The Bereavement Support Group of Cape Fear Valley Hospice meets at 1830 Owen Drive, Suite 203 (Bordeaux Shopping Center), Professional Offices in Fayetteville, NC. They meet on the first and third Thursdays of every month from noon to 1:30 p.m. The group is for those who are coping with the death of a loved one. For more information, please call 609-6740 or 609-6511. Chaplain Teresa Strickland at (910) 609-6710.
Community Support Group (The Many Faces of Loss)
The purpose of this group is to provide support and educational information that focus on identification and expression of the emotions related to the loss of hope, dreams, loved ones…etc. The group meets the 2nd Monday of every month (except January and July–a little break for the busy holidays), from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Advantage Hospice and Home Care, 1710 Owen Drive (Under the Tower), Fayetteville, North Carolina. For more information, please call Angela Oxendine Smith, MSW, P-LCSW, Regional Bereavement Coordinator at (910) 223-3107.
Compassionate Friends, a support group for families who have experienced the death of a child, meets on the first Tuesday of the month at 7:30 p.m. in the Cardinal Room at the Village Drive Education Center of Cape Fear Valley Health System (3418 Village Drive, Fayetteville). For more information, please call Martha Lynch at (910) 609-4481.
SHARE Bereavement Support Group
The SHARE Bereavement Support Group meets the second Tuesday of each month from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Dogwood and Pine Rooms of the Village Drive Education Center of Cape Fear Valley Health System, located at 3418 Village Drive. SHARE is a self-help support group for parents who have lost babies through miscarriage, stillbirth, ectopic pregnancy or genetic abnormality, as well as newborn or infant deaths up to age one. Lori S. Farmer, RN, ARNP, MS, APNG(c) a local nurse genetic counselor and perinatal bereavement counselor, is the group’s coordinator. There is no cost to participate. Parents are welcome to come together, alone or with a friend or relative. For more information, please call CareLink at 609-LINK (5465).