All support groups, unless otherwise noted, meet at the Jenna Druck Center, 2820 Roosevelt Road, Suite 200, San Diego, 92106. The groups are led by facilitators from the Center’s Families Helping Families program. To reserve your seat and for more information, call 619-294-8000 or email email@example.com.
Healing Your Life After a Loss
6:30-8 p.m.; 3rd Thursday each month
Join facilitator LaVon “Vonnie” Switzer in this group, open to all who have lost a loved one and seek support on their journey. Join us to learn about grief and how to navigate life after a loss.
Mom’s Support Group
10 a.m.-noon; First Saturday of each month
Join our Facilitators Denise Hankins and Helen Redman in this special group of mothers living with the loss of a child. This group provides a safe and supportive community where those who attend truly understand each other's pain and loss.
Violent Loss Support Group
6:30-8 p.m; 4th Tuesday each month
Join facilitators Dayna Herroz and Susan Brondell in this supportive group of peers in a safe and gentle environment for exploring the variety of issues unique to violent loss. Violent loss includes but is not limited to homicide, suicide, car accidents and tragic accidents.
Parent’s Support Group
6:30-8 p.m.; Thursdays each month (except for the 3rd Thursday)
Join our circle of parents and one of our trained peer facilitators from our experienced team who come together each week to support one another after the tragic loss of a child.
Children's Expression Session
6:30-8 p.m.; 2nd Tuesday and 4th Thursday each month
Join our facilitators Rachel Hall and Collene Gaugh in this safe, supportive, creative environment. Each session, children are given the opportunity to heal through a shared art project and conversation. This group is open to children ages 5-11.
Teen Support Group
6:30-8 p.m.; 4th Thursday each month
Join facilitator Rochelle Perper, Ph.D., in this experiential group where teens, ages 12 -18, who have experienced the loss of a loved one, come together with their peers and participate in writing, art and conversation to assist with the process of grief and loss.
More Bereavement Support Groups
- Sharp HealthCare also offers bereavement support groups. Click here for information.