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Virtual Programs

for Grief Support


Grief Support Groups

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Welcome to HeartLight Center

We’re so glad you’re 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 connection and hope.

HeartLight offers virtual and in person grief support groups, workshops, seminars and resources for individuals and organizations. People come to HeartLight Center to find understanding, shared experiences, authentic friendships and support.

We welcome you to join any program that may be helpful for you, no matter where you are on your grief journey.

Facing the Mourning
4-Week Support Group

An interactive support group designed to help with the grieving process by using visual and thought-provoking tools. During these four sessions, the participants share their story, build memorials, compose letters, write in journals and develop goals with milestones. Designed for all types of losses, individuals and family members.

Join a Monthly Grief Support Group

Heart Light Center kindly requests that you register for virtual 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.

Loss of a Parent(s)
Support Group

An ongoing support group for those who have experienced the death of a parent(s). Meets the 1st Monday of the month at 6pm (PT)/7pm (MST)/8pm (CT)/9pm (EST).

General Grief Group
Growing Through Grief

This ongoing support group is open to anyone who has experienced a death. We will spend time learning about the grief process and connecting with others. This can be a helpful group if you are newly bereaved and/or new to HeartLight, but is open to all at any point on your grief journey.

Meets the 1st Wednesday of the month at
6pm (PT)/7pm (MST)/8pm (CT)/9pm (EST), and on the and 3rd Tuesday of the month at 3pm (PT)/4pm (MST)/5pm (CT)/6pm (EST).

Suicide Loss Grief Support

This ongoing support group is open to adults who have experienced a loss due to suicide.

Meets the second Thursday of the month 
6pm (PT)/7pm (MST) / 8pm (CT) / 9pm (MST)

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 6pm (PT)/7pm (MST)/8pm (CT)/9pm (EST).

Loss of a Child Support & Book Club

A peer support group for bereaved parents, grandparents, and caregivers who have experienced the death of a child at any age and for any reason. We will connect about different books and topics specific to loss of a child. You are invited whether you’ve read the book or not. Meets the 1st Thursday of the month at 4pm (PT) / 5pm (MST) / 6pm (CT) / 7pm (EST) on Zoom.

LGBTQ+ Grief Support Group

This group is specifically for members of the LGBTQIA+ community who are grieving the loss of a loved one, whether that’s a friend, family member, or a member of found family. Discussions of grief in this group will also include challenges related to grieving as an LGBTQIA+ individual. Meets the 2nd Monday of each month starting November 2023, 4pm-5:30pm (PT)/ 5-6:30pm (MST)/ 6-7:30pm (CT)/ 7-8:30pm (EST) on Zoom.

Not Seeing What You Are Looking For?

As we continue to work on our programming growth, we want to hear about what you are looking for. If you have a specific request, any questions or would like more information, please contact us!

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First Steps:

A Comprehensive Guide to Financial Matters After Death

Receive support for the financial and practical tasks that follow a death loss.

Workbooks and Free Virtual Seminars

Shane Phillips, author of First Steps: A Comprehensive Guide To Financial Matters After A Death, joins us for presentations around practical matters after death. Bringing you information and tools needed for handling financial matters, understanding what documents you’ll need and how to get them, closing accounts and filing claims, Shane will support you with sifting through what can be an overwhelming process into more doable tasks.

Jenn Flaum, LCSW, MBA Executive Director

First Steps Workbook is full of checklists, tips, and other resources that are helpful to a person dealing with a descendants financial matters.

Jenn Flaum, LCSW, MBA Executive Director

First Steps Seminars connect you directly with Shane to get your individual questions answered.

Upcoming Workshops

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

Fall Sacred Grief Circle

with Ariela HaLevi of SoulCentered

Through time-honored practices and traditions, ceremony and the lens of the natural world, we will encourage a newfound resilience that increases our desire to embrace our emerging selves, and experience the dance of soul and spirit that is our essence. Steeped in ritual and guided by Ariela’s channeling from the Divine Feminine and her Guides (alongside your own team of loving supporters), this Sacred Grief Circle is an intimate workshop gathering, meeting for a 90-minute session. Together you will follow the Seven Directions of the ancient Wisdom Wheel – a Native American map – as your guide to exploring the journey of grief.

Meeting Tuesday, October 3rd on Zoom, 5pm (PT)/ 6pm (MST)/ 7pm (CT)/ 8pm (EST)

Cost: $35

Registration is required.

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Tending to Your Grief with Yoga

with Alexi Neal

Together, we will use gentle yoga postures and breathing practices to honor and care for your mind, body and soul as you navigate living life with loss. This workshop is about connecting our emotions with our physical body and holding space for our grief . This workshop is welcoming of all past and new participants. No prior yoga experience required. If joining in-person, please bring a yoga mat or towel to use during the workshop.

Meeting Sunday, Oct 8th, you may join either at HeartLight Center or on Zoom

8am (PT)/ 9am (MST)/ 10am (CT)/ 11am (EST)

Cost: $25

Registration is required.

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Continuing Bonds 2-part Program

with Ariela HaLevi of SoulCentered

You have had a loss, and whether it was last week or ten years ago, the desire to connect and continue the relationship never dies. Love never dies.

Join Ariela HaLevi, Shamanic Energy Healer, as we explore the healing journey to connect to the spark of your loved one and reignite the spark inside of you.

This two part series is a holistic approach to connecting to your loved ones on the other side as you journey through loss. During this program we will explore what it means to holistically heal, learn practical pathways to continue the bond with your loved ones and your ancestors, and receive the comfort, support, and guidance you need, not to move on from your loss and your grief, but to move forward in real connection and fully live your life.

Workshop Dates: Tuesday October 24th & Tuesday November 7th  5pm (PT)/ 6pm (MST)/ 7pm (CT)/ 8pm (EST)

Cost: $50.

Registration is required.

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Essentially Grieving: Prioritizing Life After Loss

with Maury & Sarah

Using Greg McKeown’s book Essentialism as a framework, this workshop is about prioritizing the overwhelming “to dos” after a significant loss and getting the right things done with the time and energy we have. By applying a more selective criteria for what our top priorities are, this allows bereaved individuals to regain a sense of control and makes some of the first steps after loss more manageable. A helpful workshop for those who are newly bereaved or those who are feeling stuck in their grief.

Suggested Donation: $15. Registration is required.

upcoming dates: Thurs. Nov 9th

time: 3-4:30pm (PT)/4-5:30pm (MST)/5-6:30pm (CT)/ 6-7:30pm (EST)

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Educational Signature Series

Upcoming Presenter Lineup

Dr. Jason Troyer has spent time in the field of psychology and counseling, teaching at universities, and working with funeral homes and cemeteries. 

Coming January 2024!

Matt “Griff” Griffin is the author of Journey to Midnight, a memoir about his journey. A father, former Navy Special Forces Rescue Swimmer, law enforcement officer, an undercover cop, no is a national speaker, mentor and consultant who wants to change the culture around mental health, PTSD, compassion fatigue and burnout, addiction and suicide.

Coming April 2024!

Regardless of our race, gender, religion, location, and privilege – dying is not an option. But how we access safe, culturally-sensitive support and care is. Join this special panel discussion with professionals from PAUSE.

Coming August 2024!

More details coming soon!

Grief Resources

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