Groups for Adults

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When You’ve Lost a Baby

Always in my Heart Support Group

A support group for parents who have lost a baby through miscarriage, stillbirth, or infant death. Registration is not required. You are welcome to attend either or both meetings.

Evening Group

11406 Loma Linda Drive, Room 129A, Loma Linda, CA 92354
Enter through the South Entrance.
When: Second Monday of each month from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Contact: Cheri Moreno, 909-558-7261, cmoreno@llu.edu

Morning Group

11255 Mountain View Avenue, Suite 16, Loma Linda, CA 92354
South end of plaza.
When: Fourth Tuesday of each month from 9:30 - 11:00 a.m.

Empty Cradle

A support group of parents who have experienced the loss of a baby through miscarriage, stillbirth, or infant loss.

Riverside County Chapter, Mary Phillips Senior Center

41845 6th Street, Temecula, CA 92590
When: Second Wednesday of each month from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Central and East San Diego County Chapter, San Carlos United Methodist Church

6554 Cowles Mountain Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92119
When: Third Wednesday of each month from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Contact: 619-595-3887, www.emptycradle.org

Umbrella Ministries GriefShare

A support group for mothers who have experienced the loss of a baby and who need to be comforted or who wish to comfort others.

GriefShare, Desert Communities

Please call to confirm time and location.
Contact: Michele Paul, 760-775-0296


When You’ve Lost A Child

The Compassionate Friends

Support groups for parents who have lost a child of any age.

Morongo Basin Chapter, Hi-Desert Medical Center: Helen Gray Center

6601 White Feather Road
Joshua Tree, CA 92252

When: Second Wednesday of each month at 4:30 p.m.
Contact: Kristin Martin, 760-250-7295

Redlands Chapter, First Congregational Church

2 West Olive Street, Redlands, CA 92373
When: Third Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m.
Contact: 800-717-0373

Riverside Chapter, First Baptist Church Of Riverside

5500 Alessandro Boulevard, Riverside, CA 92506
When: Second Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m.
Contact: Kristan 951-265-3820

Victorville Chapter, Victor Valley Memorial Park & Mortuary

17150 C Street, Victorville, CA 92392
When: First Wednesday of each month from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Contact: Olga, 760-486-1212, English and Spanish

Umbrella Ministries GriefShare

GriefShare is a support group for mothers who have experienced the loss of a child and who need to be comforted or who wish to comfort others.

GriefShare, Desert Communities

Please call to confirm time and location.
Contact: Michele Paul, 760-775-0296


When You've Lost an Adult Loved One

Bereavement and Grief Support

Groups and workshops for those who have experienced the death of a loved one.

Grief Recovery

Loma Linda University Medical Center
11234 Anderson Street, Room 1125, Loma Linda, CA 92354
When: 7-week sessions begin on the first Monday of January, April,
July and October from 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. Registration required.
Contact: Nidia Wityczak-Leon, nwityczak-Leon@llu.edu, 909-558-4367

Grief Recovery Group

The Grove Community Church
19900 Grove Community Drive, Room B-10, Riverside, CA 92508
When: Weekly from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Contact: 951-571-9096

GriefShare

Trinity Church
1551 Reservoir Road, Redlands, CA 92374
When: Weekly from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Call to confirm.
Contact: www.trinityonline.org, 909-335-7333 x111

Immanuel Baptist Church
28355 East Baseline, Highland, CA 92346
When: Weekly for 13 weeks from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Contact: Tracy Johnson, 909-425-1777

Hemet Hospice Volunteers, Inc.

890 West Stetson, Suite A, Hemet, CA 92543
When: Mondays from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Contact: Bereavement Department, 951-766-9629

Hospice of the Valley

Support groups for widows and widowers.

Temecula Senior Center
Murrieta Senior Center
Sun City Senior Center

When: 8-week sessions. Call ahead for screening.
Contact: Mike Patton, 951-200-7800

Inland Hospice Volunteers

Lewis Cancer Care Center Community Room

1910 Royalty Drive, Pomona, CA 91767
When: Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m.
Contact: 909-447-7241

Joslyn Sr. Center

660 Mountain Avenue, Claremont, CA 91711
When: Thursdays from 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
Contact: 909-447-7241

Kaiser Permanente Hospital, Building H

2295 S. Vineyard, Ontario
When: Mondays from 6:00 - 7:30 pm
Contact: 909-447-7241

First Congregational Church-Riverside Parish House

3755 Lemon Street, Riverside, CA 92501
When: Mondays from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Contact: 909-447-7241

St. Bernardine Medical Center Baby and Family Center

2101 North Waterman Street, San Bernardino, CA 92404
When: Second and Fourth Tuesdays from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Contact: Kathy Crumpacker, 909-881-4387

Other Support Groups

Redlands Church of Christ

1000 Roosevelt Road, Redlands, CA 92374
When: Second and Fourth Sundays from 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Contact: Steven Kay, 909-856-5449 or 909-793-5670

VITAS Support Group

Call for updated support group listings.
Contact: Ashley, 909-386-6000

VNA of California / Adults

A variety of bereavement support groups for adults.

6235 River Crest Drive, Suite P, Riverside, CA
Contact: Scott Lamberth, 951-473-9361, scott.lamberth@vnacalifornia.org

VNA Hospice & Palliative Care of Southern California Grief Support

Loma Linda University Community Health Office

11175 Mountain View Ave., Suite M
Loma Linda, CA 92354
Every Tuesday from 6:00-7:30p.m.
Free and open to anyone coping with the loss of a loved one
Contact number: 800-556-0219 or 951-663-6801
Email: jramsey@vnasocal.org  Website: Vnasocal.org 

Calimesa Norton Younglove Community Center

908 Park Avenue, Calimesa, CA 92320
Contact: Scott Lamberth, 951-473-9361, scott.lamberth@vnacalifornia.org

Yucaipa Golden Oaks Senior Living

33398 Oak Glen Road, Yucaipa, CA 92399
Contact: Scott Lamberth, 951-473-9361, scott.lamberth@vnacalifornia.org

Access Joy

Grief support for all ages. Group times and
locations vary. Call for information.
Contact: Laura and Howard McKay 951-622-4708

Spanish Speaking Support Group

Support for those who have lost a loved one or friend.

1154 E. Highland Ave. 
San Bernardino, CA 92404 
When: Every Tuesday at 7:00 pm 
Contact: Alfonso Muro 909-644-9730

Homicide Bereavement Survivors

Families and Friends of Murder Victims (Bilingual)

Support groups for family and friends of homicide victims.

Colton Chapter, Christ The Redeemer Catholic Church

12745 Oriole Avenue, Robinson Hall, Room 6, Grand Terrace, CA 92313
When: First Tuesday of every month from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Contact: Rose, mail4ffmv@yahoo.com, 909-754-6969

Riverside Chapter, Avaxat Elementary School

24300 La Brisas Road, Murrieta, CA
When: Third Wednesday of every month at 7:00 p.m.
Contact: Dawn, 951-757-4419

West End Chapter, St. Anthony’s Catholic Church

2210 North San Antonio Avenue, Conference Room, Upland, CA 91786
When: Second Thursday of each month from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Contact: Rita Marin, ritaatffmv@aol.com, 909-215-7063

Suicide Bereavement

Pomona Valley Health Center

Support group for those who have lost friends or relatives through suicide.

2140 Grand Avenue, Suite 105, Chino Hills, CA 91709
When: First and third Wednesday of each month from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Contact: Pat Harness-Overley, 909-393-2563, call to confirm

Survivor of Suicide Support Group

Faith-based support group for those who have lost loved ones to suicide.

132 South Thompson, Hemet, CA
When: Contact Sue Foster for exact date and time.
Contact: Sue Foster, 951-389-7597
suefoster@fosteringhopecounseling.com
Website: www.fosteringhopecounseling.com

Fellow Survivors of Suicide Loss

Joslyn Center Weinberger Room

660 North Mountain Avenue, Claremont, CA 91711
When: Mondays from 6:00 - 7:30
Contact: Inland Hospice Volunteers 909-399-3289