Grief does not discriminate based on geography. Fortunately, cities across the country are increasingly offering services to help families cope with loss and find a reason to believe again. We are pleased to offer a list of resources to assist bereaved families in the Columbus area. EVERMORE does not endorse any of the following providers.
"At a Loss" Group is a free support group for parents who have experienced the death of a child. They also offer private counseling that can be billed to Medicaid, private insurance, or paid for on a sliding scale.
Location: Syntero Dublin Counseling Center located at 299 Cramer Creek Court, Dublin, OH
Phone Number: 614-889-5722
Adult Hope and Healing Grief Support Group is a general, weekly grief group for those who are coping with the loss of a loved one. Teenagers and adults meet at the same times but in different rooms.
Location: Cornerstone of Hope located at 1550 Old Henderson Road, Suite E-262, Columbus, OH
Phone Number: 614-824-4285
Bagel Bunch is a support group that gives grieving individuals tools on how to express their emotions, handle the stages of loss and continue to take care of themselves.
Location: Wexner Heritage Village, Creekside at the Village located at 2200 Welcome Place, Columbus, OH
Phone Number: 614-559-0350
GriefShare offers many bereavement support groups, however, these support groups change often. Contact them for more information.
Phone Number: 800-395-5755
Parents of Murdered Children, Inc. has a central Ohio chapter that offers a support group for anyone who has suffered the murder of a loved one.
Location: P.O. Box 23936, Columbus, OH
Men and Grief is a group that meets twice a month and helps men explore ways that they can cope with their grief. Individuals must call and preregister.
Location: OhioHealth Hospice Kobacker House located at 800 McConnell Drive, Columbus, OH
Phone Number: 614-533-6060
Mount Carmel St Ann’s Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support Group is a group that provides comfort and education to anyone who has experienced pregnancy loss through miscarriage, stillbirth or infant death.
Location: 1144 Dublin Road, Columbus, OH
Phone Number: 614-898-4024
Nationwide Children’s Hospital-Seasons for Caring offers a support group that is open to all parents who have experienced the death of a child.
Location: Center for Family and Child Advocacy located at 655 East Living Avenue, Columbus, OH
Phone Number: Susan Kyser at 614-722-5250
Ohio Health Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support Group meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m.
Location: Kobacker House located at 3595 Olentangy River Road, Columbus, OH
Phone Number: 614-566-4509
Survivors of Suicide offers a support group for those who have lost a loved one to suicide. Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Contact Joy Beachum for information about the meeting's location.
Phone Number: Joy Beachum at 704-438-6768
The Compassionate Friends is a network of support groups for parents and families who have experienced the death of a child.
- Central Ohio chapter meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m.
Location: Ascension Lutheran Church located at 1479 Morse Road, Columbus, Ohio
Phone Number: 614-882-8986