Grief Support Groups

We believe that it is important to provide continued support for people dealing with the death of a loved one. Though we work diligently to provide the best after-care services available, we realize that some families may need a network of support that can only be provided by organized support groups. 

Here is a list of several convenient options.

Athol Springs

Circle of Daughters, Inc.  
4637 Ironwood Dr., Hamburg, NY 14075
Phone: (716) 627-4934
Contact: Day Cummings

Circle of Daughters, Inc. offers counseling services for men, women, and children who suffer from grief related issues resulting from death or divorce. Contact us for our schedule.


Family Caregivers Support Group  
Elderwood at Hamburg
5775 Mae Lou Dr., Hamburg, NY 14075
Phone: (716) 648-2820
Contact: Jenny Osburn

GriefShare Seminar/Support Group  
4999 McKinley Pkwy., Hamburg, NY 14075
Phone: (716) 649-6335
Fax: (716) 649-1984
Contact: Bill Nykyforchyn
Contact: Betty Weber

GriefShare is a weekly video seminar featuring some of the nation's foremost experts on grief recovery topics. Each seminar is combined with a grief support group discussion time to allow group participants to talk about the content of the seminar and about how they are dealing with the loss. There is also a DivorceCare program for people who are separated or divorced.


Mary & Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Support Center, an affiliate of The Center for Hospice & Palliative Care
150 Bennett Rd., Cheektowaga, NY 14227
Phone: (716) 836-6460
Fax: (716) 836-1578

The Wilson Support Center (formerly known as Life Transitions Center since 1977) is an affiliate of The Center for Hospice & Palliative Care, a non-profit organization.focused on providing education, counseling, information, support, and resources to anyone concerned about issues related to loss, grief, death, and living with a life-threatening illness. Programs are available for adults, children, and families.

WNY Perinatal Bereavement Network, Inc., an affiliate of The Center for Hospice & Palliative Care

150 Bennett Rd., Cheektowaga, NY 14227

Phone: (716) 626-6363

Fax: (716) 626-6368

Our mission is to assist the community in meeting the needs of people facing perinatal death, the death of a baby from miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, stillbirth or early infant death.


Niagara Hospice

4675 Sunset Drive

Lockport, NY 14094

Phone: (716) 439-4417

The Niagara Hospice Bereavement Department offers grief support to families in a variety of ways. Bereavement Counselors are available for individual and group support as you navigate this journey toward adjusting to your new normal.