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Support Services and Bereavement Counseling

The holidays are not always bliss. Click here to read our advice for coping with grief and loss throughout the season.

Our professionally trained and licensed social workers offer comprehensive emotional support services to assist family members and caregivers with issues of loss and illness. Mount Evans’ program includes: individual counseling; support/educational groups; one-on-one pairings with a trained bereavement volunteer; educational programs for the community; and Camp Comfort, a summer camp for grieving children.

ADULT SUPPORT SERVICES:

Individual Counseling and Referrals
Mount Evans’ licensed social workers are trained in grief and loss issues. We provide short-term counseling to individuals.

Bereavement Volunteers
Specially trained volunteers are matched according to an individual’s specific needs. Volunteers are available by telephone and for home visits.

ADULT SUPPORT GROUPS:

Adult Grief Support
We offer a seven-week grief support group several times a year for adults who have lost a loved one. Reservations are required.

  • Evergreen
    Group sessions begin Friday, January 17, 2020
    10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
    Hosted at Mount Evans Home Health Care & Hospice in Evergreen
  • Conifer
    Group sessions begin Tuesday, February 4, 2020
    3:00 – 4:30 a.m.
    Hosted at Mountain Resource Center in Conifer

Grieving the Death of a Spouse
This group explores issues unique to those who have lost a life partner. This meeting is held every second Thursday of each month from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Hosted at Mount Evans Home Health Care & Hospice in Evergreen

Bereaved Parent Support Group
A four-week workshop for parents who have lost an adult child.
Group sessions for this series will begin Wednesday, February 19, 2020
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Hosted at Mount Evans Home Health Care & Hospice in Evergreen

Caregiver Support Group
This monthly group provides emotional support services for caregivers helping ill, disabled, or elderly loved ones. It meets the second Monday of each month from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Hosted at Mount Evans Home Health Care & Hospice in Evergreen

Support Group for Caregivers of People with Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias
Caring for someone with dementia is a difficult task that becomes easier with education and emotional nourishment. This group offers participants an opportunity to learn more about Alzheimer’s and provides a vital link to other caregivers and community resources.It meets the third Monday of every month from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Hosted at Mount Evans Home Health Care & Hospice in Evergreen

Additional Support Groups
Additional support groups are offered throughout the year. Please call our offices at 303-674-6400 for more information.

CHILDREN’S GRIEF SUPPORT:

Counseling
Each child’s grief reaction is very unique and can change depending on the child’s developmental age and the circumstances surrounding the loss. We can help. Call for more information.

Camp Comfort
Our award-winning weekend bereavement camp is designed to meet the unique needs of children ages 6 to 12 who are grieving the death of a family member or friend. Grief workshops are balanced with recreational activities so children feel free to have fun and just be kids. Click here to visit the Camp Comfort web page.

LONG-TERM CARE PLANNING:

Do you have questions about insurance, Medicare or Medicaid coverage or long-term care planning? Perhaps you need help finding special-needs clothing, equipment, or other services offered in our mountain area. We can help. Our licensed social workers will answer your questions and help you locate available resources. Please call 303-674-6400 to arrange an appointment.

ADDITIONAL GRIEF RESOURCES:

To find additional grief resources on the internet, click here.