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Open Support Group (May)

Community Hospice & Palliative Care Locations: Jacksonville, Lake City, Gainesville and surrounding areas.
May 01 @ 08:00 AM - May 30 @ 05:00 PM

Grieving the death of a loved one is never easy, but support from others and sharing your loss can lessen the burden. To help you, Community Hospice & Palliative Care conducts open bereavement support groups throughout the year.

These support groups create a safe and comfortable environment where you can share with others who are grieving. Led by our trained bereavement counselors, these sessions are ongoing and available to anyone who has experienced a loss.

This group meet one to two times a month depending on it's location.  Please note below the locations, dates and times offered or you  may also Click here.

Please call the Bereavement Counselor listed at the location before attending your first session.


ST JOHNS COUNTY   Bailey Family Center for Caring  

2nd and 4th Thursday, 2:30 - 4 PM  Karen Painter, LMHC    904-407-6589


ARLINGTON/BEACHES   Community Hospice McGraw Center for Caring  

2nd and 4th Mondays   10 - 11:30 AM  Angela Atkins, LMHC   904-407-5860


MANDARIN/SOUTHSIDE   Community Hospice Nevaiser Educational Institute

1st and 3rd Mondays  11 - 12:30 PM   Concetta Hillman, LCSW, ACHP-SW   904-407-6191



1st Tuesdays  1 - 2 PM   Karen Painter, LMHC   904-407-6589


FERNANDINA BEACH/NASSAU COUNTY   Nassau County Council on Aging

1st and 3rd Tuesdays  10 - 11:30 AM   Byron Beall, LCSW   904-407-6811


GAINESVILLE/ALACHUA COUNTY   Community Hospice & Palliative Care office

4th Thursdays  3 - 4:30 PM   Byron Beall, LCSW   904-407-6811