Compassionate Grief Support

Grief Service & Support

Hospice of Amador & Calaveras offers grief support and services for both patients and their families, as well as the community at large, regardless of whether a person has a family member on hospice services. Our programs and resources are designed to help people cope with the death and dying process through a variety of channels, from one-on-one support to children and adults, to group classes for adults, and reading material. We also make referrals to appropriate websites, community agencies and local organizations, as needed.

If you or someone you know is are having suicidal thoughts, please call one of the numbers below:

For Hospice Patients’ Families:

Following the death of a loved one, Hospice of Amador & Calaveras offers a 12-week grief support program to the bereaved, to help them through the process of grieving and emotional healing. This program includes individual counseling, family meetings, support groups, home visits, cards and literature packets, and telephone contacts. Trained volunteers and grief counselors facilitate our services – provided for adults, adolescents and children. 

To learn more about any of our Grief Support services please call our Chaplain: 209-223-5500.


For Everyone in the Community:

Hospice Bereavement Support Groups:
Bereavement services are available to everyone in the community, and there is no fee. Please visit our Community and Grief Support Groups page for details.

VIEW Printable Hospice Support Groups Flyer (PDF)

Other Resources:
The links below provide information variety of topics, from processing grief, to inspirational stories, exercises and books that address the very complex topic of grieving. Feel free to print, or bookmark this page to access at any time.

Sutter Health
Dignity Health