Grief Support Groups

Support groups provide a safe place to explore and express your grief in a comfortable setting and connect with others who have experienced loss.

We offer daytime and evening grief support. All our groups are led by our professional grief counselors and are free to attend unless otherwise noted. Many of our sessions are now held in-person (note the description for each group). If COVID-19 cases increase, we will notify participants regarding updated precautions and guidelines.
Registration is required for all groups, please complete the registration form at the bottom of this page.

Once you have submitted the form, a member of the Pathways Grief Support team will reach out to confirm your reservation.
For more information, contact Pathways for Grief and Loss at 970.663.3500 or bereavement@pathways-care.org.

Support groups provide a safe place to explore and express your grief in a comfortable setting and connect with others who have experienced loss.

We offer daytime and evening grief support. All our groups are led by our professional grief counselors and are free to attend unless otherwise noted. Most of our sessions are now held in-person (note the description for each group). If COVID-19 cases increase, we will notify participants regarding updated precautions and guidelines. For more information, contact Pathways for Grief and Loss at 970-663-3500 or bereavement@pathways-care.org

Group Registration

Registration is required for all support groups. Please complete the registration form at the bottom of this page. A member of the Pathways Grief Support team will contact you to confirm your reservation.

Group Donations

Pathways is a mission driven non-profit organization offering a nationally recognized grief and loss program. We would greatly appreciate a $10 per group donation to help keep our programs available to all those who are grieving.

Grief Support Events

Throughout the year, we also offer a variety of Grief Support Special Events. Use the button below to see our current schedule.

Grief Support Group Registration

Registration is required for all support groups. Please complete the registration form at the bottom of this page. A member of the Pathways Grief Support team will contact you to confirm your reservation.

Grief Support Events

Throughout the year, we also offer a variety of Grief Support Special Events. Use the button below to see our current schedule.

Adult Support Groups

Living With Loss

Meets in person
the first four Thursdays of the month
January 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

November 3rd, 10th, December 1st, 8th 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

This support group is for anyone coping with the loss of a loved one. Attendance at all four sessions is required. The cost is $60 (Pathways Hospice family members – please call for more information).

Caregiver Support Group

Meets in person the second Tuesday of the month

(November 8th, December 13th, January 10th) 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Caring for an ill loved one is one of the hardest jobs in the world. Join us to build strength through support and connection with others in similar situations.

On Our Own

Meets in person on the second Wednesday of the month (afternoon & evening sessions)

(November 9th, December 14th, January 11th)
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. & 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
A widowed person’s discussion group. This ongoing group offers an opportunity to find practical guidance and hope after experiencing the death of a spouse.

Men’s Support Group

Meets in person the first Wednesday of the month

(December 7th, January 4th)
6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
This discussion group is for men who have experienced loss and will address men’s issues when grieving.

Art Journaling
for Healing

Meets in person the first Wednesday of the month

(December 7th, January 4th)
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
This group is for adults grieving or coping with serious illness that would like to explore using art and writing as a process of self discovery and healing. Please have your own journal and materials ready for the online group session or reach out to Pathways if you would like us to send you a journal to use.

Healing Hearts

Meets in person the third Wednesday of the month

(November 16th, December 21st, January 18th)
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
This group offers art therapy for adults grieving or coping with serious illness who are needing to create more self-care in their lives. No previous art making experience required.

Virtual Caregiver Support & Community Group

Meets VIRTUALLY the 1st & 3rd Tuesday of the month

(December 6, January 3)
or
(November 15, December 20, January 17) 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Caring for an ill loved one is one of the hardest jobs in the world. This group is designed to help you build strength through support and connection with others in similar situations.
Note: This virtual group is being co-sponsored by Pathways, Colorado Visiting Nurse Association (CVNA), The Denver Hospice, and Pikes Peak Hospice & Palliative Care (registration is via the CVNA website).

Yoga for Grief

2nd & 4th Wednesday of every month
4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Join us as we come together in community to share our stories, support one another, move together and explore mindful ways to process through grief emotions. This is an all-levels practice that will incorporate breath work, yoga movement, and guided meditation.

We will offer a hybrid, online option for anyone who would like to attend and does not live in Northern Colorado.

Note: This group is being co-sponsored by Pathways and Colorado Visiting Nurse Association (CVNA) registration is via the CVNA website.

Art Journaling Intensive

Meets in person
the first four Fridays in May
(May 6th, 13th, 20th, and 27th)
3:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

 

Fee: $40 per person
Registration REQUIRED by April 30th
In May, Pathways will be offering a closed, four-week group to facilitate a deeper dive into the art journaling process for ages 15 and up. Attendants are welcome to bring an existing journal to build upon or create a new one within the group. Those interested in learning more before registering are encouraged to attend a free, monthly drop-in session of Art Journaling for Healing.

Family Support Groups

Kids, Horses & Healing

Sunday, October 9th | 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

This group is a therapeutic riding retreat for bereaved children and teens as is a collaboration between Pathways and Hearts of Horses Therapeutic Riding Center in Loveland. Please call for more information (970-663-3500). Scholarships are available and registration is required. Space is limited, please register early. $80 per child.

Dia de los Muertos Art Therapy Workshop

Thursday, October 27th | 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Registration Required: Deadline is October 24th

Fees: $15 per individual, $45 for families (3 or more), children under 3 are free

Bilingual facilitator available in Spanish
Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is an important tradition in Hispanic culture and is celebrated worldwide on November 1st and 2nd. This holiday is dedicated to honoring the lives of those that have passed on. Pathways is offering art-based workshops for individuals and families of all ages to experience this tradition. This workshop will include opportunities to create a variety of memorial items and decorative ofrendas (offerings), just in time for the holiday! Information on the history and traditions of Dia de los Muertos will be offered. Attendees are encouraged to bring a photograph.

Camp HOPE

Saturday, July 16th | 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Pathways Camp HOPE is both fun and supportive. Kids will connect with other grieving kids, share their stories and find support through music, art, movement and games. Camp HOPE’s goal is to let kids express their feelings creatively, with lots of support. No charge, registration is required. Space is limited, please register early.