Support Groups

Our professionally trained Bereavement Specialists and Volunteer Peer Support Facilitators are dedicated to helping those who are grieving while adjusting to the death of a loved one.

May 2018 Support Groups Calendar

Grief Support for All Ages

We support people of all ages through serious illness and grief to find and regain hope.

The Center for Compassionate Care has been created to centralize programs and services offered to children, families and individuals coping with the death of a loved one of any age. A variety of counseling and support group options are available to the community-at-large, throughout San Diego County and South Riverside County.

Support Groups

General Grief and Loss Groups
Find comfort and support in a community of adults experiencing grief, due to the death of a loved one. Our general groups include a diverse mix of ages, genders, relationships, and situations, while sharing in common the experience of loss.  All are welcome! Please click on the forms below to print and complete them before attending group.
Support Group Registration Form
Support Group Consent Form
Notice of Privacy Practices
Escondido

1st and 3rd Thursday every month, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Location Map It Center for Compassionate Care of The Elizabeth Hospice, 930 Canterbury Place, Escondido, CA 92025


San Diego

1st and 3rd Thursday every month, 10:00 am to 11:30 am

Location Map it The Elizabeth Hospice, 2525 S Camino Del Rio Ste. 160, San Diego, CA 92108


Carlsbad

1st and 3rd Tuesday every month, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Location Map it The Elizabeth Hospice, 5938 Priestly Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92008


Temecula

1st and 3rd Wednesday every month, 6:00 PM. – 7:30 PM

Location Map it The Elizabeth Hospice, 27720 Jefferson Ave. Ste. 200, Temecula, CA 92590


First time attendees, please call our office at (800) 797-2050, to confirm date, time, and location.
Lullabies Lost Support Group
Support for parents and grandparents grieving the death of their baby from any means including miscarriage, stillbirth, infant death, disease, medical termination, and S.I.D.S.

2nd and 4th Tuesday every month, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Location Map It Center for Compassionate Care of the Elizabeth Hospice, 930 Canterbury Place, Escondido, CA 92025

Child Loss Support Groups
Carlsbad

2nd and 4th Wednesday every month, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Location Map it
The Elizabeth Hospice, 5938 Priestly Drive, Ste. 103, Carlsbad, CA 92008


San Diego

2nd and 4th Thursday every month, 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Location Map it
The Elizabeth Hospice, 2525 Camino del Rio South, Ste. 160, San Diego, CA 92108

Parent Loss Support Group
San Diego

1st and 3rd Wednesday every month, 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Location Map it
The Elizabeth Hospice, 2525 Camion del Rio South, Ste. 160, San Diego, CA 92108

Spouse Loss Support Group
San Diego

Every Tuesday, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Location Map it
The Elizabeth Hospice, 2525 Camion del Rio South, Ste. 160, San Diego, CA 92108

On-Campus Student Grief Support Groups
Grief counseling is available upon request for Elementary, Middle, High Schools, and Colleges. To learn more, please call our Counseling Department at (800) 797-2050.
Children, Teens and Those Who Love Them
Littles (ages 5-7) and Concurrent Adult Group

For information please call 760-796-3705


Elementary Age (ages 6-12) and Concurrent Adult Group

For information please call 760-796-3705


Teens (ages 13-17) and Concurrent Adult Group

For information please call 760-796-3705


Caregiver Support Groups
  For caregivers of persons with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia, who are either living at home or have been placed outside the home. Participation is free.
It’s a place to:
  • Exchange practical information on caregiving problems and possible solutions
  • Talk through challenges and ways of coping
  • Share feelings, needs and concerns
  • Learn about resources available in your community

  Caregiver Support (For adults with family members who have Alzheimer’s or related dementia)

2nd Wednesday every month, 6:00 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.

Location Map it ActivCare 4S Ranch 10603 Rancho Bernardo Rd, San Diego, CA 92127


First time attendees, please call our office at (800) 797-2050, to confirm date, time, and location.