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Grief Support Groups

Special Events

Jenn Flaum, LCSW, MBA Executive Director

Welcome to HeartLight Center

On behalf of the Heartlight community,
we are glad you are here. 

At HeartLight, we know your story is unique and the pain of grief can be intensely personal. 
That doesn’t mean you have to face it alone.

HeartLight Center is a non-profit that companions and educates people through their grief to find hope.  HeartLight offers virtual and in person grief support groups, workshops, seminars and resources for individuals and organizations. 

Facing the Mourning

4-Week Support Group

A 4-session interactive support group open to all types of losses. Part class, part support group, part personal discovery, Facing the Mourning will guide you through honoring, processing, and creating milestones through your grief.

Join a Monthly Grief Support Group

Heart Light Center kindly requests that you register for in-person groups prior to attendance.  Online registration will close 24-hours prior to group.  Please contact us at info@heartlightcenter.org with questions or for more information.

HeartLight Center follows state, local and CDC guidelines for COVID 19 Protocols.

Masks are not required at this time.
You are invited to wear a mask if you are more comfortable.
If you are having any symptoms of illness please attend groups virtually.

Loss of a Parent(s)
Support Group

An ongoing support group for those who have experienced the death of a parent(s) or caregiver(s). Meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 7pm (MST) at HeartLight Center.

Men’s Loss of Spouse/Partner Support Group

A peer support group dedicated to addressing the unique issues encountered by men who have experienced the death of a spouse, partner, or significant other. Meets the 1st Tuesday of the month at 7pm (MST) at HeartLight Center.

5+ Year Loss of Spouse/Partner
Support Group

An ongoing support group for people who have experienced the death of a spouse, partner or significant other, five or more years ago.  Meets the 2nd Monday of the month at HeartLight Center at 7pm (MST).

Suicide Loss Grief
Support Group

An ongoing support group for adult individuals who have experienced a loss due to suicide 
Meets the 4th Monday of the month at HeartLight Center at 4pm (MST) starting June, 2022.

Loss of Spouse/Partner
Support Group

An ongoing support and educational group for people who have experienced the death of a spouse, partner or significant other. If your loss is recent or years ago, you are welcome to spend an evening with others who are on a similar journey. Meets the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 4pm(MST) and on the 4th Wednesday of the month at 7pm (MST) at HeartLight Center.

Young Loss of Spouse/Partner

6+ Months Support Group

An ongoing peer support group for adults 55 and under who have lost a spouse, partner or significant other who are 6 months or more post loss.  This group focuses on topical and small group discussions, and is helpful for those who are also navigating parenting children at home or careers while grieving a partner.  This group meets on the 1st Thursday of the month at the Highlands Church in Denver at 7pm (MST).

Young Loss of Spouse/Partner
No-Timeline Support Group

An ongoing peer support group for adults 55 and under who have lost a spouse, partner or significant other, recently or years ago.  This group is helpful for those who are navigating parenting children at home or careers while grieving a partner. This group typically meets the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6pm (MST) at HeartLight Center.

Upcoming Special Events

 

We welcome you to join us for upcoming seminars and workshops that explore various topics on the grief journey.

 

Open heART Studio for the Holidays
2 Session Workshop

This two-session workshop will invite participants to explore grief through use of various art activities, specific to grief and the holiday season. We will work on a total of 4 art activities during our time together.
No art experience required. Come create, explore and share as part of your grief journey.

Cost: $35, supplies included.

Space is Limited. Registration is required.

meeting dates: Saturday December 10th and *17th from 11am-2pm at HeartLight Center.

Join early on the 17th for a livestream viewing of the Grief and the Holidays virtual workshop!

Holiday Love, Hope and Light: A Time of Remembrance
Candle Lighting Ceremony

Please join us for our holiday memorial service and candle lighting ceremony, in partnership with Horan & McConaty.  Programs will begin at 7pm (MST) and will last about one hour.  Refreshments will be served.

*Please indicate the name of the person or people you are remembering at this event.

 

Dates an Locations:

Monday December 5th at Horan & McConaty Thornton
Thursday December 8th at Horan & McConaty Lakewood
Monday December 12th at Horan & McConaty Parker Chaple (near HeartLight Center)

A Loving Commemoration and Celebration of Life: An Afternoon of Remembrance for those lost to Alzheimer’s or Other Dementias

upcoming dates: Jan 22, 2023 on Zoom or In-Person at HeartLight Center
start time: 2pm (PT) / 3pm (MST)/ 4pm (CT)/ 5pm (EST)

The loss of loved ones to Alzheimer’s or other dementias creates a unique grief process. HeartLight Center has created a program that offers a safe and supportive environment in which to share and learn, to look back and look ahead. We hope you will join us in caring for yourself as you remember and reflect.

Come be a part of a very special gathering for those who have lost beloveds to Alzheimer’s and other dementias. Come share stories of love and support and mementos of your loved ones in a community of comfort. This time will be filled with stories and treasured reflections that honor the memory of our loved ones. Please bring a treasured object that reminds you of your loved one. If you wish, you may also bring a photo of your loved one.

Join us in person at the HeartLight Center, or virtually on Zoom!

Registration required. Space is limited.

Co-Sponsored by Cherie Karo Schwartz, in Loving Memory of Larry Schwartz 

New Beginnings – 6 session group for Loss of a Spouse

with Les McCarroll

The days, weeks and months following the loss of a spouse or partner may be filled with many unexpected and challenging struggles. Within the first year these may seem impossible to cope with. In this group you will be invited to partake in discussions and doable tasks to help create a sense of movement and purpose, including reflections and activities between sessions. The 6 interactive meetings will deal with many of the difficult topics that arise during the first year after the loss of a spouse/partner. 

Tuesdays, Jan 31, Feb 7, Feb 14, Feb 21, Feb 28 and Mar 7 4-5:30pm at HeartLight Center

Grief Resources

Our professional support network can connect you to the resources that will meet your needs.