meet at the hospice office at 191 Canal St. Connie Baxter is the facilitator of the group. Interested individuals must meet with her prior to the first session; call 802-257-0775, ext. 104, by Sept. 29th for an appointment. The group size is limited to eight people.

Participation is free of charge and open to anyone in the community grieving the death loss of a loved one, no matter when or where the loss occurred. Bereavement Support Groups offer a safe, mutually supportive environment for sharing experiences through discussion, readings, simple activities and suggestions for moving through grief. No prior connection with hospice is necessary in order to participate.

Brattleboro Area Hospice is an independent, community-based, non-profit volunteer organization that provides grassroots, volunteer-staffed programs to supplement and provide alternatives to the professional services utilized by dying and grieving community members. Hospice is locally funded and provides services free of charge. For more informtion, visit www.brattleborohospice.org.


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