HOPE Connection, Inc. (Bereavement Groups)

MOURNING THE LOSS OF A LOVED ONE?
There's hope. We will see you through

THE HOPE Connection, Inc.
for Bereavement, Loss and Transition

Valley Beth Shalom
15739 Ventura Boulevard, Encino 91436
All groups are led by licensed therapists.

 

Tuesday Night: Death of a Parent Group
Bereavement support for adult children whose suffered the death of a parent. This group is facilitated in 8-week series. This group provides individuals a safe place to share and heal their grief.
7:00-8:30 pm
Call to make an appointment for an orientation.

Thursday Night: Widow/Widower Support Groups
Bereavement support is offered to widows and widowers for the first two years of their loss. 
Four groups are offered based upon the number of months from the death of a loved one.
6:30 p.m. - Orientation
7:00-7:30 p.m.- Coffee and social time and announcements
7:30 - 9:00 p.m. - Group Meeting
Call to make an appointment for an orientation.

Thursday Night: New Beginnings Alumni Group
This group is offered only for individuals who have completed the 2 year bereavement groups offered by HOPE Connection. The New Beginnings group assists individuals to discuss and transition into their new role as a "single" and sometimes as a new couple.  Issues discussed might include:  family and friend relationships, dating, the life of a single person, changing values and beliefs, spirituality, grief issues that get activated and how to create a healthy, functional life after grieving the death of a spouse.  This is a place to problem solve life's ongoing struggles, share life's joys and continue to feel connected.
7:00-7:30 p.m.- Coffee and social time and announcements 
7:30 - 9:00 p.m. - Group Meeting 
Call to make an appointment for an orientation.

Additional programs
HOPE Connection, Inc.
Wilshire Boulevard Temple
11661 W. Olympic Boulevard, West Los Angeles (N/E corner Barrington/Olympic)

Tuesdays: Widow/Widower Support Group
Bereavement support is offered to widows and widowers for the first two years of their loss. Four groups are offered based upon the number of months from the death of a loved one and are facilitated by licensed therapists.
7:00 p.m. - Orientation
7:00-7:30 p.m.- Coffee and social time
7:30 - 9:00 p.m. - Group Meeting

Tuesdays: New Beginnings Alumni Support Group
This group is offered only for individuals who have completed the 2 year bereavement groups offered by HOPE Connection. The New Beginnings group assists individuals to discuss and transition into their new role as a "single" and sometimes as a new couple.  Issues discussed might include:  family and friend relationships, dating, the life of a single person, changing values and beliefs, spirituality, grief issues that get activated and how to create a healthy, functional life after grieving the death of a spouse.  This is a place to problem solve life's ongoing struggles, share life's joys and continue to feel connected.
7:00-7:30 p.m.- Coffee and social time and announcements 
7:30 - 9:00 p.m. - Group Meeting
Call to make an appointment for an orientation.

Monday: Death of a Parent Group
Bereavement support for adult children whose suffered the death of a parent. This group is facilitated in 8-week series. This group gives individuals a safe place to share and heal their grief.
7:00-8:30 p.m. Group Meeting 
Call to schedule a one-time orientation meeting.

Fees and Orientation: One time only orientation fee for all groups $50
It is necessary to call in advance to schedule a one-time orientation for all groups.

Fee for each group is $30 per session. Other arrangements can be discussed if needed.

Non-profit and non-denominational

For information, schedules and fees, please contact us:

(818) 788 - HOPE (4673)
     www.hopegroups.org