Support Groups

HOPE for Bereaved offers support groups that cover many different forms of grief as part of its core services. The organization was founded on the understanding that sharing the journey from grief to hope with others who are going through or have experienced the same suffering is essential to the healing process. Find a specific support group or attend one of our general grief sessions.

Central New York Area:

Held Monthly at 4500 Onondaga Blvd, Syracuse NY

HOPE for Bereaved

Death of a child, sibling, parent, spouse, partner, relative, friend or co-worker.
Second Tuesday 6:30  pm – 8:30 pm


HOPE for Widows and Widowers

Death of a husband or wife.
General – First Wednesday – 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Young – Third Tuesday – 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Senior – Third Wednesday – 10:00am to noon)


HOPE for Children and Teens (6 and up)

Death of a sibling or friend.
Third Wednesday – 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Death of a parent, grandparent or caregiver.
Third Tuesday – 6:30pm to 8:30pm


HOPE For Bereaved Parents

*Please call HOPE in advance if you plan to attend this group.

HOPE for Parents Death of an infant or child by accident or illness.
Third Wednesday – 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Death of infant by miscarriage, stillbirth or newborn death.
Third Wednesday – 6:30pm to 8:30pm  


HOPE for Survivors

Death by suicide of a child, sibling, parent, spouse, partner, relative, friend or co-worker.
Second and Fourth Wednesdays – 6:30pm to 8:30pm


HOPE for Bereaved (Drug Overdose)

Death of a child, sibling, parent, spouse, partner, relative, friend or co-worker due to a Drug Overdose.
First Tuesday – 6:30pm to 8:30pm


HOPE for Death by Homicide

Death of spouse, partner, family or friend by homicide.
Fourth Wednesday – 6:30pm to 8:30pm. Meets in a separate room.


Oswego/Fulton Area:

Hope for Bereaved (General)

Death of parent, relative, or friend.

Second Tuesday – 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Oswego Hospital
110 W. 6th St.
Cafeteria Conference Room
Oswego, NY 13021

Fourth Tuesday – 6:30pm to 8:30pm
St. Lukes Health Services
299 E. River Road
Oswego, NY 13126

Death by Drug Overdose
First Thursday 6:30pm – 8:00pm
State St. United Methodist Church
Fulton, NY 13069