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Local Grief Support

We've compiled a list of grief resources that offer services you may find helpful. If you don't see what you’re looking for, please feel free to contact us for assistance and recommendations.

 

Web Based Support


Mueller Funeral Homes

Click Grief Resources under Resources tab

 


Illinois Valley Community Hospital

Site Search: Grief Support or Grief Counseling

 


St. Margaret’s Hospital

Click Grief under Support Groups

 

One-on-One Counseling

 

Contact your local hospital or hospice agency for recommendations:

 

Illinois Valley Community Hospital (IVCH)   (815) 223-3300
 
IVCH Counseling Clinic   (815) 223-3696
 
Illinois Valley Hospice   (815) 224-1307
 
St. Margaret’s Hospital (SMH)   (815) 664-5311
 
St. Margaret’s Hospice   (815) 664-1132
 
VITAS Hospice   (815) 220-0021
 

Area Support Groups

 

GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP AT IVCH
Phone: (815) 223-3300 ext.3426
Contact: Deacon Ray Fischer
Meets 2nd & 4th Wednesday of every month, 6:30 PM, at IVCH, lower level, in Conference Room B

 

GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP AT SMH
Phone: (815) 664-1639
Contact: Rebecca Ralston, MSW
Meets 3rd Tuesday of every month, 6:00 PM, at SMH in Upper Lobby

 

COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS
Phone: (815) 223-7663
Contact: Rita Studzinski
For those who have lost a child of any age. Open to parents, grandparents and siblings. Meets 4th Thurs. of every month at IVCH in Special Procedures Conference Room near West St. lobby

 

RAINBOWS
Phone: (815) 664-1639
Contact: Rebecca Ralston, MSW
Children’s peer support group for those who’ve experienced death, divorce and loss. Meets every other Wednesday, 5:30 PM, at SMH in Room 129, First Floor