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Bereavement Support Group

Open to patients and staff of the Mass General and Partners Healthcare community

What : This 8-week group is for people who have experienced the loss of a loved one within the past 18 months. Open to patients, employees, and their families.
When/Where : Please call for more information.
Contact : For any questions, to make a referral, or to schedule a pre-group assessment, please contact Carol McSheffrey, LICSW, at 617-724-5301( or Ellen McCarthy, LICSW at 617-724-8021 (

This group is offered by the Social Service Department

Update (5/20) This group will meet virtually using Zoom on Thursdays, June 4, 11, 18, 25, July 9, 16, 23, and 30 from 3 to 4:15pm. 

Club STAR: Sharing Together and Remembering

A bereavement support group for children and teens

What: This group is for children and teens in kindergarten through senior year of high school and their parent/caregiver who are grieving the death of a parent or sibling. The group provides opportunities to share experiences, create projects, and participate in memory making activities. There is a special group for parents/caregivers. This is a membership group, but new members are welcome at any time.
When: The group meets the 1st Wednesday of the month from October-June 5:30-7:30pm
Where: Massachusetts General Hospital, Yawkey Building
Contact: Please call Hillary D'Amato, CCLS at (617) 643-9276 or for more information or to register.

*Dinner and parking reimbursement are provided.

This group is offered by the MassGeneral Hospital for Children Child Life and the Social Service Departments.

Update (5/20) This group will resume in October 2020.



Revised 5/20

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