Hospice Grief Center-Upcoming Events

Attending a support group with others who have experienced a similar loss and are having similar reactions may be helpful in processing your feelings. Hospice of CNY support groups are facilitated by professional staff who understand grief and offer insight towards healing during this difficult time.

All events are held at Hospice of CNY, 990 Seventh North St., Liverpool, NY.

Please use the Panasci entrance at the back of the building, which is fully accessible.

Doors open 15 minutes before events.

To check on cancellations due to weather or emergency, call 634-1113 x 307 

two hours prior to the event.

Spousal/Significant Other Loss Group

This is a seven-week support group, registration is required.

“Open to the community”

How do I exist in a world without my soulmate? 

Will the pain ever go away? 

  We will explore these issues and find ways to replace pain with hope

January 11 –February 22, 2017 (Wednesdays)

1:00-2:30 pm (Solace Room @ Hospice of CNY)

Facilitated by Susan Bachorik, M.S., Bereavement Counselor

Call 634-2208 by January 5th  to register 

An Introduction to Grief Yoga

We are excited to again announce the opportunity to gather and participate in the viewing of the DVD, “Grief Yoga” by Paul Denniston, a renowned expert.

This “Gentle Flow for Beginners” Group will be offered for 6 consecutive Thursdays starting on

January 19th, 2017 at Hospice.

Sessions take place from 2 to 3:15 pm and will be repeated from 6 to 7:15 pm.

Grief Yoga can be experienced in a chair or on a mat on the floor.

The group will be co-ordinated by Hospice Bereavement Counselor, Joyce Nevola,LMSW.




Spousal/Significant Other Loss Support Group

Drop-In Group Dates, no registration is required. Discussion points for each group will vary.

Wednesdays, 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

January 18th


March 15th

April 19th

May 17th

June 21st

Please call 315-634-2208 for more information

Adult Grief Support Group

Six Thursday Evenings

February 23, 2017 – March 30, 2017

6:00 pm – 7:15 pm

Facilitated by Michelle Gladu, LMSW,  Bereavement Counselor

To register, call 634-2208 

by February 20, 2017

Children’s Grief Group


For: Children Ages 5-12

When: Six Tuesdays from 5:30 to 6:45 PM

Beginning: Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

Ending: Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

Please Call 634-2208 to Register

Registration Ends Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

Facilitated by Karen Leshko Balamut, LMSW, Bereavement Counselor