Grief Support

Grief is unique to every individual. During this time of grief, you may find your roles and routines changing.

Hospice of Wichita Falls is available to assist you on your journey of grief. We offer a variety of bereavement services to families, caregivers, and community members at no cost. Our support team consists of Social Workers, Licensed Professional Counselors, Chaplains, and Bereavement staff.

Counseling – Individual and Family counseling is available by our Licensed Professional Counselors.

Written ResourcesA variety of pamphlets are available free of charge. A lending library is also available for you to check out a book that can assist you on your grief journey.

Time of Remembrance Services provide families with an opportunity to remember their loved one. All events will be at 6:30 pm.

April 12, 2022 Easter Service

August 2, 2022 Summer Service

December 6, 2022 Winter Service

Coping with Grief – 4 Week Grief Support Group Sessions  These sessions focus on education and cover topics such as managing new roles in the household, taking care of yourself, as well as other grief related issues. 

Mondays 5:30 – 6:30 pm

November 7 – November 28

Mondays 12:00 noon – 1:00 pm

June 6 – June 27

Wednesday Noon Zoom Group takes place every Wednesday from 12:00 Noon to 1:00 pm via Zoom. We welcome you to attend and learn from others who are also coping with a similar loss. If you would like to join our group please contact Joan Pruitt at 940-691-0982, ext. 8656.

Wings of Hope is a support group for grieving parents and grandparents. This group meets the 1st Thursday of every month from 5:30-6:30 pm in the Hospice of Wichita Falls Homecare Administration Wing. Please register below or for information call Joan Pruitt at 940-691-0982, ext. 8656.

COVID Loss Support Group meets weekly for 6-weeks beginning Thursday, April 21 – May 26 from 6:00 – 7:00 pm at The Circle at Hospice of Wichita Falls. This group provides a safe place for those mourning a loss due to COVID-19. You will have the opportunity to meet other survivors and share your feelings/experiences as you choose. For more information please contact Sheryl at 940-691-0982, ext. 4613.

‘Moving Forward’ Art Support Group Don’t be held back by your grief. Join us as we show you ways to use art to move forward. This group meets the 1st Tuesday of each month from 1:00-3:00 pm. For more information call 940-691-0982.

Rainbow Bridge Memorial Service A special memorial service for our pets who have crossed over the rainbow bridge. Join us as we paint and personalize a rock in tribute of your pet that you can take home to honor their memory throughout the year. This special memorial service is hosted by our Children’s Programs and will be held on Friday, June 3, 2022, from 10:00 am -12:00 pm at Hospice of Wichita Falls. Please register below at which time you will have the option to upload a photo of your pet. Children, teens, and their families are welcome! For more information call Michaela at 940-691-0982.

Grief Support Group Registration Form

Children’s Grief Programs

Building Bridges

Building Bridges is a support service for children and teens. This program is offered twice a year for those in kindergarten through 12th grade. Each session is a one night a week meeting for a duration of six weeks. Building Bridges offers emotional support to grieving children, teens and their families who have experienced loss through death of someone significant in their lives.

Click here to read more about Building Bridges or to register.

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Camp Grin Again is offered each summer to children ages from pre-kindergarten through 8th grade. It is a day camp where children are encouraged to express their feelings and share their experience in a safe environment. In both of these programs, children will participate in activities to help them grow and develop life-long coping skills.

Click here to read more about Camp Grin Again or to register.