Grief Support Services

We Can Help

For loved ones of patients and for the entire community, grief support staff and volunteers understand that each person’s reaction to grief is unique.  Sometimes, it might be difficult to find people who are willing to listen to our hurt in a nonjudgmental and comforting way. We are able to provide extra support in addition to your existing support system.


We can help.  Our staff and volunteers provide: 

  • Private, confidential grief support visits in person or by phone

  • Written materials and on-line resources specific to your unique needs

  • Referrals for local counselors who work with grief and loss

  • Free community support groups and classes


Creative Arts Gatherings

We invite you to embark on a healing art journey at our monthly Creative Arts Gatherings workshops.  This open group meets one Saturday of each month. These free creative arts workshops are open to any who are morning the death of a loved one.  (No artistic experience required) 

To register, please call Gretchen or Julia at

(707) 267-9801

or register below.


Saturday Morning Slipper Club

Meets Saturday mornings from 9:00 a.m.- 10:30 a.m. at Hospice of Humboldt Grief Support Center.  Coffee, tea, games, solitude, activities of your choosing.  Nothing planned, just a nice place to come as you are for a friendly start to your weekend. 

Drop-ins always welcome.  


Young Adult Grief Support Group

Meets Wednesdays from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Chapel of the Redwoods at Hospice of Humboldt. This weekly group offers a safe space to find support from a community of

20- and 30-somethings who understand the unique challenges to the grieving process for young adults. 

Grief Support Group

for Teens

Teens from ages 13 to 19 who have experienced the death of someone can participate in these periodic support groups provided by Hospice of Humboldt’s Grief Support Services.  These groups are offered periodically, based on need.   Groups typically meet from 6 to 8 weeks and meeting times may vary.  Please call Grief Support Services for more information:  707- 267-9801

Introduction to Grief & Self-Care

People process grief in different ways, but everyone experiences grief in some form.  This free workshop is designed to help professionals who work in high loss environments or anyone wanting to understand the grief process.  This workshop is offered periodically and takes place in the Hospice of Humboldt conference room.  Please call Grief Support Services for more information:  707-267-9801  


Drop-in Grief Support Groups

Drop-in Grief Support Groups are a great opportunity to meet others with whom you can exchange emotional support and ideas on coping with the death of a loved one. Open to the public, free of charge.  See drop-in schedule below. Please call Grief Support Services to confirm schedule before attending: 707-267-9801

Drop-in Community Support Groups


Arcata: 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

Umpqua Bank

Upstairs- use rear entrance

1063 G St.



Eureka: 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. 

Hospice of Humboldt 

Grief Support Entrance

3327 Timber Fall Ct


Eureka: 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Young Adult Grief Group

Chapel of the Redwoods at  Hospice of Humboldt

3327 Timber Fall Court

Fortuna: 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

Sequoia Springs Senior Living

2401 Redwood Way


3:30-5:00 p.m.

Wholistic Heartbeat

1660 Central Ave, Suite A


Eureka: 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.

Hospice of Humboldt 

Grief Support Entrance

3327 Timber Fall Court



Eureka:  9:00 - 10:30 a.m.

Slipper Club

Hospice of Humboldt 

Grief Support Entrance

3327 Timber Fall Court