Youth bereavement group lists fall gatherings

Posted 8/20/18

NEW HARTFORD — Children’s Brave Hearts Grief Groups will be held in Oneida and Herkimer counties beginning in September.The groups are for children between the ages of 6-12 who have experienced …

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Youth bereavement group lists fall gatherings

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NEW HARTFORD — Children’s Brave Hearts Grief Groups will be held in Oneida and Herkimer counties beginning in September.

The groups are for children between the ages of 6-12 who have experienced the death of a parent, grandparent, or special person in their life.  The group utilizes arts and crafts to help children recognize their own grief, understand their feelings, express them in a healthy manner, and give and receive support.

Parents are requested to come early for pickup of their children at the first meeting in order to attend a parent orientation session at 7:15 p.m.

The Oneida County group will meet at Hospice & Palliative Care, 4277 Middle Settlement Road, from 6-7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, Sept. 11 through Oct. 30.  For more information or to register for the group, contact: Licensed Medical Social Worker Adrian Bartholomeo at 315-735-6487, ext. 1070 by Sept. 4.

The Herkimer County group will meet at the YMCA of Mohawk Valley, 83 E. Main St., Mohawk, from 6-7:30 p.m. on Thursdays, Sept. 13 through Nov. 1.  For more information or to register for the group, contact Judy Tastor, Children’s Services coordinator, at 315-794-6833 by Sept. 6.

Bereavement groups are free and open to the public.  To see other groups offered go to the Hospice website at www.hospicecareinc.org and look under Bereavement Services.

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