Children’s Bereavement

Groups

Children Coping with Loss and Grief Group

This is a therapy group for children under age 18 who have experienced stressful life events. Must be a patient of Unity Health System

Meeting Details

  • Location: Call for information
  • Time: Call for information
  • Fee: Covered by many insurances. Sliding payment fee may be available.
  • Facilitation: Professional Therapists
  • Eligibility: Children ages 18 and younger. Must be a patient of Unity Health. Requires an initial assessment.

Contact Information

James Meyer, Ph.D., CGP, Greece Campus 368-6705 , Carol Tichenor, Greece Campus 368-6712, John Mele, MS.Ed., St. Mary’s Campus 368-8580, Sue Stuckless, St. Mary’s Campus 368-6517, Jay Pruiett, LSMS, Evelyn Brandon Campus 368-6900, Mary Warchocki, Evelyn Brandon Campus 368-6929,

Groups at Greece Campus (100 Pinewild Dr.), St. Mary’s Campus (835 W. Main Street, Rochester and Evelyn Brandon (81 Lake Avenue, Rochester)

Sponsored by: Unity Health System

 

Coping with Loss Group

This professional therapy group seeks to reduce depressive and anxiety symptoms, and promote acceptance.

Meeting Details

  • Location: Call for information
  • Time: Call for information
  • Fee: Call for information
  • Facilitation: Professional therapist
  • Eligibility: For children having difficulty adjusting due to significant losses in their lives, such as death of a loved one or loss of physical functioning.

Contact Information

James Meyer, 368-6750 or 368-6700

100 Pinewild Drive Rochester, NY 14606

Sponsored by: Unity Health Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

 

Infant Loss Support Group

The group is for families who have experienced a loss through miscarriage, stillbirth or early infant death. It provides an opportunity for healing through sharing with others in similar situations. Group meets as needed.

Meeting Details

  • Location: Family Wellness Center/Lakeside Memorial Hospital, 156 West Avenue, Brockport, NY
  • Time: Group meets as needed
  • Fee: No fee
  • Facilitation: Professionally facilitated
  • Eligibility: For families who have experienced a loss through miscarriage, stillbirth or early infant death.

Contact Information

Obstetrics Department, 395-6045, No e-mail available

156 West Avenue Brockport, NY 14420

Sponsored by: Lakeside Memorial Hospital

 

SIDS Alliance, Greater Rochester Affiliate

Offers support for those who have experienced sudden or unexpected death of an infant or pregnancy loss. Offers support for those who have experienced sudden or unexpected death of an infant or pregnancy loss.

Meeting Details

  • Location: Edgewood Free Methodist Church, 250 Edgewood Avenue, Rochester NY 14618
  • Time: First Tuesdays of every month; 7:00-9:00 PM
  • Fee: No fee
  • Facilitation: Member facilitators
  • Eligibility: For those who have experienced the sudden and unexpected death of an infant or pregnancy loss.

Contact Information

No specific contact person, 234-3481, No e-mail available

Sponsored by: SIDS Alliance, Greater Rochester Affiliate