Support Programs & Local Help Groups

Helpful Support Programs 

There are a number of programs available to help promote the healing process.

 

This list of organizations has been compiled in the hope that it can be a resource to anyone working through the grief process. Additional information, counseling and support may be available to you through your faith community, or the hospital and/or hospice that served you. If you need further information, please contact us @ 410-676-4600

 

GRIEFSHARE GRIEF RECOVERY SUPPORT GROUPS

 

Griefshare Held at Bel Air United Methodist Church 
21 Linwood Ave Bel Air 21014 
Contact Lee Lederer 
Phone: 410-838-5181

 

Griefshare at Mountain Christian Church
1824 Mountain Road, Joppa, MD 21087 
Contact Mary Bach 
Phone: 410-877-1824 ext. 131

 

Griefshare at Mount Zion United Methodist Church 
1643 Churchville Road, Bel Air, MD 21015 
Contact Loraine Morgan 
Phone: 410-836-7641

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Griefshare at First Presbyterian Church
224 N. Main Street, Bel Air, Maryland 21014 
Contact Jeanne Colburn 
Phone: 410-838-5777

 

 

STANDING PROGRAMS

 

Addiction Support at Mountain Christian Church
1824 Mountain Road, Joppa 21087 
Contact Mary Bach 
Phone: 410-877-1824 ext. 131

 

Seasons Hospice and Palliative Care
Bereavement Support Group 
First Tuesday of each month 6:30 -8:30 PM 
133 N. Bridge Street--3rd Floor Harford Bank Bldg. 
Elkton, Maryland 21921 
(410) 392-4742 and ask for Joni or Molly

 

Taps (Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors)
This is an outreach program provided to survivors of Armed Forces Personnel who have died in the services of their country. There are workshops and seminars. A Good Grief Camp for children is a one day program offered regionally and nationally. More information 1-800-959-8277

 

Gilchrist Hospice Care 
Gilchrist Hospice is an extension of GBMC. They offer a variety of bereavement services that are open to the community.
Go to http://gilchristhospice.org/ And click on the Calendar of Events on the left menu bar. A brochure of their bereavement services will appear giving dates and location information. Or, you can call 443-849-8200.

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Stella Maris - Center for Grief and Loss
They also offer a variety of bereavement services.
Go to www.stellamarisinc.com on Resources on the left menu bar. A list of bereavement services will appear. They also provide several hand-outs of bereavement information, such as tips and things you should know. 
For more information call 410-252-4500 x.7291
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MADD Maryland (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) 
Offers Trained Victim Advocates, guidance through the judicial process, civil attorney referrals, insurance advocates, support groups and memorial programs
www.madd.org/local-offices/md/

 

The Compassionate Friends at Mountain Christian Church
A self-help group that offers friendship and support to any parent who has experienced the loss of a child. Also open to siblings and/or other immediate family members. 
Bel Air United Methodist Church 
21 Linwood Avenue 
Bel Air, MD 21014 
Meetings are held on the 3rd Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. in Room 125 
Use entrance around the back of the church 

 

Bereaved Parents of USA Baltimore Metroploitan Area, Inc.
For information call 410-321-7053

 

Amedisys Hospice of Greater Chesapeake 
Offers Support Group Programs for Widow/Widowers and Adults with Parental Loss 
“Pathways Through Grief” Held at First Presbyterian Church of Bel Air 
224 N. Main Street 
Bel Air, MD 21014 
Contact is Emma Pyle: 410-686-5635
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St. Ignatius Catholic Church 
533 Jarrettsville Rd., Forest Hill, Md. 21050 
Bereavement Group meets 1st, 3rd and 5th Monday at 7:00 PM 
Held in the parish center 
Contact is Kathleen Roberts at 410-838-2106

 

St.Ignatius Catholic Church
533 Jarrettsville Rd. Forest Hill, Md 21050 
Bereaved Parents of the USA, Harford County Chapter 
Meets Second Thursday at 7 pm 
Held in Parish Center 
Contact Daryl Lengyel at 410-838-0166 or Beth Hewett at 410-420-0133

 

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