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Support Groups

Losing a loved one can open up a wide range of feelings.  Everyone has the right to grieve in their own way. Studies show that acknowledging and sharing thoughts and feelings reduces loneliness and supports the healing process.  We realize that we are not alone and that others are in comparable situations with similar reactions. There is never a charge for Talbot Hospice support groups. Sessions are open to the public whether or not your loved one was served by Talbot Hospice and regardless of county of residence.

If you have any questions please reach out to or or call 410-822-6681 EXT 116


Spousal Loss Support Group - Men Supporting Men
8-Week Session Begins on Monday, February 6th. The group meets from 9am to 10am at Talbot Hospice. 


Spousal Loss Support Group - Women Supporting Women
8-Week Session Begins on Tuesday, February 7th. The group meets from 10am to 11am at Talbot Hospice. 


Spanish-Speaking Grief Support Group
8-Week Session Begins on Tuesday February 7th at 1:30pm. Please contact For All Seasons for more information at 410-882-1018.


Caregivers Support Group 
Second Tuesday of the Month from 3:00 - 4:00pm
This group is for caregivers who are taking care of a loved one with a life-limiting illness. The meeting offers the opportunity to listen for solutions to challenging situations and a chance to share situations in a compassionate environment. Come as you are and find support from those who are in a similar situation. 


Healing Through Yoga - In Person (Zoom Optional) - returning in February 2022. 
Tuesdays, 9:00-10:00am 

This complementary therapy  guides participants through mindfulness and poses that direct healing in positive ways. Participants will learn empowering techniques to cope with grief and honor their loss. Led by Leslie Ornoff, RYT. No previous yoga experience necessary. Please contact the Bereavement Office to sign-up.


Child Loss Support Group 
Third Wednesday of the Month, 7:00-8:30pm
A monthly group session for parents who have experienced the death of a child of any age. Please click here for more information.


Grief Support Group 
Fourth Tuesday of the Month, 5:00-6:00pm
A monthly support group for any adult in the community who is grieving the death of a loved one. 


Survivors of Sudden/Tragic Loss Support Group
Every Second Tuesday 5:00 - 6:00pm - Please call to register

Peer Based Support (plus staff) for those who have lost loved ones to suicide, overdoses, accidents, crimes, and aggression.  The focus will be managing grief and loss with the goal of ultimately finding hope by giving words to sorrow.


H.E.A.R.T.S. Support Group - “Helping Empty Arms Recover Through Sharing” (Infant and Perinatal Loss)
3rd Wednesday of the month: 5-6:00 p.m.
For anyone who has lost a pregnancy at any stage or an infant in up to the first year of life are invited to attend this group to share their story and receive support.


Spousal Loss Support Group
8-Week Groups.  Please call more information.


Spanish-Speaking Grief Support Group in partnership for For All Seasons
8-Week Session. Please call us Talbot Hospice and/or For All Seasons (410-829-6143) for information. 

Pet Loss Support Group - In Partnership with Talbot Humane
For grieving pet owners. Call Talbot Humane at 410-822-0107 or go to for more information.


For Children and Adolescents
Death can be confusing and upsetting for children and adolescents. Working in conjunction with both public and private schools in Talbot County, Talbot Hospice offers grief support for children and teens that have lost a loved one. If you are interested in having your young person participate, please contact the guidance counselor at your child's school or the Bereavement Office at Talbot Hospice, 410-822-6681 or click here to email. 

Counseling is available by appointment for individuals and their family members in anticipation of or following a death. Please call the Bereavement Office at 410-822-6681 or to email click here.

There is never a charge for any support group.  


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Please contact our Bereavement team if you are looking for resources.

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