Grief and Loss Support Groups

If you are interested in a one of our support groups, you can contact us by phone at 780-454-1194, email us at info@jfse.org. We will get back to you within two business days.

Roads to Healing

2-hour introductory meeting

Roads to Healing, is a presentation on Grief and Loss. This introductory presentation explores common experiences and aspects of grief. Participants learn basic tools for self-care and how best to support themselves through this deeply painful time.  This is a no-charge introductory session for individuals.

 Organizations, Corporations & Centers

Roads to Healing can also be a stand-alone presentation for organizations, corporations, and groups, tuned to their specific needs and interests like memorial centers, educational institutes, senior centers, health practitioners, caregivers and other services working with people who are grieving, and educational institutes. Roads to Healing can be booked by calling us at (780) 454-1194.

Navigating the Rivers of Grief and Loss

7- session course

Navigating the Rivers of Grief is a continuation of Roads to Healing. Participants explore their grief experience through sharing, exercises, and mindfulness practice. This is a closed group where participants agree to commit to attending all sessions, as this greatly supports group cohesion and individual process. 

This series is offered on a donation basis.

Finding Meaning, Finding Me (Level II)

8-session series

Finding Meaning, Finding Me (Level II), is a continuation of Navigating the Rivers of Grief and Loss. It is an 8-session series that deeply explores our individual journey through grief, finding meaning in the loss, grief, and a new sense of who and what I am without my loved one.

The fee for this series are 30$ per session. Where there is difficulty in managing our fee, we can offer our groups on a sliding scale, which means that the amount you pay is aligned with your annual income and family size.

Moving Forward Past Grief; Turning Loss into a Gift. (Level III) 

Moving Forward Past Grief; Turning Loss into a Gift. (Level III) is a new series and continuation of Finding Meaning Finding Me. This course is about turning loss into a gift. Loss becomes a gift when we give our newly found meaning to others, to the world, and firstly, to ourselves. 

The fee for this series are 30$ per session. Where there is difficulty in managing our fee, we can offer our groups on a sliding scale, which means that the amount you pay is aligned with your annual income and family size.