Local Healing Resources

Joliet Area Community Hospice
250 Water Stone Circle
Joliet, IL   60431
For information (815) 740-4104

Grief Share Support Group
First Assembly of God Church
Joliet, IL   60431
Thursdays, 6:30 p.m.
For information (815) 436-8200

Presence St. Joseph Medical Center
Perinatal Bereavement Group
   For support following: miscarriage, stillbirth, or death after birth.
   Second Monday of the month, 7:00 p.m.
   For information (815) 725-7133 ext. 3474
GRASP – Grief Recovery After Substance Passing
   Support for families who have lost a loved one to substance abuse.
   For information contact Lynne Holley 815-353-9939
Spiritual Care Department
333 North Madison Street, Joliet, IL 60435
For information (815) 725-7133 ext. 3474

Bereaved parents of Will County (formerly Compassionate Friends of the Greater Joliet Area)
Help Following the Loss of a Child                                                                                                                                                      Contact Sherri at (630) 248-3299  or email: bpusawillco@yahoo.com                                                                                                      Meeting info: 3rd Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m.                                                                                                                      Hope Lutheran Church, 305 E. Black Road, Shorewood, IL   60404

Tears Foundation of Illinois                                                                                                                                                                              Pregnancy and infant loss group

Minooka Community Building
121 McEvilly Rd, Minooka, IL 60447
Time: 6-8 p.m
Date: 2nd Monday of every month
Contact: Dianna Umphress by email at illinoischapter@thetearsfoundation.org

These meetings are open discussion support groups. Any bereaved parent is welcome to drop in.

L.O.S.S. (Loving Outreach to Survivors of Suicide)

Catholic Charities
St. Joseph Medical Center, Joliet, IL 60435                                                                                                                                                      Date: 3rd Wednesday of the month from 7-9 p.m.
For more information (800) 240-7011

Grundy Community Volunteer Hospice
Hospice Support Groups
Call for locations (815) 942-8525
Widows Bereavement (the butterfly group), 2nd Thursday of the month, 6-7:30 p.m., 
Cancer Support Group, 3rd Monday of the month, 7-8:30 p.m.,
1802 N. Division St. Suite 507, Morris, IL 60450
(Morris Business and Tech building)

Private grief counseling is also available through the Grundy Community Volunteer Hospice at no cost.  Printed information regarding bereavement and loss, and information regarding children and death is also available at no cost.

Aurora Vets Center
750 Shoreline Drive, Ste. 150 Aurora, IL 60504
For information 630-585-1853
Services are free to eligible Veterans and their families: Individual Counseling; Group Counseling; Benefits Information; Bereavement Counseling; and more services are available.