Grief Support

We know how hard it is to lose someone you love. MaineGeneral Hospice & Volunteers of Kennebec Valley is here to give you compassionate support.

You and your loved ones are welcome to use our grief support services, which are free of charge.

Support Groups Available

  • Adult Grief Support Groups meet throughout the year. Each group session offers information and handouts on grief and healing.
    Preregistration is required to attend any group.
    • General Loss Grief Support Group is offered in Augusta one night a week for six weeks. This group is offered throughout the year.
    • Child Loss Group is a six-week group held as needed. This group welcomes those who have experienced the death of a child of any age.
    • Survivors of Suicide Loss is an eight-week group held as needed. This group is for individuals who have experienced the death of a loved one by suicide.
  • For Families
    • Healing Hearts: a Family Grief Support Program is offered for families with children ages 3 to 17 who are grieving the death of a loved one. Children and teens meet in age-appropriate groups. A safe and nurturing space is provided as children explore feelings and share memories through art, play and storytelling. Adults meet together and receive support and education relating to their children’s grief.

Other Bereavement Resources


If you need grief support and live in:

Waterville area, please call Hospice Volunteers of the Waterville Area (HVWA) at (207) 873-3615 or visit their website for more information.

Skowhegan area, please call Hospice Volunteers of Somerset County (HVSC) at (207) 474-7775 or visit their website for more information.

Contact Us

Toll-free: (877) 561-7299
Fax: (207) 861-6297
Fax referrals: (207) 861-3503